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The Cessna Twins Spar Corporation (CTSc) was recently formed to address issues related to the pending Cessna Wing Spar ADs and similar ones to follow. Express Aircraft Company LLC has been sold after the death of its president Larry Olson in a plane crash on his way to EAA AirVenture last summer. New owners are husband-and-wife team Roy Davis and Nancy Moon...

Aircraft Manufacturing and Development is offering start-up dealerships for its Alarus aircraft throughout the U.S. and Canada. In an affiliation with Letsfly.org, Alarus owners become part of a network where they can use other aircraft when in another part of the country. The companies also say it improves aircraft utilization and profitability for flight schools...

Hundreds of pieces of Concorde memorabilia are in an online auction that begins in early November. Now's your chance to bid on everything from a flight data recorder to a full-sized mock-up of the front half of the supersonic airliner. Make a nice lawn ornament...

Construction workers found 26 World War II bombs while expanding the runway at Palembang, S. Sumatra's airport. A spokesman said he didn't find anything strange about the discoveries since the airport was a military base during the war. He said it didn't slow the work down...

Five young women have become the first to be accepted into pilot training in China. The women, most of them 18, were picked after rigid testing. In four years they will be co-pilots.