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The Boeing S-307 Stratoliner arrived August 6 at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia. The sole remaining example of the world's first pressurized airliner will make The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center its new home. The museum opens its doors for the public December 15...

A Learjet 35A crashed early Monday morning in Groton, Conn., killing both pilots. The charter jet took off from Long Island and was approaching the Groton airport when it hit three houses and crashed in a river. Nobody on the ground was hurt...

Ibis Aerospace expects its new 10-seat propjet, the Ae270, to be certified in the Czech Republic by the end of this year, with FAA certification shortly thereafter, the company announced last week. The newest prototype has been flying since February, logging more than 54 hours aloft. The U.S. arm of the company is based in Kerrville, Texas...

If you are a U.S. citizen, a certified pilot, and you have experience with Flight Service Stations or FSS-related services, the FAA wants you to take their online survey. It takes about 20 minutes, and will be available through August 31...

Aeronautical engineer John E. "Jack" Steiner, who helped design Boeing's 727 and 737 airliners, died last week at age 85, in Medina, Wash....

Noise complaints are piling up against pilots from the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Airport. At a recent meeting, the pilots were warned to be "neighborly" or face political fallout that could force the airport to close...

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has signed into law a bill repealing that state's pilot-background-check law.