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Jay Stokes, 47, a skydiving instructor, on Tuesday (unofficially) broke the record of 500 parachute jumps in a 24-hour period. He made 534 jumps in Lake Elsinore, California, and raised money for the Special Olympics and Special Operations Warrior Foundation...

A Learjet crashed shortly after takeoff from St. Louis Downtown Airport yesterday morning. All four on board survived, and reportedly "walked away" from the site. Early reports said it appeared the engines were not working properly and the pilots landed in a field, and then the aircraft caught fire and was destroyed...

EAA will announce today in Oshkosh the name of its one-millionth Young Eagle...

FAA proposed new rules for extended aircraft operations (ETOPS) that will allow aircraft with two engines to fly more direct routes...

PBS's Nova debuted a documentary about the Wright brothers and the Wright Experience this week...

Registration now open for 2004 Women in Aviation International Conference in Reno, Nev., March 11-13.