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Pilot safely lands plane in Livingston Co after engine woes

Sep. 16, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A pilot safely landed his single-engine aircraft in a field after encountering mechanical trouble Thursday afternoon, Michigan State Police said. The 33-year-old pilot was able to land the plane with no damage or injuries in Handy Township in...

Pandemic hasn't dimmed Boeing's rosy prediction for planes

Sep. 14, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

Boeing said Tuesday that the airline industry is showing signs of recovering from the pandemic, and it raised its bullish prediction about demand for airline and military planes and other aerospace products and services. The company predicted that the aerospace market...

US will give aircraft companies $482 million for pandemic

Sep. 13, 2021 07:41 AM EDT

The Biden administration is making $482 million available to aviation industry manufacturers to help them avert job or pay cuts in the pandemic. The taxpayer-funded relief will cover up to half of the payroll costs at 313 companies, according to the Transportation...

AP FACT CHECK: Biden’s goal for cleaner jet fuel may not fly

Sep. 10, 2021 23:53 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — President Joe Biden and his team are promoting an agreement reached with the U.S. airline industry to cut aircraft greenhouse-gas emissions 20% by decade's end, but the deal might not fly. In an announcement Thursday, the White House unveiled an array of...

Taiwan's president commissions domestic-made naval warship

Sep. 09, 2021 06:42 AM EDT

SU'AO, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president oversaw the commissioning of a new domestically made navy warship Thursday as part of the island's plan to boost indigenous defense capacity amid heightened tensions with China. President Tsai Ing-wen spoke at a naval base in...

Israel strikes Gaza as Palestinians celebrate prison break

Sep. 07, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel launched airstrikes on what it said was a militant site in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday after Palestinians sent incendiary balloons into Israel in support of six Palestinian prisoners who had escaped from an Israeli prison the day before. ...

Report on 2019 plane crash that killed 3 Indiana men delayed

Sep. 06, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Two years after a plane crash killed three Indiana men in Montana, the government has yet to release a final report on the incident. The National Transportation Safety Board had said it would likely take a year to complete a report on the August...

Syria says it has shot down Israeli missiles near capital

Sep. 03, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria says it shot down Israeli missiles as they approached the capital Damascus on Friday, saying it had countered an “aggression” from its longtime adversary with its own air defenses. State news agency SANA said Syria shot down most of the...

Doctor couple from Boston ID'd as victims of small-jet crash

Sep. 03, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

Four people who died in the crash of a small jet in Connecticut were identified Friday as a Boston couple who are both doctors, and two local pilots. Police in Farmington said Courtney Haviland, 33, her husband, William Shrauner, 32, were passengers on the jet that...

Georgia governor hopes new tax break will lure defense jobs

Aug. 26, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A major defense contractor hosted Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday to thank him for a new tax break that could be worth more than $50 million. Earlier this year, state lawmakers passed and the Republican governor signed a law that would expand...