On The Fly

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The FAA is investigating the fourth runway incursion this year at LAX. In Tuesday’s incident, an American Airlines plane went past the hold line and stopped abruptly while heading to a runway where a cargo plane was taking off…

The owner of a small cropdusting service near Bastrop, La., tried but couldn’t save two aircraft from a fire that damaged his hangar. Leland “Jinks” Pruitt said that while the fire didn’t reach the planes, the heat melted instruments and warped the wings, writing at least one of them off…

A Cessna 172 headed for Northwestern Michigan College was the 7,500th Cessna piston single to roll off the assembly line in Independence, Kan., last Thursday…

Exosphere Aircraft, which will build the BD-22 Light Sport Aircraft, is setting up shop at Harvey Field in Snohomish, Wash. The company announced the location in January, but it’s taken until now to do the necessary renovations to the buildings.