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A Virgin Atlantic pilot faces alcohol-related charges after he was prevented from flying a Boeing 747 and 383 passengers from Washington to London on Friday. Capt. Richard Harwell, 55, a U.S. citizen living in Britain, has been charged with attempting to operate an aircraft under the influence of alcohol. TSA screeners allegedly smelled booze on his breath during a security check...

They'll be a little blip on radar but an awesome sight for Rose Bowl Parade spectators. For the first time, the U.S. Air Force's three stealth aircraft, the B-2, F-117A and F/A-22, will fly in formation in public over the California spectacle...

An English town has banned flying model aircraft following the death of a 13-year-old girl struck by one. Tara Lipscombe died of head injuries after being hit last April 15. The Dartford Heath council imposed the ban pending the approval of new bylaws...

The College of the Ozarks is closing its aviation maintenance program due to lack of enrollment. Only a fraction of the available seats have been filled in recent years and costs are rising. Flight training will continue. The college is also under investigation by the FAA for allegedly falsifying maintenance records on an aircraft...

U.S.-bound flights from Vancouver International Airport were halted for seven hours Friday after a package containing white powder and a note was sent to U.S. Customs at the airport. The unidentified powder was later determined to be harmless and officials will only say the note was "lengthy and descriptive" and that some kind of criminal intent was suggested. Terrorism has been ruled out.