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The HondaJet will make its public debut at EAA Airventure. The jet, with Honda engines mounted on above-wing pylons, is said to be more efficient and roomier than comparable bizjets...

The pilot of a U-2 spy plane died in a crash somewhere in the Middle East Wednesday. The Pentagon refused to say where the plane crashed but it was reportedly returning from a mission over Afghanistan to its base in the United Arab Emirates...

EADS has chosen Mobile, Ala., to build tanker aircraft if it wins the contract from the Air Force. Mobile was chosen over prospective sites in South Carolina, Mississippi and Florida. It's up against Boeing for the multibillion-dollar deal...

Pilots are being encouraged to take part in an EAA/FAA online survey on light sport aircraft. Deadline is June 27...

Liberty has received type inspection authorization for IFR flight in its XL2 two-seat tourer. The plane was restricted to day and night VFR.