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Teterboro’s Circling Approach to Runway 1 Can Be Tricky

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With strong winds out of the west, conditions that existed at the time of Monday’s Learjet crash, starting the turn to the runway early is crucial. (www.flyingmag.com) Meer...

JetBlue paints Airbus A320 in colors of New York City police

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JetBlue rolled out its newest special paint scheme Monday, unveiling a livery honoring the New York City Police Department. The Airbus A320 will begin flying through JetBlue’s 101-city network after Monday’s unveiling at New York’s JFK Airport, the carrier’s busiest base. (www.airlineboarding.com) Meer...

Mechanic says he was fired for refusing to sign off on faulty jet

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Bosses at charter-jet service Pro Pilots LLC didn’t want to hear mechanic Dennis Portalatin’s concerns about the nine-seat Dassault Falcon 20, which had eight “discrepancies,” including a leak in a wing and the fuselage, he charges in New Jersey federal court. (nypost.com) Meer...

Canada Calls Boeing's Trade Challenge ‘Lousy Customer Relations’

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Boeing Co.’s pursuit of a trade complaint against Canadian rival Bombardier Inc. at a time it’s negotiating with the government on a major sale of military aircraft is “lousy customer relations,” Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. said. (www.bloomberg.com) Meer...

Court ruling nullifies US requirement that hobbyists register drones

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A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a regulation requiring the public to register drones. The US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia found that the Federal Aviation Administration did not have the authority to regulate so-called "model aircraft." If it stands, the decision means that the public does not have to abide by the FAA requirement established in 2015. The ruling is not yet enforceable, however, as the court gave the FAA seven days (PDF) to consider… (arstechnica.com) Meer...

Air Force One damages blamed on Boeing mechanics

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Boeing reimbursed the US government $4 million after three company mechanics damaged the oxygen system for a VC-25A, a modified VIP 747-200 also known as Air Force One, the US Air Force says in a new accident investigation report. (www.flightglobal.com) Meer...

Dutch King Reveals He Has Been a First Officer for KLM for 21 Years

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King Willem-Alexander, 50, said he has ended his role as a regular First Officer after 21 years on KLM's fleet of Fokker 70 planes. He will now retrain to fly Boeing 737s as the Fokkers are being phased out of service. (dailym.ai) Meer...

EBACE: Airbus partners with hypercar designer for ACJ319neo

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Airbus Corporate Jets has teamed up with Italian hypercar interior designer Atelier Pagani Automobil to unveil the Infinito cabin design for the ACJ319neo at EBACE today. Taking inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci’s masterful grasp of art and science, Pagani hybercars are known for sculpted carbonfibre and soft-leather furnishings, and both elements are highlighted in the Infinito design. (www.flightglobal.com) Meer...

A330neo joins Airbus corporate jet range

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Airbus has formally included the re-engined A330neo in its corporate jet line-up, offering up to 17.5% more range than the baseline A330 version. The aircraft, designated the ACJ330neo, will have the capability to operate up to 9,400nm if configured for 25 passengers, says the airframer. Airbus detailed the addition of the executive aircraft during the EBACE show in Geneva. (www.flightglobal.com) Meer...