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Video: Airbus A350 goes on public display at Singapore Airshow

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Airbus's latest plane the A350 will be put on full public display for the first time at the Singapore Airshow, which begins on Tuesday. (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

EASA proposes new requirements for flight recorders and underwater locating devices

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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced new proposals for flight data and voice recorders and underwater locating devices (ULDs) in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. ..... ..... If adopted by the European Commission, the new requirements would include extending the transmission time of ULDs fitted on flight recorders from 30 to 90 days. EASA is also proposing that large aircraft flying over oceans should be equipped with a new type of ULD that has… (atwonline.com) More...

London CityJet plane forced to make emergency landing after 'part of wing fell off'

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Seems part of the ?flap control mechanism ? came detached of an Avro BJ45 shortly after takeoff from London City Airport (www.independent.co.uk) More...

Did Malaysian Airlines 370 disappear using Singapore Airlines 68?

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As the search for missing flight Malaysian Airlines flight 370 drags on into the 10th day, so many questions continue to remain unanswered about how and why the airliner could have disappeared while seemingly under the control of a skilled pilot intent on making it invisible. With satellite pings showing where the plane could be after more than seven hours of flight, speculation has arisen that the plane could be on the ground anywhere along a path from northern Thailand to the border of… (keithledgerwood.tumblr.com) More...

How Not To Become a Police Pilot

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"Apparently, the man became friendly with some pilots at the East Midlands Police Air Support Unit. He told the staff that he was a freelance helicopter pilot and owned his own helicopter. He clearly loved helicopters and was interested in a ride-along with the Air Support Unit, but as no passengers are allowed on police operation flights, it wasn’t possible. Then they received a brand new helicopter, The Eurocopter 135..." (fearoflanding.com) More...

Final Report summarised for UPS Flight 6 Uncontained Cargo Fire

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Sad facts of the UPS Boeing 747 crash in Dubai. Spoiler: lithium-ion batteries. (fearoflanding.com) More...

ICAO makes global flight tracking a priority in MH370 aftermath

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ICAO has forged a consensus among its member states and the international air transport industry sector to make the tracking of airline flights a near-term priority. The decision follows a special meeting on global flight tracking of aircraft in the aftermath of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370), a Boeing 777-200 that vanished from radar March 8 during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing carrying 239 passengers and crew, triggering an unprecedented international search effort… (atwonline.com) More...

the pilot stuck what out the window?

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from the ordinary to the spectacular, amazing views from a creative pilot. (www.huffingtonpost.com) More...

Memorial in the middle of the Desert: UTA Flight 772

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Details and background to the photographs of the UTA Flight 772 memorial photographs that went viral recently. (fearoflanding.com) More...

Any lower and that would be crash!

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Low flying way to raise a flag. I'm pretty sure he could mow the runway at the same time. (www.liveleak.com) More...

Federal Aviation Administration deploys NextGen Time-Based Flow Management tool from Lockheed Martin

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" ... Time-based metering, delivering aircraft to a specific place at a specific time, enables air traffic controllers to manage aircraft in congested airspace more efficiently by smoothing out irregularities and delivering a more consistent flow of traffic down to the runway, says a spokesperson. ... " (www.avionics-intelligence.com) More...

Landing gear failure 737-400 freighter

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Freight company Air Contractors said one of its planes, a Boeing 737-400, suffered a landing gear failure at East Midlands Airport at about 03:00 BST. Two crew members were on board but neither was injured. Airport officials said the first wave of flights between 07:00 and 09:00 BST were being affected. In a statement on its website, Air Contractors said: "The left-hand landing gear of the aircraft suffered a failure after the aircraft had successfully landed and whilst slowing for taxi off… (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

U.S. Navy Trident SLBM Achieves 150 Successful Test Flights

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U.S. Navy’s Lockheed Martin built submarine launched Trident II D5ballistic missile, has achieved 150 successful test flights. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Russian Military Exercises

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When these runs are made down the coasts of both the USA and the UK they are not seeking to provoke diplomatic responses. They are testing their own submarine detection and communication systems. In particular they are seeking any of the 49 submarines that N Korea and an unknown number of Chinese boats that are out there. These guys are not interested in the USA. The way this is presented in the USA media is totally false. They are actually allied to USA policy of keeping tracks on foreign… (www.youtube.com) More...

