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(Video) Boeing 717 Stall during test flight

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Amazing video of a recovery after an unusual attitude during a stall test. (vimeo.com) עוד...

Feds: 12 planes violated Trump air space over weekend

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At least 12 aircraft violated temporary flight restrictions through Monday afternoon for President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach Mar-a-Lago stay, with at least five of those having the unique experience of being buzzed by military aircraft, federal officials confirmed to The Palm Beach Post. Eight of those crossed the line on Friday alone, with three of those having what likely were unsettling encounters with F-15 jets and one with a military helicopter, according to the Federal Aviation… (www.palmbeachpost.com) עוד...

MT-Propeller secures approval for five-blade prop on 208 Supervan

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Germany’s MT-Propeller has received US supplemental type certification for its MTV-27, 5-blade, constant-speed prop on the Texas Turbines Cessna 208/B Supervan. (www.flightglobal.com) עוד...

TSA allows JFK passengers to walk through security checkpoint without being screened

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Eleven unidentified passengers walked through a security lane without being screened at Kennedy Airport early Monday because the TSA left the area open and unattended, law enforcement sources said. A security camera captured a metal detector going off three times as the travelers walked through the screening lane, the sources said. There was no one present to operate the magnetometer, the x-ray machine and do the pat downs and secondary screening, the sources said. (www.nydailynews.com) עוד...

Actor Harrison Ford lands plane on Taxiway at John Wayne (KSNA)

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Actor Harrison Ford lands in error on a taxiway instead of runway 20L he had been cleared for. (www.nbcnews.com) עוד...

The A350-1000 is in Canada for cold weather tests

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Welcome to Iqaluit, Canada! 🇨🇦 With temperatures hovering around -30 degrees Celsius, it's the perfect place to put our #A350-1000 through its paces! (www.facebook.com) עוד...

Flying bum' to take to the skies once more

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The world's largest aircraft, the Airlander 10, is ready to take to the skies again after crashing into a telegraph pole on a test flight last summer. Affectionately known as the "flying bum", in recognition of the curves of its rear, the 92m-long plane, which is part helicopter and part airship, suffered a "hard landing" in an airfield in Bedfordshire last August. No-one was injured. (www.nzherald.co.nz) עוד...

Passenger discovers missing screws on wing of Frontier airplane

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Frontier Airlines is investigating why a plane flew with about 20 screws missing from an area near the front of the wing, Denver7 Investigates confirmed with officials Friday. A passenger noticed the missing screws on a Frontier Airlines Airbus 319 from Trenton, N.J., to Punta Gorda, Fla., on January 5 and notified the captain. (www.thedenverchannel.com) עוד...

Emirates Takes Heed from EK521 Tragedy: Tweaks Safety Video in Attempt to Change Passenger Behaviour

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Emirates has taken heed from the GCAA’s report into the crash landing of EK521 and the observed behaviour of their passengers. In the latest iteration of their safety video, Emirates has added a short but vitally important point, reminding passengers to leave all carry on bags behind in the event of an emergency evacuation. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) עוד...

Union Organization rejected at S. Carolina Boeing Plant

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Boeing Co handily defeated a union drive by workers at the company’s aircraft factory in South Carolina on Wednesday, as almost three-quarters of workers at the plant who voted rejected union representation. The secret ballot vote, conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at polling locations throughout the North Charleston plant, was the first for Boeing and a high-profile test for organized labor in the nation’s most strongly anti-union state. The NLRB said 74 percent of the… (www.bloomberg.com) עוד...

Passenger is kicked off a plane at Chicago airport after he ‘asked Middle Eastern man if he had a bomb’

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An unruly passenger has been thrown off a flight awaiting for departure after he asked a fellow passenger of ‘Middle Eastern appearance’ whether he was carrying a bomb in his bag. The incident, which took place in Chicago on board a United Airlines flight to Houston, was filmed by fellow passengers outraged over the apparently racist comments. (www.airlineboarding.net) עוד...

Surviving VFR into IMC

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VFR into IMC events have a distressingly high fatality rate. Here's why they happen and some strategies for surviving based on research into reports from pilots who successfully handled the challenge. (www.avweb.com) עוד...

