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The trailer for "The Aviator," Hollywood's "true story" about Howard Hughes and his aircraft, is now online. The movie, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Hughes, is scheduled for release in December...

The pilot died when his North American T-28 crashed near Tampa (Fla.) North Aero Park on Thursday. Pilot Joseph Rendzio, 74, had spent six years refurbishing the plane. Though Rendzio crashed into trees and nobody on the ground was hurt, the accident has inflamed opposition among neighbors to the airport, citing fears of a plane hitting a house...

The Flight of Discovery, a group of scientists and pilots following the route of Lewis and Clark by air, is underway...

The TSA has changed a rule that prevented armed pilots from carrying their weapons on board when flying as passengers, according to The Dallas Morning News...

British airline pilots say proposed changes in flight-time rules are dangerous...

Seattle's Museum of Flight opened its new Personal Courage Wing yesterday, exhibiting fighter aircraft from World Wars I and II...

Cessna's Citation Sovereign got its type certificate from the FAA last week. The 12-passenger jet has the largest cabin in the Citation line, and cruises at 459 knots...

An L.A. Times staff writer took a Be A Pilot ride; here's his report.