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Two American Boeing 777s Divert Due To Cracked Windshields

Both aircraft managed to land safely; however, the frequency of the events being so close together does raise some questions... (simpleflying.com) More...

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ATR 72-600F Makes Its Maiden Flight

Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR announced Wednesday that it had completed the first successful flight of its new ATR 72-600F – the freighter variant of its ATR 72-600 passenger aircraft. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Delta Air Lines, LATAM Group Receive Joint Venture Approval | Airways Magazine

Yesterday, Delta Air Lines (DL) and LATAM Airlines Group obtained regulatory approval for their Trans-American Joint Venture Agreement (JVA). (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Police Escort For Tennessee Takeoff

It’s not every day a pilot gets a police escort for takeoff but a Cessna 172 owned by the East Tennessee Pilots Club had motorcycles and cars with lights blazing for its short hop to Island Home Airport near Knoxville on Wednesday morning. (www.avweb.com) More...

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Southwest bolsters the Southwest Promise by keeping middle seats open for fall travel

Southwest Airlines today renewed its ongoing commitment to supporting the well-being and comfort of its Customers and Employees by announcing that the carrier will continue limiting the amount of seats sold on every flight to allow middle seats to remain open through Nov. 30, 2020. Additionally, as part of The Southwest Promise, the airline requires face masks to be worn at all times, has implemented physical distancing measures in airports and onboard aircraft, and maintains a stringent… (worldairlinenews.com) More...

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Return of the MAX 8

Tests for the recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 are underway around the world. In Europe, officials from several countries are meeting to discuss Boeing's plans to train crews. If successful, the aircraft will be deemed airworthy and allowed to fly again after more than a year of being grounded. However, Boeing may have a hard time selling the aircraft due to customer concerns, lack of demand, and newfound issues with 787. (theexplorerblog.com) More...

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Delta Welcomes First New Widebody Planes Since COVID-19 Pandemic

Delta Air Lines (DL) will soon take delivery of two brand-new Airbus A350-900 aircraft from Airbus in Toulouse-Blagnac (TLS), France. The aircraft, N514DN, and N515DN are scheduled to depart TLS on September 16th for Tokyo-Narita and Amsterdam respectively. The two A350s are the first wide-body planes to be delivered to the Atlanta-based carrier since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted at the beginning of the year. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Sixth generation fighter prototype secretly fielded for USAF

“Air Force reveals it secretly built and flew new fighter jet.” (thehill.com) More...

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U.S. House probe of 737 MAX finds ‘disturbing pattern’ of Boeing failures and ‘grossly insufficient’ FAA oversight

An intensive investigation by a U.S. House Committee into the causes of the two Boeing 737 MAX crashes reveals new details documenting what a final report calls “a disturbing pattern of technical miscalculations and troubling management misjudgments made by Boeing,” along with “grossly insufficient oversight by the FAA.” (www.seattletimes.com) More...

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Qantas Considering More “Flights To Nowhere” After First Flight Near Record Sell Out

Qantas considering running more "Flights To Nowhere" after Great Southern Land 787 tour sold on in just 10 minutes. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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Southwest says half of grounded Boeing 737-800 planes back in service

Southwest Airlines Co <LUV.N> said on Thursday it has now returned to service about half the 115 Boeing <BA.N> 737-800 aircraft it temporarily grounded after it discovered discrepancies in aircraft weight data. The Dallas-based airline said in a statement late Wednesday that "out of an abundance of caution, we have temporarily ceased flying the respective aircraft to enter the correct weights of the aircraft in question into the system and reset the program." (www.yahoo.com) More...


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