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The inventor of the flying car has died but Robert Fulton's dream lives on. Fulton, an adventurer (he rode a motorcycle around the world in 1937) and explorer died last Friday at the age of 95. He began working on the Airphibian in 1946. It became the first certified aircraft that could also be driven on the road. One of the 11 examples survives in the Smithsonian...

Twelve passengers and crew were injured when an American Eagle flight blew a tire on landing at San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Super ATR turboprop was carrying 26 people on a flight from Mayaguez when the mishap occurred. The FAA is investigating...

A Miami man has been ordered to stay off airplanes after the Southwest Airlines flight he was on diverted to Norfolk, Va., because of his alleged behavior. A man is accused of attempting to take a swing at a flight attendant at the culmination of a series of confrontations with cabin staff...