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If you're tired of the traditional fly-in or $100 hamburger, there's Burning Man. This free-form collection of artists and whatever in the desert near Gerlach, Nev., is busy enough that it rates a temporary tower for the airstrip. Bring food, water, a dust mask and your free spirit...

A landing floatplane ripped the fiberglass roof from a 22-foot boat in a collision near Craig, Alaska. No one was hurt on either craft and the plane, a Beaver with a damaged float, was able to land at the airport at Ketchikan...

The FAA has proposed an airworthiness directive to fix the fix of an AD on the front seat tracks of some Cessna 172s, 182s and 206s. The locking mechanisms previously installed to prevent the seats from unexpectedly moving backwards are wearing and cracking and need inspection and/or replacement.