Boeing's new light attack helicopter takes to the skies

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Boeing has flown its new light attack/reconnaissance helicopter for the first time in its production configuration. A prototype of the AH-6i was taken through preliminary tests in a flight lasting less than 20 minutes. The flight brings the model one step closer to full production. The AH-6i, part of the AH-6 line, is designed to provide close-air support for land-based forces and to launch attacks on land-based facilities such as tanks, armored vehicles and fortifications. It is based on the… (www.gizmag.com) More...

British Airways finalizes 777-300ER Deal

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Boeing and British Airways have signed an order for 2 Boeing 777-300ER jetliners valued at $529 million at list prices. (blog.flightstory.net) More...

France to Order 12 Airbus A330 Tanker Transport Aircrafts

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French Air Force is expected to place its first order for Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircrafts later this year. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Holiday terror as engine cover falls off easyJet plane seconds after take-off

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Terrified passengers see panel break loose as aircraft leaves Milan (www.standard.co.uk) More...

BMI flights from Aberdeen to Oslo

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BMI Regional has announced plans to increase the frequency of its Aberdeen to Oslo service, only weeks after launching the direct route. (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

NASA provides FAA with Precision Departure Release Capability NextGen software tool

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WASHINGTON, 22 Aug. 2013. NASA officials have delivered to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) a new, NextGen software tool that will improve the flow of aircraft from runways to cruising altitudes. .....PDRC tests demonstrate that the tool helps to fill slots in the high-altitude flow that would otherwise go empty due to timing issues. ........ (www.avionics-intelligence.com) More...

B-1B Lancer with its nose to the ground

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Amazing video of wheels-up landing when the front gear failed. (fearoflanding.com) More...

Airbus X3 Hybrid to rest at French Museum

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Airbus Helicopter's X3 hybrid helicopter demonstrator will be exhibited at the French national musée de l’Air et de l’Espace (Air and Space museum) at Paris-Le Bourget airport (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Asiana Hearing transcript of events in the cockpit

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Summarised from the presentation, following the sequence of events in the cockpit. (fearoflanding.com) More...

MH370 - what happened

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Maybe This Guy has a Clue http://mh370lost.tumblr.com/ (mh370lost.tumblr.com) More...

NATO says not to blame for planes vanishing from radar

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NATO said on Sunday it was not to blame for recent incidents in which dozens of aircraft briefly vanished from air traffic control radar screens in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. (www.news24.com) More...

European Commission gets tough on FAB implementation

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The European Commission has launched the first infringement proceedings against European Union (EU) member states it believes are impeding progress on the Single European Sky (SES) through their failure to implement Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs). In the first phase of the EU’s infringement process, the Commission has issued letters of formal notice to Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Luxembourg—which together with Switzerland make up the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central… (atwonline.com) More...

Flybe: Soon to fly out of London City Airport

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From the 27th October, flybe have announced that they will start operating flight to the followin airports: Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Inverness and Exeter This will run on a 5 year contract (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

Resurrecting Planes Through Art

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once airborne, these aircraft have now become land based artwork. (twistedsifter.com) More...

Scorpion Jet's Debut at Farnborough and RIAT Airshows

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The Textron AirLand Scorpion will make its airshow debut this July, appearing at two of the world’s premier defense aviation exhibitions. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Premature aging of 787's

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Parts found on Indian 787's only a year old look like to have suffered premature 'ageing' as parts look like they have done 5-7 years. (economictimes.indiatimes.com) More...

Fire damages Sukhoi T-50 prototype

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The fifth prototype of Sukhoi T-50 stealth fighter was damaged due to a inflight fire. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Flybe: Guernsey to Southampton morning flight 'may not be lost'

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The early morning southampton flight from guernsey airport could continue even if flybe closes it bas in the island, the airport director says. The airline is consulting with staff and unions about closing six of its british isle bases to save £85m. Colin Le Ray, airport director, said an empty plane could be flown to the island and used to take passengers to Southampton, to arrive before 8am. Twele people will lose there jobs if the base is closed. Mr Le Ray said until Flybe finalised its plans… (www.bbc.co.uk) More...