Airlines told to pay flight compensation

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American, Etihad, Emirates, Singapore and Turkish Airlines will have to obey European laws or be taken to court. (www.bbc.com) עוד...

737 Max 10 could be lucky 13 for Boeing

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A 13th passenger-carrying version of the Boeing 737 is now being seriously pursued in Seattle. If launched later this year, the 230-passenger 737 Max 10 would be 1.68m (66in) longer than the 737 Max 9 and 15.1m longer than the 737-100 that first flew 50 years ago in April. (www.flightglobal.com) עוד...

4th A320 Neo faces engine trouble in less than a month

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New Delhi: The Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engine trouble on the Airbus A320 Neo (new engine option) shows no sign of ending. On Saturday , an IndiGo A320 Neo, powered by P&W engine, developed a snag in one of its engines. “The aircraft (VT-ITC) got a `oil chip detected' warning for one engine at Vadodara. It had to be flown back to Delhi as a ferry (without passengers) on Sunday for engine change,“ said a source. Saturday's trouble is the fourth in less than a month with both IndiGo and… (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com) עוד...

Vesna Vulovic, Stewardess Who Survived 33,000ft Fall, Dies

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Vesna Vulovic, an air stewardess who survived the highest ever fall by a human being after her plane broke up at 33,000ft (10,000m), has died aged 66 (www.bbc.com) עוד...

NUST and Airbus team up

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Windhoek-After two years of consultation with the Airbus Defence and Space company, the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), finally signed a Letter of Intent with the Airbus Defence and Space organisation (ADS) on Thursday last week. The key projects under the Letter of Intent include a Virtual Space Data Centre and collaboration on developing academic postgraduate programmes in various fields of aerospace technology, such as satellite ground element technology, space… (www.newera.com.na) עוד...

Bombardier Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

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Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2016 results. The Company also affirmed its guidance for 2017 and highlighted another quarter of solid performance as it executes its turnaround plan. “Our turnaround plan is in full motion,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “In 2016, Bombardier delivered on its financial commitments. We met our program milestones and we’ve positioned the Company to achieve all of the financial… (canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com) עוד...

Air Canada Inaugurates First Montreal-Shanghai Non-Stop Flights

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MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2017 /CNW/ – Today marks the launch of Air Canada’s daily year-round flights from Montreal to Shanghai, China, the airline’s first direct service to Asia from Montreal, offering convenient one-stop access to points throughout Quebec, Atlantic Canada and the United States. It also marks the airline’s first route from Montreal to be operated with its state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft and cabin features. All Air Canada flights provide for Aeroplan accumulation and… (canadianaviationnews.wordpress.com) עוד...

Lufthansa A350-900 Begins Long Distance Flights

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Lufthansa’s first Airbus A350-900 has landed in New Delhi after completing its first long haul flight for the anchor carrier of Europe’s largest airline group. Lufthansa Flight 762 with nonstop service from Lufthansa’s hub at Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss International Airport to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (airwaysmag.com) עוד...

India announces 43 unused airports will soon be utilized once more

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Aviation ministry on Saturday said 43 unused airports would be operational within a year. The main idea behind this is to improve the connectivity to the hinterland. Proposals have already been received from 11 bidders who will put these airports into commercial operations. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com) עוד...

Picture: Swiss CS100 and Patrouille Suisse flypast at Ski World Championship 2017

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HB-JBB performing at the St. Moritz Ski World Championship 2017 together with the Patrouille Suisse. Photo taken on 2017-2-11 by Simeon Lüthi. (www.airplane-pictures.net) עוד...

Did Singapore Airlines Just Kill the Airbus A380 Jumbo Jet?

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Last week, Singapore Airlines picked Boeing (NYSE: BA) over Airbus (NASDAQOTH: EADSY) for the next stage of its fleet renewal. It signed a letter of intent for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s Opens a New Window., which should be converted to a firm order soon. Singapore Airlines will also have options for six more of each aircraft type. (www.aviationfigure.com) עוד...

The Cure For America’s ‘Third-World’ Airports: Private capital

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President Donald Trump has signaled he thinks private investment is the solution to the nation’s infrastructure woes. And he has outlined a way to draw it off the sidelines. Critics of public-private partnerships say that only low-risk, lucrative projects will fly. Proponents say that they can speed up what can be a cumbersome process, accelerating public works projects and bringing a sense of competitive capitalism—and accountability—to projects that could use them. (www.politico.com) עוד...

