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A Vietnam War-era aircraft carrier, the USS Oriskany, will be sunk in the Gulf of Mexico off Pensacola as an artificial reef. Before the sinking, more than 400 veterans who served on the ship are expected at a reception being held, in part, to remember 32 airmen killed and two still listed as missing from operations on the ship...

Seawind says it took nine orders for its speedy amphibian at Sun 'n Fun. The aircraft will be manufactured in Quebec and the company says it expects Transport Canada certification in August...

XPrize founder Peter Diamandis will receive the 2006 Lindbergh Award, which is handed out to those who push the envelope in human endeavors. Also getting a Lindbergh this year is Arctic explorer Will Steger.