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An American Airlines aircraft effectively closed Richmond International Airport for eight hours on Thursday after the crew tried to pull a U-turn at the intersection of the main runways. The unidentified airplane went off the runway and got stuck in the mud, effectively blocking both runways. It was ultimately freed by a towing company, but not before five flights were cancelled...

Raytheon's newest bizjet, the Hawker Horizon, got provisional type certification Thursday. The "super midsize" jet seats six passengers and has a 3,100-nm range at Mach .82 that can stretch out to 3,400 nm throttled back. A Wichita businessman bought the first one...

A new IMAX movie puts theater patrons in the cockpit of an F-15 through some of the coolest flying anywhere. "Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag" follows a U.S. Air Force pilot through the air combat exercise held at Nellis Air Force base four times a year. It's playing in Seattle now...