McConnell has been picked as the Main Operating Base (MOB) for the new tankers, beginning in 2016.
Cessna and Machinist Union work to avoid a general layoff by redeploying workers around the plant.
Aviation analyst Richard Aboulafia says the thesis for a local business jet recovery is still intact.
A pilot is recovering from injuries he suffered when his crop duster crashed in far southeastern Kansas.
The year's second Kansas Honor Flight is scheduled to take 24 World War II veterans and their guardians to Washington, D.C., where they will spend two days visiting various memorials.
The deal is for 35 T-6 training aircraft, with an option for 2 additional planes.
The cuts will affect nearly a third of 4,700 Boeing IT positions in the Puget Sound area
The Transportation Departments says 149 control towers at small airports that were slated for closure will remain -- open at least through Sept. 30.
Ten flights have been unable to depart and two incoming flights were diverted to other gates.
The company reports 59 deliveries for the first quarter of 2013
A group of middle school students will get a chance to fly over Wichita this week to mark the conclusion of a mentoring program.
The Solar Impulse -- considered the world's most-advanced sun-powered plane -- left Moffett Field in Mountain View near San Francisco just after dawn Friday.
The KC-135 plane crashed Friday afternoon about 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of the air base that the U.S. operates in Kyrgyzstan to support military operations in Afghanistan.
Houston police Capt. Dwayne Ready says it's unclear if the unidentified man fatally shot himself or was killed by a Homeland Security agent who had confronted him.
A small airplane has crashed in northeast Kansas, and its pilot was taken by helicopter to an area hospital with serious injuries.
The Senate and House moved on Tuesday to restore the missing letter to the word "accounts" in a bill that will allow the Federal Aviation Administration to withdraw its furloughs of air traffic controllers.
Cessna is offering early retirement to employees represented by the Machinists Union.
Virgin Galactic's passenger spaceship has made its first powered test flight.
A man with Tourette syndrome says he was not allowed to board a flight at Reagan National Airport because he said the word bomb close to 100 times.
Batteries aboard two 787s failed less than two weeks apart in January, causing a fire aboard one plane and smoke in another.
The alley behind a mosque site will first be tested as part of a standard health and safety evaluation.
With Obama's cooperation, Congress ended furloughs of air traffic controllers that have caused major flight delays.
The tanker had taken off earlier from McConnell Air Force Base and was doing maneuvers when one of its four engines had to be shut down.
A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered wedged between a New York City mosque site and another building near the World Trade Center.
Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.
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