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A Penn State aerospace engineering team has designed morphing aircraft wings that they say will boost efficiency and performance. The wings are covered in moveable plates that allow them to change shape in flight...

A record-setting balloon flight won't land the pilot in the FAA's bad books. The agency said it will not file any charges against David Hempleman-Adams, who took the balloon to 42,000 feet over Colorado. At the time, the FAA said they didn't have any record of a flight plan...

One glider pilot died, another parachuted to safety after their aircraft collided over a field in England. The accident occurred near Alton, Hampshire...

The quest for a new GA airport in central Texas took a big hit when local authorities rejected the three leading sites. By law, municipal or county authorities must approve an airport in their midst and officials in Hutto, Manor and Taylor all turned their thumbs down...

Authorities remain tight-lipped after Canadian fighter jets escorted an Air Canada flight to its landing at Vancouver International Airport Tuesday. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported that an unspecified threat prompted the escort but the airline, police and military officials wouldn't confirm that.