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It's apparently within FAA regulations to drive a Jeep under an airplane while a passenger tries to yank the aircraft's stuck landing gear into place. "This is not something you see every day but there were no violations of regulations," FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen told the Daytona Beach News. The incident occurred Sept. 16 at New Smyrna Beach. The plane landed safely after the gear was successfully repositioned from the speeding Jeep...

Red Bull racing comes to San Francisco Oct. 8. Spectators can watch the combination of speed and aerobatics, free (!), from Marina Green and Aquatic Park. Action begins at 12:45 p.m....

The U.S. and Australia have signed a bilateral agreement on aviation safety that will ensure aircraft and parts certified down under will be recognized as such when exported to the U.S. The deal will give Australian aviation firms easier access to the U.S. market...

New Zealand will host the first qualifying event toward the World Sailplane Grand Prix. The New Zealand Gliding Grand Prix will be held Jan. 21 to Jan. 29 in Omarama. Competitors will be aiming at qualification in the world event to be held the following year...

AOPA is asking the FAA to hold a public forum on plans to make the Washington ADIZ permanent. In a letter to the agency, AOPA President Phil Boyer said officials need to hear personally from pilots on the issue.