WWII Aircraft Facts

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Absolutely amazing (American) World War 2 statistics and photos. I have always known that aircrew had the highest fatality rate but the loss rate (and cost of war) detailed below is absolutely horrific. (pippaettore.com) עוד...

5 dead after small plane crashes into Melbourne shopping center

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(CNN)A small chartered plane with five people aboard crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff from Melbourne's Essendon airport Tuesday morning, Victoria police said. All five people on board were killed in the crash, according to police. (www.cnn.com) עוד...

'Who wants pizza?': WestJet pilot buys food for stranded Air Canada passengers

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A WestJet pilot is earning high praise after paying for pizza for passengers that got rerouted while travelling to St. John's — on an Air Canada flight. (www.cbc.ca) עוד...

Photo: Inside Falcon 8X

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You can inside the luxurious Dassault Falcon 8X for the first time in Brazil. (cmsherbert.wixsite.com) עוד...

jets scramble to protect Palm Beach no fly zone

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Sonic boom makes local news as military jet investigate no fly zone. Residents panic due to loud noise (www.local10.com) עוד...

Air Canada's long-haul capacity to surpass Emirates this Spring

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The company aims to turn its three major Canadian hubs into larger transfer points for global travellers crossing North America. So-called “sixth freedom” flying — the right of an airline to carry passengers or cargo between two foreign countries as long as it touches down in its home nation — is the cornerstone of Air Canada’s strategy. (www.thestar.com) עוד...

Patrouille Suisse aerobatic team clips TV camera cable in St. Moritz

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The two-seat PC-7 aircraft, part of the Patrouille Suisse aerobatic team, was flying on a training exercise when it brought down the cable that carries an overhead television camera for ski races, said police in canton Graubünden. The plane landed safely but was slightly damaged. All further displays at the ski championships were cancelled. This could have been a lot worse then a damaged camera (www.swissinfo.ch) עוד...

Incident: Lufthansa B747 near Sept Iles on Jan 31st 2017, engine shut down in flight

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The crew shut the #2 engine (CF6, inboard left hand) down, consulted with dispatch and maintenance and decided to .. (avherald.com) עוד...

VIDEO: A320 family first flights

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When an Airbus flight test crew took the A320 to the sky for the first time, they must have known they were flying a special aircraft. For sure, as this video shows, that 1987 sortie was a sight to behold. But what must have surprised even its flight crew and engineers is just how much the A320 “got it right”. (www.flightglobal.com) עוד...

Meet the 31-year-old Pegasus Airlines pilot who has become an Instagram sensation

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Nobody knows travel better than a pilot. And 31-year-old Eser Aksan Erdogan, a pilot for Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus, has garnered a following for sharing her jet-setting life on Instagram. Some 29.4k followers track her and her husband Volkan’s movements around the world, from photos in the cockpit to beautiful images of the destinations where her plane touches down. (www.airlineboarding.net) עוד...

On Board United’s First Revenue 777-300ER Flight

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As the North Star began to fade just as the sun started to rise over Newark Thursday, United 539 to San Francisco marked the beginning of a new era. (airwaysmag.com) עוד...

Unusual and record-breaking planes: Six incredible planes you'll never fly on

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In the past 10 years, travellers have become increasingly interested in the type of plane they fly on to reach their destination. Competition between the big two aircraft manufacturers, America's Boeing and Europe's Airbus, has seen great leaps forward in plane technology. The launch of the Airbus A380 superjumbo, the biggest commercial aircraft to fly, in 2007 and the carbon-fibre and cutting-edge technology found on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which took off on its first commercial flight… (www.msn.com) עוד...

Oneworld Scouting For Partners in Africa, Mulls LCC Members

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Oneworld has held “formative” talks with unspecified carriers in Africa as the thirty-eight-member alliance seeks to plug holes in its global coverage. Oneworld's more prominent members include: Air Berlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, JAL - Japan Airlines, Qatar Airways, LATAM Airlines Group, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, and SriLankan Airlines. (www.ch-aviation.com) עוד...

