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If you're in the Dallas area and have a fondness for DC-3s, the Commemorative Air Force has a deal for you. For $250 a seat ($1,650 for all seven seats) the CAF will take you on a tour of the Dallas area in the plane, more accurately known as an R4D (ask about the difference) from the GA ramp at Addison Airport . Call Tom Travis at 214-763-0147. All proceeds go toward keeping the plane flying...

The FAA will go through the formal rulemaking process to make it mandatory for pilots of turbojet aircraft to calculate a 15-percent roll-out margin for each landing. The agency originally intended to create the requirement through an administrative process but protests from aviation groups prompted it to go through the formal process...

Two MU-2s crashed within a week in Florida, killing a total of three people. The latest occurred in De Funiak Springs and killed the lone occupant, who had not been identified. Ward and Barbara Walter, of Plainwell, Mich., died Aug. 26 when their MU-2 went down near Ormond Beach...

An accident on landing (possibly from a blown nose gear tire) caused a Tupolev 154 to swerve off a runway at Mashad, Iran. The plane caught fire and 28 of 37 occupants died...

Massachusetts company Binj Labs has developed a cellphone detection and location system it hopes to sell to airlines. The system would allow crew to pinpoint cellphones activated in flight. It was originally designed to help prison officials find illicit cellphones.