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Britsh Airways refurbishing 18 747-400 aircraft.

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If it’s the end of the line for Boeing Co.’s 747 jetliner, nobody told British Airways. The largest operator of the hump-backed icon -- dubbed the Queen of the Skies on its debut in 1970 -- is plumping up seat cushions, hanging fresh curtains and upgrading entertainment systems on 18 planes. Seems they can get a bit more life out of paid-for aircraft and maybe make money doing so. (www.bloomberg.com) Plus d'info...

Report: Airlines Installing Uncomfortable Bumps In Seatbacks Because It Pleases Them

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NEW YORK—According to sources throughout the commercial aviation sector, the nation’s airlines will begin installing awkwardly placed bumps in every airplane seatback this week because it reportedly brings great pleasure to them (www.theonion.com) Plus d'info...

First A350-1000 wing goes in to prodution

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The wings for the first Airbus A350-1000 have begun the process of assembly at Broughton, North Wales. READ MORE ON AIRBUS.com (www.airbus.com) Plus d'info...

Lockheed unveil next generation HWB airlifter concept

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Aviation Week revealed Lockheed Martin's next generation airlifter design called the Hybrid Wing Body (HWB) concept, that promises drastic reduction in operating cost. (www.aviationanalysis.net) Plus d'info...

747 Rare In The Air: Original Photos and Booklet from 1968 Rollout of the 1st Jumbo Jet.

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As Korean Air became the newest Boeing 747-8I operator this week and possibly the last as TransAero deferred its orders, we look back at the Jumbo with these early promotional materials including rare photographs from the 1968 rollout of the first 747. (airwaysnews.com) Plus d'info...

Video: NASA simulates a severe but survivable plane accident

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A single engine Cessna 172 plane was dropped to the ground from 100 feet on Wednesday at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., in an effort to help search and rescuers save more lives. (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

Six Men Detained In Texas After Disrupting Flight From San Diego To Chicago

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A Southwest Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night, after six passengers became unruly during the flight. (chicago.cbslocal.com) Plus d'info...

The World's Fastest Four-Cylinder Airplane Is This Wild Student Project

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​The Anequim Project Team, a group of students and professors from Brazil's Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), recently brought their slick new plane to Rio de Janeiro to put it through its paces. When they were done with the high-speed flights out of the Santa Cruz Air Force Base this past weekend, they'd set five new world records. Not bad for a student project. (www.popularmechanics.com) Plus d'info...

Emirates Airlines Launches New Non-Stop Service From Dubai To Orlando With An Airbus A380 Super Jumbo Jet

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Emirates Airlines completed the first rotation of the new Orlando-Dubai non-stop service today with a water canon salute by the Orlando airport’s Fire Rescue department using an Airbus A380, landing at 11:29am... (www.thefloridanewsjournal.com) Plus d'info...

Images: CSeries complete water ingestion tests

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Bombardier confirmed today it successfully completed its C Series aircraft’s water ingestion tests in Mirabel, Québec – the tests validate how the aircraft behaves on rain-soaked runways. (www.aviationanalysis.net) Plus d'info...

About That Airplane Part That Was Supposed to Solve the MH370 Mystery ...

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It is over a month since a piece of a Boeing 777 washed up on the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion, but French investigators are no closer to confirming that the part came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. In fact, leaks from within the investigation suggest that the part might not have come from the plane at all. (nymag.com) Plus d'info...

The 10 Questions You Must Ask Before Purchasing a Private Jet

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If you are a first-time buyer of a business aircraft, you should be asking yourself many questions before embarking on the quest to find the perfect plane: How often will I fly and how far? How much will I need to work or sleep en route to my destinations? How much luggage will I need to stow? How tall are my typical passengers and how much luggage will they bring? How long will I stay at each destination? How comfortable am I with the idea of other people chartering my plane? (lnkd.in) Plus d'info...

What It's Like To Fly America's Biggest Jet, The Gargantuan C-5 Galaxy

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One of Foxtrot Alpha’s readers, Ben Brown, flies the Pentagon’s biggest jet, the mighty Lockheed C-5 Galaxy. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) Plus d'info...

Airline fears of pilot shortage spark Congress fight over required training

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Good article to read. I want your options with the pilot shortage and the mandatory hours required by the FAA. I am a student at a 4-year college for Aviation with approximately 325 hours of flight time. (www.usatoday.com) Plus d'info...

Air NZ to phase out last two 737'S by September

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Air NZ CEO Chris Luxton has said the last remaining two Boeing 737-319's will be retired from the fleet by the end of September 2015. This is due to the increasing economical A320's and the new A320 neo jet that will come into the fleet over the next year. Also the recent delivery of the fourth Boeing 789 has being delivered into the anz fleet as ZK-NZD which was a DC8-52 jet rego anz once had back in 1965-1970's (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

Warbirds Blast Over St. Barths During The Bucket Superyacht Regatta

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St. Barth’s welcomed a slew of vintage warbirds to the Bucket Regatta. The private collection of bombers and fighters from WWII simulated a low level strafing run and the results were quite impressive. (aviationbuzzword.com) Plus d'info...

