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Congo Crocodile Plane Crash

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A hard look at the oddest accident of the decade: did a crocodile really cause the Filair turboprop to crash? (fearoflanding.com) More...

What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

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Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a domino effect that pays no attention to borders. (edition.cnn.com) More...

MH17 recovery of victims on the way

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It has being reported the finally crash investigators are now at the crash site of the wreckage of the 772 MH17 which crash a few weeks ago all of the victims remains have being flown back to the Netherlands. This comes after the UN and world leaders put pressure on Russia to cease fire over the crash site or they will face the full force from all countries over this. Investigators are scouring the wreckage to determine what type of Missile brought down the jet. The aircraft wreckage is spread… (www.thecouriermail.com.au) More...

First Production PC-24

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A world premiere took place today, on Swiss National Day, when Pilatus Aircraft officially unveiled its first ever PC-24 prototype. (aviationtribune.com) More...

Drunk passenger throws prosthetic leg at flight crew

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A drunk passenger began using profanity and demanding cigarettes before she slapped a child, removed her prosthetic leg and began attacking the flight crew with it. The 48-year-old unnamed woman was on a flight from Enfindha, Tunisia bound for Edinburgh, Scotland when fellow passengers noticed her becoming unruly. Soon after, "the woman started shouting, 'I want cigarettes' and demanding a parachute to jump off the plane," passenger John Smith told Edinburgh Evening News. Smith also… (www.click2houston.com) More...

Alaska Air Reports Another Record Quarter

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At Alaska Air Group Inc. records are indeed made to be broken. Leaders of the parent to Alaska Airlines reported a record second quarter net income of $157 million. The results reported July 24 are a 50 percent increase in profits versus the $105 million second quarter of 2013 and mark the company’s eighth record net income in the last nine quarters. It was also Alaska Air Group’s 21st consecutive profitable quarter. (m.juneauempire.com) More...

Pilot narrowly avoids plane crash with some nifty flying skills at air show

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Chris Götke overcomes 'mechanical difficulties' to bring classic jet fighter safely to ground, averting a tragedy with a crash landing. (www.mirror.co.uk) More...

Scoot Moves Singapore - Bangkok Service to Bangkok Don Mueang from Sep 2014

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Scoot from 01SEP14 is Moving Operations at Bangkok, where daily Singapore - Bangkok service Will be Operating at Don Mueang ., instead of Suvarnabhumi (airlineroute.net) More...

Shock and awe as fighter jet rolls down Sukhumvit Road

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From bookcases on the back of motorbikes to pickups stacked twice their height with aluminum cans, we here in Thailand are used to seeing odd things on the roads, but a AV-8S Harrier jump jet rolling down Sukhumvit Road had everyone talking. (www.pattayamail.com) More...

Pan Am B747 San Francisco Accident 1971

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Pan Am Boeing 747-121 reg. N747PA. Accident at SFO 30th July 1971. The aircraft was badly damaged due to performance miscalculations by the crew. Digitised from old VHS from the 1970s. Watch the landing sequence footage later in the film. (youtu.be) More...

Caribbean Aviation Day 2014 set for September in U.S. Virgin Islands

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The Association of Caribbean States announced on Wednesday, its collaboration with Regional Agencies, the Airports Council International, Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association, Caribbean Tourism Organization, and the International Air Transport Association to host the 2nd Caribbean Aviation Day. Caribbean Aviation Day 2014 will be held on September 16th, 2014, in St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, and will gather the regional Tourism and Transport Authorities as well as CEOs and… (guyanaaviation.com) More...

Bauer Business Focus: Daniel Baker on Aviation and Flight Tracking

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It’s been a busy year for Houston-based FlightAware. The aircraft tracking service reported thousands of flight delays and cancelations during the harsh winter months. More recently, it covered the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine and the still-unsolved disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker joins Andrew Schneider on the “Bauer Business Focus.” (www.houstonpublicmedia.org) More...

This Amazing Jet Will Transport Ebola Victims From Africa To The U.S.

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How do you pack two patients that are infected with one of the world's deadliest viruses into a pressurized aluminum tube that is filled with healthy care takers and pilots for 12 hours and not get almost everyone infected in the process? You use this old ex-Royal Danish Air Force Gulfstream III that is highly modified to convey very ill people over very long distances. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

Ryanair Boeing 737 at London on Jul 29th 2014, tail strike on landing

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A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-EFB performing flight FR-2369 from Ostrava (Czech Republic) to London Stansted,EN (UK), landed on Stansted's runway 04 at 22:42L (21:42Z) but struck its tail onto the runway. The aircraft rolled out without further incident. There were no injuries, the passengers disembarked normally, the aircraft sustained substantial damage. (avherald.com) More...

