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Check out the Web site for the World Ballooning Championships underway in Australia this week, and find out what a nudie is...

Scuba divers in Australia want to sink a Russian-built MiG fighter jet captured by their forces in Iraq, to create an artificial reef and attract tourists...

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Rhinebeck, N.Y., opens for the season Saturday, featuring weekend air shows with vintage aircraft, biplane rides, and a museum...

Two Qantas pilots were charged last week with reckless operation of an aircraft for taking off in a B737 at night without activating the airport lights. The flight took place in October 2001...

About 24 propellers built by Hamilton Sundstrand Corp. are affected by a new FAA Airworthiness Directive that requires suspect blades to be removed and replaced....

Zeppelin-NT of Germany delivered its first airship on Saturday, to a Japanese company. The new owners plan to use the 12-seat, 247-foot craft for sightseeing trips and advertising, and will fly it to Japan later this summer...

Boeing on Monday won a U.S. Navy contract to develop a fleet of submarine-hunting aircraft derived from the 737 airframe. The contract, which Boeing won over incumbent Lockheed Martin, is worth up to $20 billion for up to 100 airplanes.