Air NZ sells retired Boeing 747-419 to GE

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A anz spokesman for the airline sales and disposals of aircraft have confirmed that the last remaining Boeing 747-475 ZK-SUH which was stored at Victorville KVCV and was destine to be scrapped has being brought or sold to GE (General Electric) as a suitable replacement fuel test bed jet. The deal was sealed for a price of only 1.5mil with parts. The other Boeing 747-419 ZK-NBV former lord of the rings jet was sold off to a buyer of Saudi Arabia which has a new life. Mind you anz always have… (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

(Video) 2015 Integrated Live Fire Exercise - US / S Korea

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HD video of a US / S Korea live fire military exercise - August 2015 (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

James "Red" Duke, iconic surgeon who started Life Flight, dies at 86

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Dr. James "Red" Duke Jr., Houston's iconic, cowboy-style doctor who delivered homespun health advice on nationally syndicated television and founded the Life Flight helicopter ambulance system, died Tuesday. He was 86. (www.chron.com) Plus d'info...

NEW CanJet, Halifax-based airline, to suspend flight operations indefinitely

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CanJet, a Halifax-based charter airline, will be suspending flight operations effective immediately, the company's president told CBC News. Stephen Rowe, president of CanJet Airlines, says that the company has decided to take a step back to determine if they want to move forward with a different financial plan that may or may not include more planes. (www.cbc.ca) Plus d'info...

While its aircraft can be tracked online, the U.S. Air Force only worries about Tweets….

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Bad OPSEC (Operations Security) exposed by Air War on ISIS? “Loose Tweets Destroy Fleets” is the slogan (based on the U.S. Navy’s WWII slogan “Loose Lips Sink Ships”) that the U.S. Air Force Central Command used a couple of weeks ago for an article aimed at raising airmen awareness about the risk of sharing sensitive information on social media. (theaviationist.com) Plus d'info...

Ooops! That's not supposed to happen.

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Bet they spilled their Timmies that day and had some serious explaining to do too! (thechronicleherald.ca) Plus d'info...

Japan Aims to Crack the Aviation Market With Its First New Passenger Plane in Four Decades

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Japan is home to some of the world’s biggest automakers, is one of the biggest shipmakers, and its trains run on subways and high-speed tracks around the globe. One industry Japan hasn’t been able to penetrate is construction of passenger jets. (www.ondair.net) Plus d'info...

Delta to Pay Business Fliers if it's later than American & United

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Basking in an on-time rate that beats rivals, Delta Air Lines Inc. promises to pay up if it can’t get road warriors to their destinations more reliably than American and United. Delta is pitching a new program to its corporate clients that would award travel credits to those accounts if the carrier falls behind its two biggest rivals in on-time arrival and flight completion rates. (www.bloomberg.com) Plus d'info...

Pilots expected to picket Warren Buffett-owned NetJets

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Warren Buffett’s peaceful summer stand-off with NetJets pilots is about to end. (nypost.com) Plus d'info...

Aeroflot to Take Control of Transaero

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Transaero has confirmed in a press release, the plans of Aeroflot to integrate the troubled Russian airline as part of state-owned carrier group. (airwaysnews.com) Plus d'info...

F-22 Raptors Hard At Work During Red Flag (Video)

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Exhilarating footage of F-22 Raptor operations at Nellis AFB during the Red Flag exercise. Close-ups of F-22 takeoffs and landings. (youtu.be) Plus d'info...

Pentagon to test F-35 against A-10 for Close Air Support

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Already an alarmingly poor dogfighter, we may now find out just how good the JSF is at CAS. Reads like the Air Force is prepared for it to lose against the 40-year-old A-10 but use it anyway. (www.defensenews.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing Receives $1.49 Billion Contract for 13 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

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Boeing will provide the first P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft for Australia and additional P-8As for the U.S. Navy following a $1.49 billion contract award from the Navy for 13 aircraft. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing Settles Lawsuit Accusing Company of Mishandling 401(k) Plan

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Boeing decides to settle a long-running lawsuit accusing the company of mishandling the 401(k) plan to the employees. (www.wsj.com) Plus d'info...

FAA starts testing its drone safety app

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Back in May, the Federal Aviation Administration announced plans to test an app for drone hobbyists that'll ensure they're flying in approved airspace. The mobile software appears to be on schedule as B4UFLY is now in closed beta for iOS. Up to 1,000 UAV users will test the app that's primarily aimed at keeping you informed about which areas are safe to fly. (www.engadget.com) Plus d'info...

Swiss announces 777-300ER routes

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Swiss international airlines will receive their new 777-300ER's beginning next year to replace the aged A340-300's. They've now announced the first routes for the first Boeing aircraft of Swiss. New York and Montreal are the first two destinations of the 777's allowing to test the aircraft on shorter routes and then going on long-haul to Los Angeles/San Francisco/Hong Kong... (onemileatatime.boardingarea.com) Plus d'info...

Air Canada seeks to turn Toronto into premier international hub

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Air Canada plans to aggressively market Toronto Pearson International Airport as “North America’s first global transit hub.” (atwonline.com) Plus d'info...

