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All 15 people aboard died Saturday when a Fairchild Metroliner crashed during a rainstorm in a remote area of Australia. It was the country's worst civilian aviation accident since 1968...

Air Midwest and its maintenance provider, Vertex Aerospace, publicly apologized on Friday for mistakes that contributed to the crash of a Beech 1900 in Charlotte, N.C. All 21 people on board died in the 2003 crash...

Cause of Learjet crash that killed golfer Payne Stewart and five others now is being debated in a Florida court...

Northwest Airlines has ordered up to 68 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing announced last week. With its initial delivery in August 2008, Northwest will be the first North American carrier to operate the 787...

Modified Williams FJ33-4-15M turbofan engines with an inverted oil system for aerobatic flight have been installed on the Javelin Jet prototype, ATG said last week...

The laser Visual Warning System designed to warn pilots who have entered the Air Defense Identification Zone over Washington, D.C., without FAA authorization will become operational May 21.