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  • Happy 85th birthday, Delta: Museum reopens to tell airline's story

    It was wheels up Tuesday on the renovated Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta, an attraction dedicated to telling the story of how a rural crop-dusting operation in the South became the modern-day Delta Air Lines. The carrier operated its first passenger...
  • Alaska Airlines to offer bigger overhead bins

    Alaska Airlines to offer bigger overhead bins
    While many airline seats are getting smaller, some fliers will soon get more overhead bin space. Alaska Airlines expects to be the first airline to take delivery next year of Boeing’s Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX planes equipped with overhead...
  • Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame

    Mira Slovak dies at 84; Cold War defector flew to freedom and fame
    When the pilot with the jet-black hair and movie-star smile asked if anyone would care to come up and see the cockpit, he wasn't surprised that a couple of his 25 passengers readily agreed. After all, this was the moment that Mira Slovak and his two co-...
  • Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight

    Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight
    A United Airlines jet with 101 people on board was forced to land when the plane's evacuation slide opened mid-flight, according to KAKE. Officials are still trying to determine how and why the slide at the back of the cabin deployed. No one was hurt...
  • Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim

    Tesla Motors' Elon Musk plans to build cars that fly and swim
    Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly. “We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
  • Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe

    Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe
    Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself. Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
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  • Asiana crash: NTSB report may help resolve legal claims, firm says

    Attorneys representing victims and relatives of those killed or injured when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco last summer said a federal safety panel's conclusion Tuesday that pilot error was to blame could help resolve pending lawsuit claims....
  • California lawmakers weigh tax credit for bomber program

    A bitter fight has broken out between aerospace industry behemoths over fast-tracked legislation that could provide one company with an upper hand in an upcoming $55-billion competition to build a fleet of next-generation stealth bombers. On one side is...
  • Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary

    Obama to nominate former P&G CEO Bob McDonald as veterans secretary
    President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama's announcement of...
  • Slide inflated, but United jet doors wouldn't burst open, experts say

    Slide inflated, but United jet doors wouldn't burst open, experts say
    The emergency slide that deployed midway into a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Orange County on Sunday could have squished a passenger or crew member against a wall, but there’s virtually no chance it could have forced the jetliner’s...