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5 months 1 week ago

Volunteers needed at Flying W Ranch

The Flying W Ranch was nearly destroyed in the Waldo Canyon fire during the summer of 2012. Right now, they are focused on getting back on their feet. But to do that, they need a little help. Volunteer opportunities are available this summer to help out with a variety...

3 years 6 months ago

Tiny aircraft flies like a humming bird

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) - A California company says it has demonstrated controlled precision hovering and fast-forward flight by a camera-equipped micro aircraft that flies like a hummingbird. Monrovia-based AeroVironment on Thursday released video of the remotely controlled Nano Hummingbird it developed for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency....

4 years 3 months ago

Ash clears, London airports reopen

Britain's two major international airports reopened to some flights today after a no-fly zone was imposed because of a dense cloud of drifting volcanic ash from Iceland. And Europe's air traffic management agency says it appears the cloud is beginning to disperse. Britain's National Air Traffic Service says London's...

4 years 6 months ago

Southwest launches 3-day fare sale

Southwest Airlines is offering a sale geared toward leisure travelers who want to make short trips this spring. Southwest said Tuesday it will sell tickets starting at $39 each way on some routes under 500 miles. As usual, the airline didn't say how many seats it will offer at...

4 years 7 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

4 years 9 months ago

Americans search for cheaper Thanksgiving trips

With economic pressures still hitting household budgets hard, there isn't much growth in holiday travel this Thanksgiving after a dizzying plunge between 2007 and 2008. Many Americans are forgoing air travel, opting instead for cheaper alternatives such as trains or their own vehicles. Others are staying home entirely. Thanksgiving...

4 years 11 months ago

Denver airport traffic spikes to record 5.2M

Denver International Airport recorded the busiest month in its history in July with more than 5.1 million passengers, despite the recession. The previous record was 5 million passengers in July 2008. Kim Day, aviation manager for the city-owned airport, said Wednesday the July record is an indication of the strength...

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