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Wright brothers’ mechanic honored at Ohio museum
The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due. It was Charles Taylor - a mechanic in the brothers' Dayton bicycle shop - who built the engine for the airplane that first took flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on Dec. 17, 1903. Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:06pm
Crew diverts Delta flight to Raleigh-Durham
A Delta Air Lines flight heading for Atlanta was diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after the crew noticed some vibration after takeoff. Flight 2339 left from Reagan National Airport in Washington. A statement from the airline said out of an abundance of caution, the crew decided to divert the MD-88 to RDU. It landed around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:04pm
Charlotte Douglas airport to build new runway
Charlotte Douglas International Airport says it's building a 12,000-foot runway that its aviation director says will lessen noise for some residents under current flight paths. Wed, 08/29/2012 - 11:43am