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MT composite propellers are now STC'd for Aviat Husky aircraft. MT sales rep Larry Schlasinger said the composite props are lighter and offer better climb and cruise performance...

You could get a real charge out of flying Korean Air if you don't behave. The Transportation Security Administration has given the airline approval to equip crew members with Taser guns to subdue would-be terrorists or other onboard threats. Others are bound to follow...

A potentially pricey change to maintenance regulations has been delayed by the FAA. The agency has put off, until the end of February, implementing regs that would bar Part 135 operators from blocking access to aircraft seats to reduce passenger capacity to nine. Planes with nine or fewer seats operate under less stringent maintenance requirements...

Onex Corp., a Canadian investment company, may buy Boeing's Kansas and Oklahoma commercial operations. British-based GKN PLC had been poised to buy the sites in Wichita, Kan., and Tulsa and McAlester, Okla., but pulled out of the deal for undisclosed reasons...

The city of Chicago has been given an extra 30 days to fight Meigs-related fines. The FAA gave the city until Dec. 3 to explain why it shouldn't have to pay back $1.5 million intended for repairs at O'Hare International Airport that it used instead tear up the runway at Meigs.