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The 'boneyard': Where airlines send old planes to be scrapped

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The “boneyard” is the term given to aircraft storage facilities where out-of-use planes are sent to be sold, stored or scrapped. Most are in arid locations. The one here in New Mexico – officially the Roswell International Air Center – is the preferred facility for American. (www.usatoday.com) Meer...

Qantas flight diverted for emergency in US

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A Qantas Airbus A380 has been diverted to Phoenix due to a passenger needing medical care. It is believed the plane was travelling from Sydney to Dallas. (au.news.yahoo.com) Meer...

New Rules for Space Warfare ?

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space experts make their best predictions about what kind of scenarios might come into play – such as the use of kinetic weapons in space:space experts make their best predictions about what kind of scenarios might come into play – such as the use of kinetic weapons in space (www.army-technology.com) Meer...

Girl Sexually Assaulted On United Airlines Flight: ‘I Don’t Feel Safe’

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A teen girl who was allegedly groped during a United Airlines flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey, last month joined her mother in speaking publicly about the incident. The 16-year-old — whose identity along with her mother’s was withheld at their request — said her alleged assaulter robbed her of “peace of mind.”... (www.aviationfigures.com) Meer...

Bombardier CSeries Flying to 17 Airlines - Tour!

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Bombardier planning a world tour to 17 airlines with a CSeries CS300. (www.facebook.com) Meer...

Ryanair calls for alcohol drinking limit at airports

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Ryanair has called on UK airports to enforce a two-drink limit after a BBC Panorama investigation suggested arrests of drunken passengers have risen by 50% in a year. The airline has already banned customers from drinking duty-free alcohol on board. (www.airguideonline.com) Meer...

Boeing Expands Helena Site For 777X Parts Production

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Boeing’s Helena, Montana, manufacturing site is set to install new machinery for manufacturing critical titanium parts for 777X production, the US manufacturer said Aug. 17. The new 90,000 sq. ft. expansion of Boeing Helena brings the site’s total footprint to over 257,000 sq. ft. (atwonline.com) Meer...

The Go/No-Go Decision: High-Speed RTOs Are Fraught With Risk

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Dann Runik still gets chills when he remembers the rainy morning of March 1, 1978. He was in the cockpit of a DC-8 at Los Angeles International Airport as he watched Continental Flight 603, a heavily laden DC-10, lumber down Runway 6R on its takeoff roll. The heavy trijet was bound for Honolulu with 198 passengers and crew aboard. Everything appeared normal to the DC-10’s flight crew as the aircraft accelerated toward its 156 KIAS V1 go/no-go decision speed. But when passing through 152 KIAS,… (aviationweek.com) Meer...

MH370 in the news again.....

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The crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is a lonely spot in the southern Indian Ocean, 1,250 miles due west of the southern tip of Western Australia and 2,000 miles south-south-west of Kuala Lumpur - the place where the 239 people on board were last seen alive. Seven months to the day after the search for the doomed Boeing 777 was officially called off, leading Australian scientists have calculated “with unprecedented precision and certainty” that the plane crashed at a point 35.6… (www.independent.co.uk) Meer...

IndiGo denies canceling flights due to engine failure, says grounding of Airbus A320 Neo planes was scheduled in June

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The Inter-Globe Aviation-run budget carrier IndiGo airlines on Friday refuted the media reports claiming the airline had to cancel 84 flights due to engine failure in its Airbus A320 NEO aircraft. (www.firstpost.com) Meer...

A group of 12 year olds have come up with a cost effective way to help prevent bird strikes

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SALT LAKE CITY — A group of four Utah tweens has been nationally recognized for inventing a device to scare away birds from planes. (www.ksl.com) Meer...

VIDEO: Bombardier shows off painted Korean CS300

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Bombardier has offered a glimpse of the first CSeries twinjet to be delivered to Korean Air. The aircraft is pictured having been painted in the South Korean airline's distinctive colour scheme. (www.flightglobal.com) Meer...

Hong Kong Airlines will launch non-stop A350 flights to U.S.

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The line-up of international airlines flying to the U.S. mainland will grow this winter. The latest to announce service is Hong Kong Airlines, which will launch non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Hong Kong on Dec. 18 on Airbus A350 aircraft. (www.airguideonline.com) Meer...

Dad and daughter kicked off flight after attendant eavesdrops on their chat

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Footage has emerged showing the moment a father and daughter are kicked off a plane after someone overheard them talking about their ‘awful travel experience’. Whitney Miller was on board a Frontier Airlines flight from Orlando to St. Louis when the incident happened on Wednesday. (www.airlineboarding.net) Meer...

This clip was taken maybe 1989 any guesses Some great planes in this video Some great planes in this

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This clip was taken maybe 1989 any guesses Some great planes in this video Some great planes in this (www.youtube.com) Meer...

My Father and I felt Never, ever, fly Frontier Airlines

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Well friends and family, my father and I were kicked off a plane today. There’s a first for everything! Look for us on YouTube being humiliated and walked off Frontier Airlines!! NEVER FLY WITH THIS COMPANY. Our flight to St. Louis was delayed six hours with no compensation. (www.youtube.com) Meer...

Huge fire and smoke over Barcelona airport

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Vegetation fire in nearby industrial area blows over Barcelona airport (www.mirror.co.uk) Meer...