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Plans to remove weather forecasters from Air Route Traffic Control Centers might be reviewed by the Government Accountability Office. Opponents say the move will endanger flight operations because weather information won’t be as readily available to pilots and controllers…

EAA members in Hawaii are lobbying the state to include aviation fueling stations in a bill that would ensure ethanol-free gasoline is available to those who need it. The current bill only covers marine and recreational vehicle applications…

Dr. Stephen Hawking will go weightless aboard a Zero Gravity Corp. flight on April 26. The renowned theoretical physicist will be the first quadriplegic to ride the parabolic trajectory on the company’s Boeing 727-200…

China intends to build an airport in Tibet at an elevation of almost 13,000 feet. The airport will have a 12,000-foot runway and is expected to handle 85,000 passengers a year by 2015.