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Bethel Crash

Photo: Alaska State Troopers

Investigators Head for Site of Deadly Bethel Plane Crash

Alaska State Troopers say 42-year-old Derrick Cedars of Bethel and 46-year-old Greggory McGee of Anchorage were both pilots.

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Despite IRS Concession, Aviation Tax Issue Still Threatens Small Carriers

An aviation tax issue stinging small Alaska carriers with hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes remains unaddressed Monday, despite a recent announcement from the Internal Revenue Service promising relief.

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Beechcraft, Cessna Consolidate Under Textron Aviation

The company that produces Cessna and Hawker aircraft completed its purchase of Beechcraft Corporation Friday, consolidating three of the largest general aviation companies in the country under one roof.

Alaska Airlines Increases Bag, Change Fees

Alaska Airlines Workers to Get $105 Million in Bonuses

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees are receiving more than $105 million in 2013 bonus payments.

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Two Alaska Bases Make Short List for F-35 Home

Both Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base listed as prospective homes for 48-strong fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets.

Airport Police and Fire

Suspect in Airport Explosive Arrest was North Slope Worker

A passenger suspected of attempting to carry on a potential explosive device Sunday at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is in custody. ConocoPhillips confirmed the man was headed to Deadhorse and had an "avalanche control" explosive.

NTSB Photo, Sept 2011 Crash

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NTSB Determines Cause of Fatal 2011 Plane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says a fatal September 2011 mid-air crash involving an Idaho couple was the result of pilot error.

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What's Causing a Decrease in Nation's Co-Pilot Salaries?

Once upon a time, finding a job as a pilot or in aviation mechanics used to be a relatively straightforward process.

According to data released by the National Airline Pilot's Association, the difference between what a co-pilot can make with five years experience at a regional airline compared to a major airline is almost $70,000.

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