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Mooney to install inflatable airbag(-ish) seat restraints in pilot and co-pilot seats of all its Bravo and Ovation models...

The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association is lobbying Congress to declare May 24 National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. That's the birthday of Charles E. Taylor, who built the engine for the Wright 1903 Flyer...

A Florida man whose wife and son were killed in a Piper Saratoga has sued the FAA for $30 million, saying controllers failed to warn his son about severe weather...

EAA LSA guru Dan Johnson has launched a new Web log that reports developments in sport aviation...

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has elected three new members to its board of directors: Michael Grossmann, president of Castle Aviation of Ohio; Theo Staub, president of Jet Aviation Holdings, of Teterboro, N.J.; and Reed Pigman Jr., president of Texas Jet of Fort Worth, Texas...

In case you were wondering, here's the cockpit checklist used by B-17 Flying Fortress crews.