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Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Colorado

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FAA Investigates Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Cherry Creek Reservoir South Of Denver. (denver.cbslocal.com) More...

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Aviation Stats Update: May 11, 2021

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"Europe showed a slight jump in commercial air traffic at the beginning of April. Airlines are hopeful for increased summer travel, but with varying restrictions and a slow start to vaccine distribution, air travel is still hovering around -73% of 2019 numbers." -Daniel Baker, CEO, FlightAware (blog.flightaware.com) More...

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‘It’s Not Quite Like Riding a Bike’: Pilots Get Ready to Fly Again

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As airlines ramp up service, pilots who have been furloughed or laid off need to be retrained in everything from dealing with the control tower to “volcanic ash” scenarios. (www.nytimes.com) More...

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U.S. Airlines May Start Weighing Passengers At The Gate

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U.S. airlines may need to start weighing passengers in order to comply with FAA rules. For safety reasons, carriers need to calculate an aircraft’s weight and balance, and it has to be within allowable limits for the plane. However the assumptions they’ve been using for passengers are outdated. Americans are getting fatter, and the federal government wants airlines to find out how much fatter their passengers have gotten, at least for smaller aircraft. (viewfromthewing.com) More...

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Airline passengers fined $20,000 as US agency cracks down on unruly fliers

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced fines totaling $20,000 against two airline passengers who interfered with crews. The civil penalties come as as part of a zero-tolerance policy designed to combat a surge of similar cases in recent months. The agency said it will seek a $10,500 fine against a passenger who repeatedly ignored orders to wear a mask, which is required by federal regulation, then coughed and blew his nose into a blanket during a JetBlue flight from Fort… (www.theguardian.com) More...

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This Bonkers Tri-Wing Jumbo Jet Concept Reduces Fuel Consumption by 70%

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Airliners haven’t traditionally been a lightning rod for innovation. Commercial wide-body planes haven’t changed all that much over the last few decades. But amid an industrywide push to reduce carbon emissions, a bonkers new jumbo jet concept is aiming to change that. (robbreport.com) More...

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American Airlines Hosts Pizza Party On ERJ-175 Following Diversion

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On Tuesday, an American Eagle service was heading to Charlotte, North Carolina from Key West, Florida, when it was forced to divert to Charleston, South Carolina, due to severe thunderstorms. The Embraer ERJ-175 had taken off 40 minutes late and then spent hours sitting at Charleston. However, to cheer up the passengers, the captain ordered pizza for everyone on the aircraft. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Boeing 737 MAX deliveries shrink to four planes in April due to electrical issue

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Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Tuesday 737 MAX jet deliveries fell to just four airplanes in April from 19 in the previous month, as the U.S. planemaker's best-selling aircraft struggles with an electrical problem that has re-grounded part of the fleet. (www.reuters.com) More...

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JAL Moves Away From Flagship Boeing 777s In Favor Of Airbus A350s

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The fleet of Japan Airlines (JAL) is set to undergo an interesting transformation in the coming years. While the Japanese flag carrier currently considers the Boeing 777 to be its flagship aircraft, it will shift its focus toward the Airbus A350 by the middle of the decade. It stands to benefit from increased fuel efficiency as a result of this change. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Why Each Model Of The Embraer E2 Series Has Its Own Wing Design

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When Embraer redesigned the E-Jet family, it wanted to create the very best regional jet it could possibly engineer. No stone was left unturned in its mission to make the E2s quieter and more efficient than any competitor. One key element to achieving that goal was a redesign of the wing, and a bespoke wing for every member of the E2 family. (simpleflying.com) More...

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