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Re opening of Princess Juliana International Airport on October 10th.

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Melissa Arrindell-Doncher, Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs of Sint Maarten announced on October 4th the reopening of Sint Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport for all commercial flights on October 10th . (www.sintmaartengov.org) Plus d'info...

Turquie : sortie de piste à

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Turquie: sortie de piste spectaculaire d'un avion au bord d'une falaise. Les 162 passagers et six membres d'équipage de cet appareil de Pegasus Airlines, qui arrivait d'Ankara pour atterrir à Trebizonde, ont pu être évacués de l'avion, et personne n'a été blessé, a affirmé la compagnie. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Bombardier : sa division «manufacture aéronautique» de Downsview est à vendre.

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Bombardier cherche un acheteur pour son vaste site manufacturier de sa division aéronautique situé à Toronto. (affaires.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Querelle de membres d'équipe en plein vol.

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Incroyable, cette altercation : en pleine envolée commerciale, avec 324 passagers À bord. (www.msn.com) Plus d'info...

Rapport du coroner sur l'écrasement d'un Mitsubushi MU-2, le 29 mars 2016

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L'écrasement s'était produit aux Îles-de-la-Madeleine, au Québec. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Oups ! where to make room for the big chopper ?

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La Marine canadienne aurait-elle fait un mauvais choix : certains de ses hélicos Cyclone ne peuvent pas se poser sur leurs navires... (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Cessna crash in Costa Rica

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Dix passagers états-uniens et deux membres d'équipage morts. (www.bfmtv.com) Plus d'info...

LAX : Collision camion - avion

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Les autorités font état de huit blessés, à la suite d'une collision entre un Boeing 737 et un camion d'entretien à l'aéroport international de Los Angeles. Le porte-parole des pompiers souligne que deux personnes à bord du camion sont blessées gravement et que six autres, qui étaient aussi à bord du véhicule, souffrent de blessures mineures. L'avion, en provenance de Mexico, transportait 146 personnes. Il s'agissait du vol 642 d'Aeromexico. (ici.radio-canada.ca) Plus d'info...

Retour à la normale dans certains aéroports canadiens.

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Plusieurs annulations et retards causé par un froid extrême. (ici.radio-canada.ca) Plus d'info...

Un élu républicain se porte au secours de Bombardier.

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Un élu républicain représentant la ville qui doit accueillir la ligne d'assemblage de la C Series en Alabama a décidé de se porter à la défense de Bombardier auprès de la Commission internationale du commerce des États-Unis (USITC). Dans une lettre envoyée vendredi à sa présidente Rhonda Schmidtlein, Bradley Byrne lui demande de tenir compte des intérêts de l'industrie aéronautique américaine dans son ensemble avant de trancher dans le litige opposant l'avionneur québécois et Boeing. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Europe's Airbus to buy majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

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European aircraft giant Airbus Group is buying a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries program. The two aircraft manufacturers announced the partnership Monday evening, weeks after the United States announced 300 per cent preliminary duties on exports of the aircraft following a complaint from Airbus rival Boeing. The partnership is expected to result in significant CSeries production cost savings by leveraging Airbus's supply chain expertise, but Airbus won't be paying any money for the… (www.cbc.ca) Plus d'info...

Engorgement à JFK

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Quand les systèmes de communication ne fonctionnent pas ... ou que leurs responsables ne s'entendent pas ! J'ai connu cela à Heathrow, en janvier 1978. (www.nytimes.com) Plus d'info...

Un Boeing 707 d'Air France

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L'aéronef sert de décor à une séance de «lipsing» de la chanson «Ruby Baby», de Dion DiMucci. On a une idée de la tenue vestimentaire des hôtesses de l'époque. Cette version de la chanson est de 1962. (www.youtube.com) Plus d'info...

EgyptAir to buy 12 Bombardier C series

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Montréal, December 29, 2017 EgyptAir signs firm order for 12 Bombardier CSeries aircraft with list price of $1.1 billion. (business.financialpost.com) Plus d'info...

Rencontre aérienne en Haute-Mauricie

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Événement couru vers un aérodrome habituellement désert, mais qui a connu son heure de gloire. En septembre. (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

L'année 2017 aura été l'une des plus sécuritaires dans le monde de l'aviation.

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L'année 2017 a été la plus sûre pour le transport aérien mondial depuis 1946 et l'établissement de statistiques sur les accidents d'avion, selon des chiffres publiés lundi... (www.lapresse.ca) Plus d'info...

Man pulled off of United plane in Chicago set for Louisville

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CHICAGO, Ill. (WHAS11) — Disturbing footage sent to us from viewers on social media shows a man forcibly removed from a United Airlines Flight headed from Chicago to Louisville on April 9. The man was forced out of his seat by officials and dragged him down the aisle. (www.aircrew.in) Plus d'info...

Join the beta testing for the upcoming FlightAware iOS app

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FlightAware is currently beta testing the upcoming version 5.3.3 of our iOS flight tracking app. This new version adds a few minor features as well as a few bug fixes. If you would like to volunteer to join the testing of this upcoming release, comment in either this squawk or the linked forum post so that we can add you. We are planning on some bigger iOS releases in the next few months, so you will also be automatically included in the testing opportunities of those as well. (discussions.flightaware.com) Plus d'info...

