Associated Press – April 19, 2009 3:24 PM ET HAILEY, Idaho (AP) – The manager of Friedman Memorial Airport in the resort area of central Idaho says Air Traffic fell about 30% last year due to…Central Idaho airport seeing fewer fliers (KIFI Idaho Falls)

Congress heavyweight Pranab Mukherjee and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who kickstarted their joint Lok Sabha poll campaign Sunday, were stranded at the northern West Bengal town of Balurghat after their helicopter ran out of fuel.Mamata, Pranab stranded as helicopter runs out of fuel (Calcutta News)

Cleveland plans to use a $20 million grant to build a new taxiway and holding area for planes at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The project, funded through the Federal Aviation Administration’s share of economic stimulus dollars, will help the city-run…Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to get new taxiway, holding area using stimulus money (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

Imagine trying to refill the gas tank of your car while cruising down the highway at 65 mph. Now, envision lying on your belly, looking down at the earth from about 21,000 feet through a glass window in the rear of a huge, noisy plane at about 380 mph.Staying airborne: Scott’s KC-135 tankers take a lot of work to keep flying (Belleville News-Democrat)

Kolkata, April 19: Congress heavyweight Pranab Mukherjee and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who kickstarted their joint Lok Sabha poll campaign Sunday, were stranded at the northern West Bengal town of Balurghat after their helicopter ran out of fuel.Mamata, Pranab stranded as helicopter runs out of fuel

Ronald L. Rutherford 62, Greenwood, passed away Saturday April 18, 2009. He was born in Indianapolis on October 9, 1946 to the late Clarence B. and Selma Madge Shafer Rutherford.Rutherford, Ronald L., 62

The instructions were based on analysis of accidents involving general aviation planes and choppers which were certified for single pilot operations.DGCA asks pilots to follow rules strictly

Investigators respond to the scene where a Cessna 421 crashed into a house after taking off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Friday, April 17, 2009 in Oakland Park, Fla.Pilot in crash reported trouble

A A A’ Cecil A. Murray’s flight from one Florida beaches town to another was going to be the last in a small airplane he planned to sell.Pilot in Florida plane crash reported trouble – AP

Living on hopes: Gundamma and other land-losers have been struggling to get some compensation in lieu of the land they lost to the airport.No compensation for these airport-displaced tillers

The Brazilian air force has contracted Lockheed Martin to support airspace-monitoring efforts in the Amazon region of the country.Brazil contracts LM for radar upkeep

It’s hard enough being in a band and worrying about people ripping off your sound, or ripping your album off the internet, without also having to worry about your musical gear getting ripped off as well.Weekend Preview: When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth, Trailer Space Reopens

Randall T. Kendrick, 59 of Port Orchard, died in Seattle on April 10, 2009. He was born April 9, 1950 in Portsmouth, VA to William & Helen Kendrick.Randall Thomas Kendrick, 59

Guwahati, April 16: Two Assam ministers had a miraculous escape Thursday as the helicopter in which they were travelling for election campaigning made an emergency landing at the Guwahati airport following a major technical snag.Two Assam ministers survive chopper accident

CWNP , the de facto standard in Wi-Fi training and certification , is launching a six-city tour providing free seminars regarding the fundamentals of 802.11n, the most recent set of standards covering wireless local area network computer communication.Catch the Wi-Fi Express: CWNP Takes 802.11n Training to the Streets

There have been no landings nor takeoffs to and from the airports in Skopje and Ohrid since 10:00 a.m. this morning, while the flights over the Macedonian air space are being conducted normally.Strike of Macedonian Air Traffic controllers