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The Air Force is not releasing any details about the potential cause of the crash of a B-2 bomber at Andersen Air Force Base on Guam Saturday. The aircraft crashed on takeoff and both pilots ejected ...

The flight recorders have been recovered from a Venezuelan airliner that crashed in the Andes last week. All 46 people aboard the ATR 42 died ...

In an oddly ironic publicity event on Sunday, Virgin Atlantic Airlines loaded five people and a tank full of coconut and babassu oil [one of four] aboard a Boeing 747 for 90-minute flight to show that biofuels will work on commercial aircraft. Environmental groups dismissed the flight as irrelevant since even if the whole airline industry ran on obscure oils, the growth in air travel would wipe out any environmental gains within 10 years.