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A C172L and a Lancair 235 collided Friday over Ohio, killing four. The aircraft made contact at approximately 2:06 p.m. some 20 miles east of Akron-Canton airport, according to a release by the Ohio State Highway Patrol...

Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines have been turned down in their bids to move to Seattle's Boeing Field from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport. King County officials cited noise and traffic issues, not to mention the threat of extended legal action resulting from choosing one over the other...

The first operational deployment of F-22 Raptors is settling into Langley Air Force Base in Virginia. The 27th Fighter Squadron, of the First Fighter Wing, will get to prove the plane's abilities to respond to far-flung crises, said an Air Force spokesman...

A flock of 20 whooping cranes, led by ultralights, is on its way to Florida. The Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership is sponsoring this fifth "migration" of the birds, which were raised in a refuge in Wisconsin. There are now 42 Whooping Cranes migrating on their own in the wild.