On The Fly

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Glacier Girl is on her way to England. The famed P-38 entered Canada (track progress here) on Saturday on the way to completing its 1942 mission to bolster Allied forces in Europe. The airplane and seven others were forced down in Greenland due to weather, and Glacier Girl was recovered and restored in the late 1990s ...

The FAA is investigating two suspected incursions of a temporary flight restriction around a nuclear power plant in Alabama that was being visited by President Bush. One aircraft, a Piper PA-28, was escorted to a landing by two F-22 fighters, but a Cessna 303 reportedly ignored the military aircraft ...

Pilots in Southern California are being reminded to avoid flying over the Hollywood Bowl and John Anson Ford Amphitheatre during summer evenings to prevent disruption of open-air concerts. The FAA is adding the reminder to ATIS recordings ...

Barrington Irving, the 23-year-old Miami pilot, is back on U.S. soil and looking forward to completing his round-the-world flight there on Wednesday. Irving landed in Houston on Sunday after a three-month odyssey that included a lot of weather delays ...

Honda Aircraft will break ground on its new aircraft plant in Greensboro, N.C., on June 27. The 358,000-square-foot plant will employ 283 workers ...

The Air Taxi Association (ATXA) has been formed to promote the interests of the growing list of air taxi operators. Dr. Bruce Holmes, DayJet's director of aeronautical research, is the first chairman of the board ...

A small single-engine airplane that departed from the German city of Brohmte was intercepted by a French Mirage 2000 and operations at France's Orly Airport were interrupted Thursday after it was determined the German aircraft was headed toward controlled airspace over Paris without radio contact.