Drone hits military chopper over Staten Island

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An army black hawk helicopter was struck by a drone at approximately 500 feet over a residential neighborhood on Staten Island. The helicopter, based out of Fort Bragg, N.C., was in New York City for the United Nation patrol. A piece of the drone bounced off the rotor and became lodged in the aircraft. (abc7ny.com) Plus d'info...

NTSB: Air Canada close-call at SFO was even worse than first reported

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Federal investigators on Monday revealed startling new information about the July 7 close-call at SFO, saying that the Air Canada pilot that mistook a crowded taxiway for his approved runway actually flew over at least one plane on the ground before aborting his landing. National Transportation Safety Board investigators said in an initial report that Air Canada flight 759 from Toronto descended below 100 feet and aborted the landing “after overflying the first airplane on the taxiway.” (www.mercurynews.com) Plus d'info...

Trump Wanted a Cheaper Air Force One. So the USAF Is Buying a Bankrupt Russian Firm’s Undelivered 747s

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President Donald Trump said the projected cost of new Air Force One aircraft was too high, so the U.S. Air Force found a way to lower it: by buying a pair of Boeing 747 jetliners abandoned by a bankrupt Russian airline. (www.govexec.com) Plus d'info...

Pilot boots New York activist from American Airlines flight

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New York activist Tamika Mallory says she was booted from an American Airlines flight in Miami after a pilot inserted himself into a dispute over her seat assignment. (www.msn.com) Plus d'info...

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) Plus d'info...

Delta Passenger Kicked Off Flight After Urgent Trip to the Restroom

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The way Kima Hamilton sees it, his urgent need to visit the restroom as a Milwaukee-bound Delta jet awaited takeoff was a misunderstanding blown all out of proportion. In fellow passenger Krista Rosolino's view, it was outrageous that Hamilton was kicked off the flight and that everyone else was forced to exit the plane when it returned to the gate in Atlanta. She took to social media to defend this man she didn't know. (www.jsonline.com) Plus d'info...

United Amends Crew Booking Policy After Man Dragged off Plane

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A United spokesperson confirmed to NPR that the policy change is "to make sure crews traveling on our aircraft are booked at least 60 minutes prior to departure. (Note went through a couple of articles this site has the best description) (aliveforfootball.com) Plus d'info...

Santa Monica Airport will close in 2028 and be replaced by a park, officials say

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Capping decades of legal battles and protests, federal and local officials announced an settlement Saturday to close Santa Monica Airport in 2028 and immediately shorten the runway to limit jet flights. The city of Santa Monica has been fighting to shut down the general aviation airport — long a favorite of celebrities and business leaders — contending it is unsafe, noisy and pollutes nearby neighborhoods with potentially harmful aircraft exhaust. Aviation interests and the Federal Aviation… (www.latimes.com) Plus d'info...

Woman Dragged Off Southwest Flight Over Allergy

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A woman on a flight to Los Angeles International Airport was dragged off a Southwest plane Tuesday night by two police officers after claiming she was deathly allergic to two dogs on the flight. Video shows the woman being forcibly removed by two law enforcement officers. She can be heard yelling, “Don’t touch me,” and at one point also accused the officers of ripping her pants. The kerfuffle was preceded by the woman telling the flight crew that she had a life-threatening allergy to two dogs on… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Plus d'info...

St. Maarten beach-goer throws ball at incoming aircraft

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One week after a tourist lost her life at the airport in St. Maarten, another tourist was photographed throwing a ball at an incoming aircraft. (www.trymodern.com) Plus d'info...

Southwest Pilot Arrested With Loaded Gun In St. Louis Airport

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ST. LOUIS (CBSLA) – A 51-year-old Southwest Airlines pilot has been arrested in St. Louis Lambert International Airport after a loaded pistol was found in his carry-on bags early Wednesday morning, according to airport officials. A TSA agent discovered a loaded 9mm pistol in the pilot’s luggage during screening, the airport said. The pilot was detained before 5 a.m. local time and charged with unlawful use of a weapon. “The suspect did not have any conceal and carry permit or any other… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Plus d'info...

Another Air Canada Incident at SFO

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Air Canada 781 was on final for SFO and the tower told him to go around at least 5 times and they still landed. https://soundcloud.com/user-771239359/oct-23-2017-0400z (www.airliners.net) Plus d'info...

Emirates A380 Jet Nearly Loses Directional Control In Windy Landing

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A380 Pilot way overcontrols the rudder after rough crosswind landing. (www.avgeekery.com) Plus d'info...

Trump Pushes for Privatization of Air-Traffic Control

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President Donald Trump will embrace a longstanding goal of some aviation experts and lawmakers: transferring control of the nation’s air-traffic system to a new nonprofit corporation, which they say would mean a more nimble and cost-effective approach. (www.npr.org) Plus d'info...

