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A missing Middle Eastern F-16 has investigators stumped. The jet, which belonged to Bahrain's air force, disappeared Saturday during a routine training flight over the northern Gulf. Bahraini, American and Australian rescue teams have been involved in patrols to the north of Bahrain, where the F-16 vanished from radar screens. The cause of the accident is unknown...
The homebuilt community is mourning the loss of David Stits. Mr. Stits, EAA Chapter 1 President and son of famed homebuilding pioneer Ray Stits, was killed in an airplane crash on Saturday in Southern California. Also killed in the crash of the Stits Playmate SA-11 was fellow Chapter 1 member, Debbie Nalepa of Detroit. EAA President Tom Poberezny expressed his sorrow at the loss of the 56-year-old Stits...
Two international gateways are celebrating their 75 anniversaries. Newark’s Liberty International Airport and Los Angeles International (LAX) are marking their milestones with a series of historic programs. In the 1930s, Newark Municipal Airport handled nearly 90,000 people through its only terminal. Now, three terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport funnel nearly 90,000 passengers worldwide. Before becoming a major international gateway, LAX began as nothing more than a 2,000-foot strip of oiled dirt. Now, it is one of the largest airports in the world.