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Chicago authorities are investigating what looks like a bullet hole in a window at an FAA building next to the tower at O'Hare International Airport. No one was hurt by the projectile, which investigators suspect may have come from a low caliber gun or pellet gun...

At least seven airplanes and two helicopters were damaged in a powerful thunderstorm that ripped through Provo, Utah, Aug. 1. Airport buildings were also damaged by the 80-mph winds that also toppled trees, wrecked houses and caused flooding in the city...

Ferenc Toth, of Hungary, was the overall winner at the European Glider Aerobatic Championships held at Rybnik, Poland, in late July. Jerzy Makula of Poland was second and George Kaminskyi of Russia was third...

A New York City man was arrested after an NYPD helicopter was illuminated by a laser. Anthony Pepe, 19, was arrested shortly after the pilots of the helicopter were temporarily blinded by a green laser...

A pilot has compiled information on 1,389 Abandoned and Little-Known Airfields in all 50 states. Paul Freeman says the site is so popular it sometimes crashes (sorry if this makes it worse, Paul) and he's looking for donations to get more bandwidth...

Student pilots in India are waiting about seven months for flight medicals and that's further complicating the pilot shortage in that country. The Indian Air Force doctors who conduct the medicals are "overburdened and overworked," say Indian officials.