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Source: Missile took down jet in Ukraine

Vice President Joe Biden: The incident was "not an accident."

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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
Early aviation history

Early aviation history

Charles Lindbergh flies "The Spirit of St. Louis" out of Roosevelt Field in New York, May 20, 1927, as he begins his flight to Paris to be the first to complete a non-stop transcontinental flight. (AP Photo)

April 16, 2014 9:32 am

American to add fourth nonstop flight from Tucson to LAX

American Airlines will add a fourth daily nonstop flight from Tucson to Los Angeles International Airport starting June 11, the Tucson Airport Authority said Wednesday.

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Securaplane marks 10-year relationship with Airbus

Securaplane marks 10-year relationship with Airbus

The competitive battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus is often cast as a U.S.-versus-Europe struggle for airliner supremacy.

February 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Brad Meltzer: Kids prove that real heroes come in all shapes and ages

Brad Meltzer: Kids prove that real heroes come in all shapes and ages

I had a grand plan. It was simple, really. As a father, I was tired of my children thinking that reality TV stars and loud-mouthed sports figures were heroes.

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Tucson airport to get expedited screening program

Tucson International Airport is among 60 airports nationwide that will get an expedited passenger-screening procedure for eligible travelers by the end of the year, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.

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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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First flight across the English Channel

First flight across the English Channel

A plane piloted by Louis Bleriot, the French aviator, is shown after crossing the English Channel, July 25, 1909. (AP Photo)

July 25, 2013 11:58 am
First flight across the English Channel

First flight across the English Channel

Louis Bleriot at the controls of the plane which made the first flight across the English Channel, July 25, 1909. (AP Photo)

July 25, 2013 11:59 am
72 more F-35s to be sent to Luke AFB near Phoenix

72 more F-35s to be sent to Luke AFB near Phoenix

PHOENIX — The Air Force said Thursday it will assign three additional F-35 squadrons to Luke Air Force Base, bolstering the future of the facility 15 miles west of Phoenix as the military’s current fleet of F-16s is retired.

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Work on luxury airliners has B/E flying high again

Work on luxury airliners has B/E flying high again

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Work on luxury airliners has B/E flying high again

Work on luxury airliners has B/E flying high again

Though the worldwide economy is still on shaky ground, the demand for ultra-luxury air travel is on a rapid ascent.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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