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AirShares Elite Folds
December 16, 2014 Fractional service AirShares Elite closed Dec. 1 and is now selling off its large fleet of Cirrus aircraft. AirShares...

End Of The Line For The A380?
December 14, 2014 The world's biggest airliner may have one of industry's shortest production runs. Airbus has announced it could end production...

Barefoot Bandit Documentary Out
December 14, 2014 Although it's not the Hollywood blockbuster many predicted would result, a new film has been made that tries to shed light on...

Oklahoma Temporary Tower Rule Ready
December 14, 2014 Oklahoma is expected to adopt emergency rules that will require wind farm prospectors to make the temporary towers they use to...

FAA Funding Secured
December 13, 2014 The FAA has funding security (assuming presidential approval) for nine months after the Senate passed the so-called...

Russian Spy Planes A Hazard
December 13, 2014 Sweden says Russian spy planes are getting in the way of commercial flights and the Swedes would like it to stop. "This is...

Alpha Jet Hits Nursing Home, One Dead
December 11, 2014 One woman was killed and others were injured Wednesday when a French Air Force Alpha Jet training aircraft crashed into a home...

Bonus Depreciation Back On The Table
December 9, 2014 The House has passed a package of tax measures that would, among other things, revive bonus depreciation on capital...

Flight Attendant Thrown Off Flight By Passenger
December 8, 2014 It's not often that a passenger throws the chief flight attendant off a flight but that's the scenario that led to a recent...

Smaller Aircraft Tails Possible
December 7, 2014 Researchers at Caltech and the University of Arizona are working on a system that may someday allow aircraft designers to...