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Ballistic Recovery Systems announced Monday it plans to acquire Free Flight Enterprises. Both companies manufacture safety parachutes for aircraft...

The FAA proposed an Airworthiness Directive to deal with rough-running TCM engines found on some Cessna twins and Aero Commanders...

Tall airline pax could be at worse risk for deep-vein thrombosis...

Cessna's Citation CJ2+ took its first flight on Saturday, from Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan. The jet flew for just over two hours, while the pilots tested basic stability, flap and landing-gear extension and retraction, controllability, trim actuation, engine operating characteristics and basic autopilot operation...

Airbus 380 missed "first of April" target for first flight, may fly later this month...

EAA unveiled a new Young Eagles Web site...

The U.S. House Committee on Government Reform will hold a hearing tomorrow to consider the economic and security impact of restoring general aviation flights into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), NBAA says.