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The future of a Fort Wayne, Ind., airport seems a little brighter after the local airport authority voted to keep the facility open "indefinitely." Still, anti-airport forces found encouragement in the descriptions noting that indefinitely doesn't mean "in perpetuity"

One of the world's best hang gliding competitors died in a competition in Florida last week. Chris Muller, of Cochrane, Alberta, Canada, was crossing the finish line of a race in the U.S. Nationals meet in Groveland. Muller's father Willi was killed in a paragliding accident seven years ago...

EAA AirVenture will experience a little French flair this year as more than 20 French aircraft and pilots plan to fly to the event. Included in the French fleet will be two restored Dassault MD312 Flamant ("Flamingo") twin-engine military liaison aircraft.