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Adam Aircraft announced it will open a manufacturing plant in Ogden, Utah. The company will lease 22,000 square feet of space to build A500 push/pull piston aircraft and A700 jets. Adam says more facilities will be added as demand warrants...

Indonesian authorities are interviewing employees of Garuda Airlines in the poisoning of a passenger. Munir, a well-known human rights activist, was killed by a dose of arsenic believed to have been administered on a flight to Amsterdam last September...

President Bush is expected to make 60 appearances in coming months and you know what that means. Remember to check and double-check your own flight plans to make sure they don't conflict with the TFRs that will result from the president's tour to sell his Social Security plans...

She's almost as old as powered, controlled flight and now Evelyn Bryan is talking about slowing down. Mama Bird, as she's known around Morristown, Tenn., is 95 and has 58,000 hours. She plans to stop giving flight exams this spring...

After a 17-year investigation and two-year trial, two Indian-born Canadian residents were acquitted of bomb attacks that brought down an Air India Boeing 747, killing 329 people on board and two baggage handlers at Narita Airport in Japan in June of 1985. Ripudaman Singh Malik, 58, and Ajaib Singh Bagri, 55, were charged with placing the bombs in luggage as revenge for the Indian government's attack on the Sikh Golden Temple in 1984. One bomb went off when the 747 was off the coast of Ireland while the other was intended for another Air India flight…

Airbus says it will ask airlines operating A300-600 and A310 models to inspect the rudders. The request came a week after an Air Transat A310 lost almost all of its rudder on a flight from Cuba to Canada.