Minn. Pilot To Compete In Nat’l Championship Air RacesSome race-car drivers describe their job as "go fast and turn left." One Twin Cities pilot will be using the same strategy in next week's National Championship Air Races. Only, he'll be going a lot faster.
Twin Cities Flight Grounded After Being Struck By LightningA Twin Cities flight bound for San Antonio had to touch down in Kansas Thursday after it was struck by lightning.
4 Things To Know From July 30, 2015From plane debris found in the Indian Ocean to an armless embrace going viral, here are the four stories to know from Thursday, July 30.
Plane Diverts As Traveler Appears To Go Into LaborOfficials say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard a plane has given birth at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah. Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said it appeared the woman went into labor Wednesday on the airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.
Boeing 727 Transformed Into St. Paul ClassroomWhen some Twin Cities students return to school this fall, they'll get to experience a unique new classroom. Only this one has wings and wheels and is parked at one end of St. Paul's Holman Field. "We've left the cargo door in operation here," explains Steve Hurvitz, who is in charge of renovating the cargo plane.
Delta Flight To Minnesota Returns To Arizona
Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
What's The Best Airline In The US?Plan your next flight with this year's Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.
Plane Bound For MSP Returns To ATL Over Landing Gear IssueDelta Air Lines officials say a plane headed to Minneapolis returned to Atlanta because its landing gear was stuck in the downward position. Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says the airline expected to transfer 159 passengers a different aircraft for a second departure from Atlanta on Thursday evening.
Gov. Dayton Under Fire For Trip On State-Owned PlaneMinnesota's independent State Auditor said Gov. Mark Dayton broke a law when he took a political trip with a campaign staffer on the state-owned plane. While the Office of Legislative Auditor said Dayton broke a law, the report also admits that the law is very vague.
Man In Toddler-Slapping Plane Case Gets 8 Months A federal judge on Monday sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on an Atlanta-bound flight to serve eight months in federal prison.
Plane Traveling From MSP Slides Off Madison RunwayAn airplane traveling from Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport slid off the runway while arriving in Madison Monday afternoon, according to Delta Air Lines.