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How Ikea inspired Airbus to create a 'flat pack' A380 flightdeck

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In the early stages of the A380's development, Airbus engineers turned to Ikea for inspiration as it sought ways to quickly test new flightdeck innovations. The result was a 'flat-pack flightdeck'! (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

Airbus A330 reach 1500 order milestone

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Airbus' versatile A330 aircraft family has crossed the 1500 firm order milestone, making it one of successful widebody jetliner. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Ivory Coast Gets Approval For Direct US Flights

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Ivory Coast has received approval from the United States to start direct flights between the two countries, boosting the West African nation's hopes of becoming a regional transport hub. A senior official at Ivory Coast's National Civil Aviation Authority said the US Transportation Security Administration had given the green light for direct flights. "That will reinforce our aim of being a hub for the region and help to attract more US investors, who did not want to make long journeys to… (news.airwise.com) More...

Southwest Celebrates 30 Years In Missouri With A Fantastic New Paint Job

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Southwest made its first flights out of Kansas City back in 1982 with six daily departures to two cities. Fast forward 30 years and the airline now serves 60 destinations and 156 departures originating from Missouri. To commemorate the anniversary, this Boeing was emblazoned with a painting of the Missouri state flag. (flightclub.jalopnik.com) More...

UK Competition Authority Stands Firm On Ryanair Ruling

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Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will not change an order for Ryanair to sell down its 30 percent stake in rival Aer Lingus because of IAG's proposed bid for Aer Lingus. Ryanair had asked the CMA to reconsider its 2013 decision, saying IAG's securing of support from Aer Lingus's board for the EUR€1.36 billion bid disproved the regulator's argument that its shareholding might be an obstacle to Aer Lingus being acquired by another airline. (news.airwise.com) More...

Airbus Sees Vast Market Potential For Defense Cooperation With New Delhi

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New Delhi’s order of 36 Rafale combat jets stole the limelight during a recent Franco-Indian summit in Paris, but a less high-profile event has proved equally noteworthy—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Airbus facilities in Toulouse, where the aerospace giant said it is ready to develop production and final assembly lines in the South Asian nation as part of New Delhi’s “Make in India” push. (aviationweek.com) More...

10 Amazing Pilots You've Probably Never Heard Of

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There have been millions of pilots and a few hundred really great ones, those whose achievements pushed the boundaries of flight. Names like Neil Armstrong, Charles Lindbergh, Chuck Yeager, Orville and Wilbur Wright, Manfred von Richtofen, and Amelia Earhart are familiar to aviators and non-fliers alike. Others, like those featured here, are known to aviation history buffs and to almost no one else. Here are some remarkable ones. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Southwest Airlines Is Becoming Disruptive Again

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For much of its 40-plus-year history, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has been a disruptive force in the airline industry. While legacy carriers flew hodgepodge fleets, Southwest operated a single fleet type to reduce complexity and cut down on training and maintenance costs. While rivals piled in to crowded hubs, Southwest Airlines mainly operated from cheaper alternate airports. (www.investopedia.com) More...

B-47 Pilot Familiarization Video -- 1952

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A 1952 dramatized orientation film about the B-47 Stratojet starring Reed Hadley. U.S. Air Force training film #TF 1-4727, "The B-47: Pilot's Familiarization." (youtu.be) More...

Emirates Announces Deal With Rolls Royce for 50 Trent 900 Engines

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Earlier today, Rolls Royce announced its largest engine order ever with Emirates Airline. The order, worth $9.2 Billion will provide Emirates with engines to power 50 A380's, which will begin to enter service in 2016. (www.rolls-royce.com) More...

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