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Cessna plans to reduce the work week of some employees spared layoff in its recent round of cutbacks. The shorter weeks and perhaps furloughs are part of the company's plan to ensure production and demand are balanced and could last two years ...

Cirrus Aircraft may further adjust production but it's not planning any more job cuts. The company has told employees that work weeks will be adjusted to meet demand ...

A pilot who ditched a Piper Chieftain in shallow water off Darwin, Australia on Saturday says he's happy he and his five passengers got out unscathed but he's downplaying any heroism descriptions. "It was a textbook ditching. I think it went very well and it wasn't a big deal in the end," said Steve Bolle, who's been dubbed "Sully Light" in reference to Capt. Chesley Sullenburger, who ditched an A320 in the Hudson River three weeks ago.