Southwest and SeaWorld part ways

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Southwest and SeaWorld announced Thursday they are ending their longstanding partnership when the contract expires at the end of the year. The promotional and marketing partnership began in 1988, cultivating opportunities involving airline passengers and the theme park's visitors. (www.usatoday.com) More...

Airbus A350XWB: On board the world's newest passenger jet

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Takeoff on one of Airbus' new A350WXB test planes is a strangely quiet experience. Powered by two hulking Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines, you'd expect to hear more than just a low whirring noise when tearing down the runway. (www.cnn.com) More...

A Very Nice Video Presentation of the first A380 going into SFO

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This shows quite the detail. The profile is identical to that of Asiana 214 with exception of the runway change. The Germans are clearly professionals and on their game compared to the Koreans. (www.wimp.com) More...

Delta Announces Cutbacks in the Pacific - Changes Include Smaller Aircraft and Discontinued Routes

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Delta announced significant cutbacks in its Pacific division on Thursday in a memo to its employees. The airline has been reducing the size of its Tokyo hub at Narita International Airport for some time and is eliminating several routes while downgauging the aircraft used on other routes. It will also continue to expand its Seattle hub and increase non-stop routes from there. Delta is cancelling its Tokyo (Narita)-Hong Kong and Nagoya-Manila routes on October 26 of this year. It will continue to… (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com) More...

Small plane crash near Oshkosh

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TOWN OF OSHKOSH – Two people injured, but alive after their plane crashed outside Oshkosh Wednesday. Oshkosh fire rescue told FOX 11 the injuries to the pilot and passenger are not life-threatening. The crash happened near Oshkosh about three o’clock Wednesday afternoon. It happened at a small air strip adjacent to the Hickory Oaks Campground just south of the state prison. Bonnie Jungwirth’s house is across the street from the Hickory Oaks Campground runway. She told FOX 11 she’s used to planes… (fox11online.com) More...

Step Inside the Restoration of the Original Boeing 747

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The Boeing 747 is an iconic aircraft that singlehandedly pushed the airline industry into the jumbo jet age. Sitting derelict at the Museum of Flight for 14 years, the very first of its kind is currently undergoing a rigorous restoration process to restore its former glory. (gizmodo.com) More...

‘Improbable’ events set stage for airport near-disaster, report says

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An old radar, a driverless van, a 7-watt lightbulb and garbled communications all contributed to a near-collision at Pearson International Airport when a landing Air Canada jet passed just 10 metres over a vehicle that had rolled onto a runway, a safety watchdog says. (www.thestar.com) More...

Delta to Begin to Retire Boeing 747s

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Delta Air Lines announced plans to retire 25% of its 747 fleet in 2014. The Atlanta-based airline currently operates 16 747-400 aircraft. The decision was announced in a memo to its pilots. Citing a “a re-evaluation of options to improve our international performance,” ... (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com) More...

Storm alert on Dreamliners

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Boeing has advised Air India to avoid flying Dreamliners close to thunderstorms because of the risk of ice formation on the engines, the Centre told Parliament today even as airline officials said the problem wouldn’t hinder operations. (www.telegraphindia.com) More...

Half of air traffic controller job offers go to people with no aviation experience

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More than half of the latest batch of air-traffic controller job offers nationwide went to people with no aviation experience as part of a program designed to expand hiring among the general public, the Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday....What could possibly go wrong? (www.chicagotribune.com) More...

Most Russians Believe Ukraine Shot Down Flight MH17

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A poll released by the independent Russian pollster Levada found that a large number of Russians believe that Ukraine shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, with 46 per cent saying they think it was brought down by a Ukrainian army anti-aircraft missile and 36 per cent saying a Ukrainian military plane shot it down (multiple answers were allowed, meaning the percentages do not add up to 100 and people may have chosen more than one answer). (www.smh.com.au) More...

ANA and Boeing Finalize Order For 40 Widebody Aircraft

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Today, Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes – 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) – as part of the airline’s strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order is valued at approximately $13 billion at list prices, and it was originally announced as a commitment in March. (airchive.com) More...

Longest 787-10 To Be Built Only In South Carolina

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Boeing has confirmed that the third variant of the 787, the double-stretch 787-10, will be assembled exclusively in its Charleston, South Carolina facility, making it the first of any Boeing commercial model to be completed away from the U.S. west coast. (aviationweek.com) More...

