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High winds damaged or destroyed 20 to 25 airplanes and several hangars at San Marcos Municipal Airport as thunderstorms tore through Texas Monday night. Losses total up to $7 million, the Austin American-Statesman reported...

A proposal to construct a 2,000-foot tower in Bayonne, N.J., in the midst of the busiest terminal airspace in the world, has been put on hold. The tower instead will return to the top of a new building to be built at the former World Trade Center site...

A replica of the Spirit of St. Louis broke up in flight and crashed during an airshow in Coventry, England, on Saturday. Pilot and builder 59-year-old Pierre Hollander died of injuries sustained in the crash, BBC News reported Sunday...

AOPA prez Phil Boyer will take pilots' questions during a hangar-session seminar at the AOPA Fly-In in Frederick, Md., this Saturday...

The prohibited airspace around the presidential retreat at Camp David, Md., has been reduced to a 3-nm radius during times the president is not in residence, as of last Sunday, AOPA said.