Four Survive Airplane Crash Along Berks-Montco Border

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UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Montgomery County -- A small airplane owned by a Lehigh County man with four people on board crashed Sunday afternoon after taking off from an airport in Berks County. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the Cessna 180 aircraft somehow lost control during takeoff from the Butter Valley Golf Port Airport and crashed sometime after taking off about 2:45 p.m. (www.aviationpros.com) עוד...

Planes clipped wings at Sky Harbor Airport

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Both planes, according to fire officials, were safely evacuated, and no injuries were reported. As of 9:53 p.m., crews are reportedly addressing the fuel leak, and assisting Sky Harbor personnel and the aircraft involved. (www.fox10phoenix.com) עוד...

Qantas first WiFi trials deliver 7-12Mbps per device

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A three-hour test flight of the first 'Qantas WiFi' Boeing 737 with a 100% load of Qantas staff using >1 device each delivered speeds ranging from 7Mbps to 12Mbps per device. (www.ausbt.com.au) עוד...

The impact of insurance on medical reform (BasicMed)

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While many pilots are anxiously awaiting May 1, when third class medical reform becomes reality, others are facing a problem: Their insurance companies are requiring an FAA medical in spite of the new reforms, now called BasicMed by the FAA. (generalaviationnews.com) עוד...

Man dead, guard hospitalized after security breach at Honolulu Airport

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An airport security official said the man pushed away another security official to get into an area for ticketed passengers, then ran through two doors that lead to an outdoor walkway to where the airplanes are parked. (www.hawaiinewsnow.com) עוד...

Bell 429 Crashes in DeSoto Parish, LA

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Bell 429 Crashes in DeSoto Parish, LA. Search hampered by remote swampy location (www.ksla.com) עוד...

Expressjet Leads in Lost Bags and Bumped Passengers

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Express jet Airlines led major U.S. carriers for 2016 in highest percentage of bags lost. According to Department of Transportation statistics, Express jet received reports of mishandled baggage from 0.43% of all passengers—91,383 bags—which was down from their 2015, also industry leading, loss rate of 0.51% of passengers reporting bags mishandled. (www.avweb.com) עוד...

Qatar to launch Doha-Sydney-Canberra Airbus A350 'tag' flights in Feb 2018

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Qatar Airways expects an 'open skies' agreement between Qatar and Australia will allow the airline to commence flights to Canberra via Sydney as early as February 2018, with the Gulf airline tipped to roll out its latest Airbus A350 on the route. The service would also provide a second Sydney-Doha flight to supplement the current Airbus A380. (www.ausbt.com.au) עוד...

US vs China: Is China In Front of the US in Developing Hypersonic Weapons?

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We need to be out front! The United States has really fallen behind on so many levels. (www.scout.com) עוד...

German air force jets intercepting Jet Airways 777

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VT-JEX, one of the Boeing 777-300ER planes of Jet Airways, had a loss of communications over the German airspace near Cologne earlier this week while operating as 9W 118 from Mumbai to London. This lead to the German Air Force scrambling two Eurofighter Typhoon jets. It is usual protocol to scramble jets to check in on the cockpit in case someone stops responding to the radio, to be able to visually communicate with the aircraft pilots and in case something is wrong in the plane, take further… (www.aviationrepublic.com) עוד...

World’s longest flight route Doha-Auckland: Qatar Airways Captain’s top travel tips

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Last week Qatar Airways became the latest airline to lay claim to the flying the world’s longest route, launching its non-stop flights from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand. Now, the Kiwi captain in charge of the Boeing 777-LR aircraft that made record-breaking trip has offered his advice for travellers thinking of taking extreme long-haul flights... (www.aviationfigures.com) עוד...

Plane hits deer while taking off from North Carolina airport

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Plane hits deer while taking off from North Carolina airport (www.foxnews.com) עוד...

Report Suggests B-21 Bomber, Boeing 737, as New Air Force One

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Back in December, Donald Trump caused a rucks when he tweeted that the costs for replacing Air Force One jets were "out of control." Now that Trump is in office, Defense Secretary James Mattis has ordered a full review of the $3.2 billion project to find ways to cut back costs. The aviation industry at large has taken notice. (www.popularmechanics.com) עוד...

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