The A-10 Warthog Will Soon Be Chasing Tornados And Attacking Storms

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Soon, there will be more to the A-10's original "Thunderbolt" moniker than just a name. Everyone's favorite down and dirty chariot of destruction is going geek and soon will be receiving thunderbolts instead of throwing them. A single surplus Warthog is currently undergoing transformation into the ultimate storm chasing vehicle. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

Airbus launches updated A330 aircraft to rival 787 Dreamliners

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Airbus has launched two updated versions of it's popular A330 widebody aircraft to offer better fuel efficiency as it competes against Boeing's rival 787 Dreamliner family. (m.smh.com.au) More...

ANA to beat Air NZ to the world's first commercial Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight

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ANA is seat to beat Air New Zealand to the punch with the world's first commercial Boeing 787-9 flight, just two days ahead of Air NZ's planned Dreamliner debut. From August 7 2014, ANA's 395-seat Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will progressively appear on routes between routes between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and Fukuoka, Osaka (Itami) and Matsuyama. (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

First review: Thai Airways Boeing 787 'Royal Silk' business class

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"Thai Airways has started flying its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner and we’ve got the first review of its Royal Silk business class seats..." (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

Plane crash near Montgomery Field

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Just happened. It looks like it lost power on take off, clipped a Target store and landed in a Costo parking lot. (www.nbcsandiego.com) More...

Continental Introduces 310 hp Diesel V6

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Continuing the rapid trend toward diesel power in light airplanes, Continental Motors yesterday launched the V6 CD 300, a 310 horsepower jet-A-burning engine that’s due to hit the market in about two years. Continental has also dropped the Centurion name from its diesel line, which it acquired as part of its purchase of Thielert in Germany a year ago. Continental will now produce and market the CD 100, CD 200 and CD 300 families of compression-ignition engines under its own brand name. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Mooney is Back in Action

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Mooney Aircraft company is back in business. Yesterday, at a press conference at AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Mooney's CEO, Dr. Jerry Chen, handed over the keys to the new owner of the first M20TN Acclaim Type S to roll off the production line since the company reopened its doors after a lengthy hiatus. The Acclaim went to Ricardo Pasco of Bedford Corners, New York, the highest bidder of an online auction that concluded on July 11. Pasco's instructor received the keys in his place. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Airbus Perlan Project Aims for Glider Record

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A high-tech scientific research glider intended to soar at altitudes of 90,000 feet gained a prestigious backer when Airbus yesterday announced its participation in the Perlan Project. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Boeing Launches Pilot Development Program

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Boeing announced on Wednesday a comprehensive global training solution that provides all the training a pilot needs, from basic theory through qualification as a commercial jet first officer, the “right seat” in the flight deck. (guyanaaviation.com) More...

Officials Say Air Algerie Jet Plummeted From 33,000 Feet To Zero In 3 Minutes

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The Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali last week appears to have plummeted to the ground from an altitude of 10,000 meters in just a few minutes after flying into a storm, a senior official involved in the investigation was quoted as saying (www.businessinsider.com) More...

ICAO, IATA and WHO to revise passenger screening in light of ebola outbreak

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The International Civil Aviation Organization is continuing to collaborate with representatives of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) over the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The organizations considered passenger screening revisions to the WHO document on travel and transport in light of recent events. These are still being reviewed by the WHO, which was also intending to seek inputs from the World Tourism Organization and Airports Council International. (guyanaaviation.com) More...

Malaysia Airlines A333 forced to abort take-off at Adelaide Airport

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On Tuesday, a Malaysia Airlines Airbus A333 was forced to abort its take-off run at Adelaide Airport due to the captain of a Tigerair A320, initiating a "go-around" on its landing approach. (www.adelaidenow.com.au) More...

Delta Introduces Changes to SkyBonus Rewards Program

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Delta Air Lines announced that it has made changes to SkyBonus, its rewards program for businesses and corporate customers. The airline said that the new upgrades are expected to increase reward opportunities and make the reward redemption process easier for SkyBonus members. (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com) More...

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

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The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides. (news.msn.com) More...

Delta Enhances International Economy Service Offerings

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Delta Air Lines announced changes and improvements to its in-flight service in coach on international flights on Wednesday. The changes will be noticeable on most long-haul flights and include better meals and snacks, an amenity kit, new earbuds, and new entertainment options.... (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com) More...