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Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

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Tucsonan to receive civilian medal from Congress

Tucsonan to receive civilian medal from Congress

Recognized for World War II service as member of Civil Air Patrol.

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Early aviation history

Early aviation history

Actor Cliff Robertson signals success after he test-piloted a replica of an airplane challenging the Wright brothers' status as the first to fly on Friday morning, July 11, 1986 in a tethered test flight at Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford, Conn. The aircraft, in the test flight, rose …

April 16, 2014 9:34 am
Increasing penalty for pointing a laser at an aircraft gets preliminary approval

Increasing penalty for pointing a laser at an aircraft gets preliminary approval

PHOENIX — A House panel voted Thursday to increase the penalty for pointing lasers at aircraft in hopes it would lead to more prosecutions.

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Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

Rudy Salayandia and his son, Aidan, 4, enjoy a recent trip to the Pima Air & Space Museum. The museum has landed on the list of the top 10 percent of tourism businesses in the world by TripAdvisor.com.

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Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

The 390th Bombardment Group Memorial Museum is undergoing a major overhaul. It is expected to reopen by Sept. 28.

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Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

Visitors check out some of the helicopters and planes at the museum.

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Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

Pima Air & Space Museum offering number of August educational events

It may be summer, but the Pima Air & Space Museum is still in full flight, with a slate of special educational events this month.

August 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, left, and Capt. Harry Manning, her navigator, check instruments in the plane she'll use on around the world flight scheduled to start March 15. Photo taken March 6, 1937, Los Angeles, Calif. Capt. Manning will accompany her across the Pacific to Australia. (AP Photo)

July 24, 2013 2:17 pm
Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart

In this undated photo, Amelia Earhart, the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by plane sits on top of a plane. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is wading into one of the 20th century's most enduring mysteries: the fate of American aviator Amelia Earhart, disappeared over the So…

July 24, 2013 2:17 pm
The Nuttall Complex Fire in 2004

The Nuttall Complex Fire in 2004

Northwest Fire/Rescue District crew members watch a Super Puma, capable of carrying 930 pounds of water, load up from Riggs Lake.

May 07, 2013 3:22 pm

Aircraft expo to feature latest private planes

Some of Arizona’s leading aircraft dealers will show off their latest planes next week at the 4th Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo in Tucson.

August 31, 2012 4:17 pmLoading…

Prince Harry in Arizona

Prince Harry was in Arizona g to Arizona last fall to complete helicopter training.

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History of American Spaceflight

History of American Spaceflight

America�s space shuttle, Enterprise, heads in for a landing on Friday, August 12, 1977 in Edwards Air Force Base, Ca., following a successful free flight. (AP Photo)

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No habrá servicio de transporte este año para el gran espectáculo aéreo de D-M

No habrá servicio de transporte este año para el gran espectáculo aéreo de D-M

El "Red Barron Pizza Squadron" realiza una serie de curvas y giros dejando una estela de humo el Sábado 2 de abril del 2005.

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Small plane lands safely on dirt road southwest of Tucson

 Authorities say a small plane that was low on fuel southwest of Tucson has landed safely on a dirt road.

December 19, 2011 4:43 pm

CV-22 Osprey training in Tucson this weekend

Tucson residents may see an unusual aircraft flying into and out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base later this week.

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