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All five people on board died Sunday when a Piper Navajo crashed near an apartment complex in San Antonio, Texas. An investigator said Monday the pilot told controllers he was climbing, but radar showed the airplane in a steep descent...

Cessna's huge new Wichita Service Center is preparing for its grand opening next month. The center will be the world's largest general aviation maintenance facility, with five hangars, four fuel farms, 443,000 square feet of space, and room for over 100 Citations...

Gliders in the U.K. were involved in 10 near-midairs in the second half of last year, safety investigators said recently, noting that newer models fly at high altitudes without transponders and are hard to see, both visually and on radar...