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Woman shoots drone: “It hovered for a second and I blasted it to smithereens.”

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65 year old women cleaning her shotguns after church on a Sunday morning decided she didn't like to be buzzed so practiced her skeet shooting with her .410. The paparazzi learned not to mess with grandmothers with shotguns. (arstechnica.com) More...

China launches own aircraft engine-maker to rival the West

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China already makes its own planes, but has struggled for decades to develop engines that meet global requirements. (www.bbc.com) More...

Two drunk United Airlines pilots arrested before flight

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Téo drunk United Airlines Pilots where arrested in Glasgow. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

Polish Air Force Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the F-16 service with An Awesome Air-To-Air Photoshoot

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Poland celebrated the 10th anniversary of the F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 52+ service with an unbelievable air-to-air photo sortie. (theaviationist.com) More...

Iceland volcanoes rumble to life again....

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The current earthquake swarm might just subside, however we could also be facing another 2010 type test of our air routes all over again. Iceland raised the alarm after its largest volcano was hit by the biggest tremors since 1977. Two quakes larger than 4 in magnitude early Monday rocked the crater of Katla, the country’s Met Office said in a statement. That was followed by at least 10 more tremors at the volcano, which rises 1,450 meters (4,757 feet) into the air on the North Atlantic… (www.bloomberg.com) More...

Mitsubishi Regional Jet test plane aborts flight to Washington state for a second day

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The first Mitsubishi Regional Jet headed to Washington’s Moses Lake for fligh testing had to abort its flight from Japan for a second straight day due to problems with an air-conditioning system. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

First A350 for Thai Airways is delivered

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First Airbus A350 is delivered to Thai Airways on Aug. 30, 2016 (www.airbus.com) More...

Denver International Airport sets new passenger record

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Denver International Airport set a new monthly record for passenger traffic in July — something it has done every month this year. But the airport also busted through the all-time record set in June. (www.denverpost.com) More...

"Missle with a man in it", Part two.

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I hope the plan works, still my all time military favorite, and I'd trade a couple of hundred of my many hours of "jet" time for one hour in one of these! And a pretty well written story. (www.bbc.com) More...

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