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The FAA has issued an Airworthiness Directive on Gippsland GA8 aircraft. There have been three reports of the aileron control being stiff and one in which aileron control locked while the plane was being taxied. Rubbing between the control-wheel shaft and the bushing in the control column can cause wear or damage...

The FAA has changed regulations to allow candidates in local and state elections to hire private aircraft. Previously, only those running for Congress or president could do so. Congress asked for the rule change in 1996. It takes effect March 5...

EAA has confirmed that rare flying versions of two World War II bombers will be at AirVenture 2005. The Commemorative Air Force's B-29 Fifi and a Consolidated LB-30 (better known as a B-24) will be on display at Aeroshell Square. This year's show celebrates the 60th anniversary of the end of the war.