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Remember the guy who got to 16,000 feet in a lawn chair with 400 helium balloons attached? Well, now Flight of the Lawnchair Man has been turned into a musical that, according to press notes, "reminds the world that dreams can come true if you believe in yourself." (and place considerable faith in latex, aluminum and plastic webbing)...

Patience has its rewards and the owners of 66 new Columbia aircraft damaged in a hail storm last month will get theirs. The company that the deposit holders will be enrolled in an avgas promotion the company began after their orders were received and that finance rates will be set according to the time the planes should have been delivered...

There will be no criminal charges filed against a teenage pilot who is alleged to have buzzed his school last month. However, the FAA is still investigating allegations that Daniel Morrison busted altitude minimums when he gave a "final salute" to Pinkerton Academy in New Hampshire...

A glider pilot was found alive and in remarkably good shape after spending 30 hours in the wreck of the aircraft in England last week. John Russell couldn't get out of the cockpit because of a broken leg and he's now recovering in hospital.

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