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Opponents of the O'Hare expansion plan want another 45 days to review documents. The communities that will be paved over by the expansion say the FAA is slow to come up with material gathered under freedom of information provisions and they need more time to assess it...

The U.S. Postal Service has issued 10 stamps featuring significant aircraft. The stamps, which went on sale last week, depict a B-24, Beech Bonanza, Grumman F6F Hellcat, B-29, Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing, Catalina, Ercoupe, P-47, Lockheed P-80 and Boeing 247...

Nepal is determined to have Eurocopter's claim of a record-setting flight to Everest stricken. Nepalese authorities say the company lied about one of its helicopters landing and taking off from the summit of the mountain. They also say Eurocopter has refused to talk about the issue with them...

A medevac pilot who crash-landed his mechanically challenged chopper next to a highway in Jacksonville, Fla., is being praised for getting the aircraft back on the ground without seriously hurting any of the three people aboard. One of the chopper's engines failed and the pilot, Charles Huggett, put the aircraft down in a vacant lot.