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A Maryland pilot has touched down in Antarctica in his bid to fly over both poles solo. Gus McLeod landed at Argentina's Mirambio Base Saturday. He was forced to turn back on an earlier flight because of ice...

The Canadian province of Alberta has eliminated its aviation fuel tax on international flights. Carriers, including WestJet and Air Canada, which fly to the U.S., welcomed the 1.5-percent drop in fuel costs. Now they'd like the same break on domestic flights...

Frontier Airlines' maintenance division has been awarded its fifth consecutive FAA Diamond Star Award. The award recognizes airlines that have at least 25 percent of their mechanics complete training beyond their normal certifications...

Phillip Woodruff, 59, is the National Aeronautic Association's pick for top aerospace educator in 2003. Woodruff is a senior manager with the Federal Aviation Administration headquarters in Washington, D.C. He'll get the Frank G. Brewer Trophy for almost 40 years of work in promoting aviation programs.