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A protestor who threw a container of red paint at the Enola Gay was arrested Monday during the public opening of NASM's Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport. The aircraft was dented, and the container fell to the floor, where it shattered...

Monday, pilot Clay Lacy established his 29th world record, this one flying a Gulfstream IISP from Los Angeles to Kitty Hawk at an average speed of 631 mph. The trip took three hours and 48 minutes. "I believe this is a great way to honor and pay tribute to the first powered flight of a heavier-than-air machine," Lacy said. The jet he flew has been updated with blended-winglet technology. Bob Hoover and several other pilots joined Lacy on the jet...

Garmin is now listed in the NASDAQ-100 index, the company announced last week...

A Montana man faces charges of hunting without a permit after the Piper PA-22 he was flying in, while shooting coyotes, crashed, killing the pilot...

Two space tourists have paid $20 million each and will fly to the Space Station, Reuters reported yesterday...

Australian pilot Jon Johanson landed safely at Adelaide yesterday, after being stranded for several days in Antarctica when his plans for a round-the-world flight went awry...

Planners for a memorial to be built at the 9/11 crash site of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania received $298,000 from Congress to develop the project. A design is scheduled to be ready by 2005.