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A Nigerian-born flight student who fled the U.S. after being refused advanced training by a Georgia instructor has been arrested near London for allegedly obtaining a false passport. Zayad "Christopher" Hajaig was arrested at his home in Essex. Hajaig's altercation with flight instructor Jim Archer earlier this month sparked a terror alert. Hajaig, whose U.S. visitor's visa had expired, fled to England and insists he is not a terrorist....

The Lancair Columbia 400 has been dubbed the "Best of the Best" in the personal aircraft category in Robb Report's annual compilation of such things. The edition of the magazine, which monitors the accoutrements of the luxury lifestyle, hits the stands May 24...

An Australian who says he's come up with a device to conveniently weigh commercial aircraft is encountering resistance from airlines and others in aviation who seem to prefer the load sheet method of calculating weight and balance. Weight and balance has been cited in several recent commercial accidents and Geoff Ogilvie said his invention will take all the guesswork out of the process...

Air bags will be standard equipment in Mooney Bravos and Ovations with the FAA certification of the AmSafe Aviation Inflatable Restraints in Mooneys. The airbags pop out of the seatbelts.