Air France plane makes emergency landing in Goose Bay after engine blowout over Atlantic

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An Air France plane en route to Los Angeles from Paris made an emergency landing Saturday in Goose Bay, N.L., after one of its engines blew out over the Atlantic Ocean. (www.cbc.ca) Plus d'info...

The U.S. Air Force Wants Permission to Shoot Down Civilian Drones

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The head of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command wants permission to deal with civilian drones-including shooting them down-that threaten to interfere with flight operations. (www.airguideonline.com) Plus d'info...

SoCal Family Thrown Off Overbooked Delta Flight Over Child's Seating

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A Southern California family says they were kicked off an overbooked Delta airplane because they refused to yield a seat held by their young son. The Schear family of Huntington Beach says they were flying from Hawaii to Los Angeles last week when airline staff asked them to give up a seat occupied by their 2-year-old son and carry him on their laps for the duration of the flight. (abc7.com) Plus d'info...

Elderly flight passenger throws coins into engine for ‘luck’, delays take-off for hours

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A flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou was delayed after an elderly woman passenger was suspected of throwing coins into the plane’s engine to ensure “good luck”, mainland media reported. (www.scmp.com) Plus d'info...

Airbus buys just over 50% of Bombardier CSeries division

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Buy now it's official, Airbus buys over 50% of the Series and is going to shift some assembly to Mobile, Alabama plant. Tough luck Boeing! (www.financialexpress.com) Plus d'info...

Air Canada flight nearly lands on taxiway at San Francisco International Airport

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Details are emerging about what could have been a serious incident at San Francisco International Airport last Friday night when an Air Canada plane from Toronto nearly landed on the taxiway. With ATC text (abc7news.com) Plus d'info...

Why the DC-3 is such a Badass Plane

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Eight decades after its first flight, the DC-3 remains an aviation legend. (www.popularmechanics.com) Plus d'info...

U.S. imposing 220% duty on Bombardier CSeries planes

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Rival Boeing was seeking an 80% duty on the CSeries (www.cbc.ca) Plus d'info...

`Forgetful' engineers put plane in peril, grounded

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New Delhi : Two Air India engineers were grounded on Monday as they reportedly “forgot“ to remove pins from landing gear ­ which ensure that wheels of an aircraft on ground do not accidentally retract ­ while clearing a plane to take off. Due to this, the pilots could not retract the wheels on getting airborne and had to return to soon after take off. This unprecedented lapse took place on Monday when an AI aircraft was being prepared at Delhi for flying to Kochi. “The plane was cleared to take… (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com) Plus d'info...

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) Plus d'info...

Enroute A380 wake flips Challenger 604 upside down

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A Challenger 604 at FL350 operating from Male-Abu Dhabi passed an A380 opposite direction at FL360, one thousand feet above, about 630nm southeast of Muscat, Oman, over the Arabian Sea. A short time later (1-2 minutes) the aircraft encountered wake turbulence sending the aircraft into an uncontrolled roll, turning the aircraft around at least 3 times (possibly even 5 times), both engines flamed out, the aircraft lost about 10,000 feet until the crew was able to recover the aircraft, restart the… (flightservicebureau.org) Plus d'info...

Delta Will Not Pay Proposed Bombardier CSeries Tariffs

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Delta Air Lines chief executive Ed Bastian is confident that the carrier will take delivery of the 75 Bombardier CS100s it has on order without paying a proposed 300% tariff on the aircraft. (www.flightglobal.com) Plus d'info...

European Parliament votes to impose visa requirements on US citizens

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The European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, has urged the European Commission (EC)—the executive arm of the 28-nation European Union (EU)—to impose visa requirements on US citizens visiting the EU. (atwonline.com) Plus d'info...

United Airlines Gives 2-Year-Old's Seat Away to Standby Passenger

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United Airlines requires children over the age of 2 to have their own tickets and occupy their own seats, but that didn’t stop the airline from allowing a 27-month-old child from sitting in his mother’s lap after they accidentally oversold his spot. (www-foxnews-com.cdn.ampproject.org) Plus d'info...

Flight Test 787-8 ZA004 draws self portrait.

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I rarely get to share what I do with the public, but in this case I'm proud to show off. The pattern is my design and it took some fine tuning to make it fit our test requirements. (flightaware.com) Plus d'info...

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger violently dragged off flight

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David Dao, the passenger dragged off a United Airlines flight, has reached an "amicable settlement" with the airline over the incident that sparked a worldwide uproar, his lawyers said Thursday. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed under the terms of the agreement, but lawyer Thomas Demetrio praised United CEO Oscar Munoz for his handling of the dispute. "Mr. Munoz said he was going to do the right thing and he has," he said. (www.usatoday.com) Plus d'info...

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) Plus d'info...

United Airlines gets a grim gift from WOW air

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United Airlines — to say nothing of other major United States-based legacy carriers American Airlines and Delta Air Lines — no doubt were NOT among those feeling the cheer this morning when WOW air, the upstart Iceland-based ultra-low-fare international carrier, announced its holiday gift to travelers in Chicago and several other U.S. markets. (www.bizjournals.com) Plus d'info...

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