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Air Canada and Bombardier Finalize Landmark C Series Order for up to 75 Aircraft

June 28, 2016 Montréal Commercial Aircraft, Bombardier Inc., Press Release Agreement includes firm order for 45 CS300 and options for an additional 30 (www.bombardier.com) More...

Two explosions at Istanbul airport, several people dead and injured

Two explosions have rocked Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing at least 10 people and wounding around 20 others, Turkey’s justice minister and another official said Tuesday. (www.montrealgazette.com) More...

EgyptAir Flight 804 Recorders Being Fixed

(CNN) The black boxes of EgyptAir Flight 804 -- badly damaged when they were found by searchers -- are being repaired and authorities hope they can help solve the mystery of what caused the plane to crash into the Mediterranean Sea last month. The French aircraft investigation bureau was able to fix the electronic board of the data recorder, Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry announced on Monday. Final repairs on the cockpit voice recorder are expected to wrap up as early as Tuesday, the ministry… (www.cnn.com) More...

Incident: British Airways B744 at Toronto and Montreal on Jun 22nd 2016, mass and balance problem

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVJ performing flight BA-92 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was en route at FL350 about 110nm east-northeast of Montreal,QC (Canada) when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Montreal due to a cargo loading error. The aircraft landed safely on Montreal's runway 24R about 105 minutes after departure from Toronto and about 55 minutes after the decision to divert. A passenger reported cargo had been loaded into an… (avherald.com) More...

Australia's youngest female pilot Jade Esler flies solo at 15

She's too young to drive a car, but Jade Esler is Australia's youngest female pilot. The year 9 student made her maiden solo flight at Fly Oz school in Cowra on her 15th birthday last week. (www.smh.com.au) More...

Will the Bombardier CSeries Crack the Airbus-Boeing Duopoly? — Part One

As the Bombardier CSeries program gains traction and momentum, will this be enough to threaten the current Airbus - Boeing duopoly? (airwaysmag.com) More...

Incident: Emirates B773 at Hamburg on Jun 13th 2016, flaps up landing

An Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EGK performing flight EK-61 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Hamburg (Germany), was on approach to Hamburg's runway 05 descending through about 2800 feet when the crew initiated a go-around due to problems with the flaps. The aircraft entered a hold at 4000 feet while the crew worked the related checklists and prepared for flaps up landing. The aircraft subsequently positioned for another approach to runway 05 and landed safely at a higher… (avherald.com) More...

Accident: Ryanair B738 enroute on Jun 23rd 2014, turbulence injures 5 occupants

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-ENB performing flight FR-4398 from Dublin (Ireland) to Reus,SP (Spain) with 163 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Reus' runway 25 when the crew requested an ambulance and medical services to meet the aircraft upon landing reporting severe turbulence along the route had caused bleeding injuries to two passengers, three cabin crew were injured as well. The aircraft landed safely on runway 25. On Jun 24th, 2014 the airline reported the aircraft… (avherald.com) More...

Incident: Vueling A320 at Amsterdam on Jun 28th, 2016, rejected takeoff due to bird strike

A Vueling Airbus A320-200, registration EC-HGZ performing flight VY-8318 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was accelerating for takeoff from Amsterdam's runway 24 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to an engine (CFM56) ingesting a bird. The aircraft slowed safely and stopped on the runway while the crew was assessing the aircraft status. The crew subsequently reported that all indications were normal, they would vacate the runway and return to the apron. The… (avherald.com) More...


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