Ode to the Learjet

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The first jet that I and many other freight haulers learned to fly was both a hoot and a handful. (www.bbc.com) Plus d'info...

(Video) Shoreham Air Show Crash

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A Hawker Hunter plane has crashed while performing at the Shoreham Air Show. (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

U.S. OKs $3B upgrade of Boeing Apache helicopters for UK

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WASHINGTON • The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion, the Defense Department announced on Thursday. (www.stltoday.com) Plus d'info...

Emirates' USA Growth Anchored Around JetBlue and Alaska Air Hubs. Panama City For LatAm Growth

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In the 2015 winter schedule, Emirates will have 35% more capacity to the United States than in winter 2014. Its growth is not random but targeted around partnerships: 90% of additional capacity will be put into four airports – New York JFK, Boston, Seattle and Orlando – that are hubs for its local partners, JetBlue and Alaska Air. The remaining 10% increase is largely a full season realisation of previous growth. (centreforaviation.com) Plus d'info...

FBI outlines reasons why six Southwest Airlines passengers were arrested and charged in Amarillo

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FBI special agent T. Scott Hendricks has filed an affidavit explaining why Southwest Airlines diverted a San Diego-Chicago flight to Amarillo late Monday and booted six passengers off the flight. (www.dallasnews.com) Plus d'info...

Aerobatic Pilot killed in New York following structural break-up

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Aircraft is reported to be a Giles G202 owned by Carbon Fiber Airshows of Austin, Texas. Unconfirmed if Andrew Wright was PIC at the time. (www.nydailynews.com) Plus d'info...

Mitsubishi MRJ first flight in October

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Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has announced that the maiden flight of the first MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet) prototype, FTA1, will take place in the second half of October 2015. (www.aviationanalysis.net) Plus d'info...

B-1 Bomber Buzzes Sturgis Bike Rally, Redefines The Term "Loud Exhaust"

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On this, the 75th anniversary of the Mecca of all bike rallies, the loudest vehicle to cruise the strip was the mighty B-1B Lancer bomber (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

Unconfirmed midair between Piper Navajo and unidentified RPA

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The unconfirmed report is that a “company survey” aircraft impacted a small UAS at 2,500 feet near Lewis University (KLOT) Illinois on August 27, 2015 causing damage to the leading edge of the manned aircraft wing. (airsoc.com) Plus d'info...

Boeing delivers Korean Air's first 747-8 Intercontinental

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Boeing and Korean Air today marked the delivery of the airline's first 747-8 Intercontinental airliner. The new fuel-efficient jet is the first of 10 747-8 passenger airplanes the carrier has on order (www.aviationanalysis.net) Plus d'info...

Images from MAKS 2015

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Images from the MAKS 2015 Airshow in Moscow, Zhukovsky (www.aviationanalysis.net) Plus d'info...

Lufthansa’s “Movable Monument” Tante Ju 52 soars over Hamburg

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Fly back in time aboard Lufthansa's 1936 vintage Junker JU52 in a scenic flight over Hamburg during "Airport Days". (airwaysnews.com) Plus d'info...

Video shows the power of "Wet Microburst"

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It's called a wet microburst -- but when you see it on video like this, there's nothing "micro" about it. This time-lapse footage captured by Tucson photographer Brian Snider shows a microburst absolutely unloading on an area near the city. It seems as if a giant nozzle has been turned on in the sky, sending a blast of water straight down, which then quickly fans out (www.huffingtonpost.com) Plus d'info...

TCAS and ADS-B to be Unreliable on US East Coast in September

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Due to a late notice Department of Defense exercise, TCAS and ADS-B surveillance may be unreliable in the airspace over Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, and extending approximately 200 nautical miles offshore, from 1 a.m. EDT (0500z) Sept. 2 until midnight EDT (0459z) on Oct. 1. Pilots are advised that the traffic alert and TCAS may fail to establish tracks on nearby aircraft and may fail to receive traffic alerts (TA) or resolution advisories (RA). Pilots are… (www.nbaa.org) Plus d'info...

Stunning photos of US F-22 jets deploying to Poland for the very first time

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F-22s from their base at Spangdahlem airbase in Germany, have landed in Poland for a short visit. (www.businessinsider.com) Plus d'info...

Japan Airlines To Return to Dallas/Fort Worth

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Japan Airlines announced the return to Dallas, with service to Dallas/Fort Worth to Toyko Narita starting in November 2015 for a stronger relationship with American Airlines. They will have 4 daily flights to Toyko, making it daily in spring 2016. According to Japan airlines, the will be using the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. Already, American Airlines has 2 daily flights to Toyko, using the Boeing 777-200ER. Over the years, Dallas has expanded its international flights. The world longest flight… (airchive.com) Plus d'info...

Pilot killed in crash at W.K. Kellogg Airport

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A private, single-engine aircraft with a single occupant crashed during takeoff around 8:20 p.m. Thursday. The pilot, a Wisconsin man in his 30s, was killed in the crash, according to police on scene. (woodtv.com) Plus d'info...

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