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LaHood promises Kansas workers he'll back aviation

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told general aviation workers in Kansas on Monday that he's ready to fight to boost the prospects of their business, soothing resentment that's simmered since some in Washington made private airplanes a symbol of corporate greed during the depths of the Great ReceFull story

FAA targets private, corporate aircraft accidents

The Federal Aviation Administration unveiled a plan Monday for reducing the accident rate for private and corporate aircraft by 10 percent by the year 2018. Full story

Airbags in airplanes? Safety device catching on

An aviation expert says safety equipment like a seat belt airbag for airplanes is a tough sell in an industry that has a good safety record and no money to spend. But they're starting to catch on. Full story

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