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San Diego’s New Service to Europe — on Edelweiss?

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Recently, I received a press release email from my local airport, San Diego International. The title read: “Edelweiss to begin nonstop seasonal service between Zurich and San Diego.” You’ve got to love it when your local airport adds new service, but this time was a little different than usual. (www.airlinereporter.com) Mehr...

A350-1000 performed ‘High and Warm’ flight test campaign in Latin America

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With the objective of conducting a ‘High and Warm’ flight test campaign to check aircraft and engine performance in high-altitude, warm and humid conditions, the A350-1000 MSN071 test aircraft flew first to Bolivia before completing its tour in Colombia and then returning to Toulouse, France, after 10 days of flight and ground tests. (www.airbus.com) Mehr...

Emirates starts operating A380 in Brazil this Sunday - The end of a novel!

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Sunday, March 26th, at 19h30min (UTC) has Emirates A380 in GRU! The Airline aircraft was already in the country for the first time in 2015 in Brazil. Click on photos and remember ... (cmsherbert.wixsite.com) Mehr...

US Diplomat Was Investigated for Spying as a Kid Because He Kept Writing Boeing Asking for Photos

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By most standards, Robert F. Dorr lived the most all-American, patriotic life anyone possibly could. He served in the Air Force, he was a diplomat with the State Department from the 1960s to the 1980s, and he went on to be a successful author and TV pundit about military affairs. But as a teenager, Dorr was investigated by the FBI for potential espionage. His crime? He kept writing to Boeing asking for photos of their planes. (paleofuture.gizmodo.com) Mehr...

Plane crashes, no pilot found

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Plane was on auto pilot and crashed after it ran out of fuel. (www.foxnews.com) Mehr...

Happy 12th Birthday FlightAware

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Flightaware turns twelve today Happy Birthday! Flightaware has come very far! (flightaware.com) Mehr...

American Airlines Leaves Thousands of Passengers at Gates as It Pushes On-Time Departures

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Pilots at American Airlines said the airline is so committed to making sure airplanes take off on time that in February it left 20,000 passengers stranded at the gate as the door to the airplane closed. The number was provided to American pilots Thursday in a letter from Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association.... (www.aviationfigures.com) Mehr...

Accident: Delta B757 near Denver on Mar 23th 2017, turbulence injures two cabin crew

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A Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N683DA performing flight DL-2302 from Atlanta,GA to Vail,CO (USA), was descending through FL340 towards Vail near Denver,CO (USA) when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries (avherald.com) Mehr...

Major makeover for Greek regional airports

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Germany airport management company Fraport has detailed plans to modernize and develop 14 Greek airports. Local arm Fraport Greece plans to invest a minimum of €330 million ($355 million) through 2021 to upgrade the airports’ facilities, with the intention of improving the travel experience and preparing for an anticipated uptick in passenger traffic. The company has a 40-year operating concession at the 14 airports. (atwonline.com) Mehr...

Grollo and DST Group agree to collaborate on aerial target technology

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Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced a collaboration agreement between the Defence Science and Technology Group and Grollo Aerospace to provide Defence with an enhanced capability for evaluating air defence systems. “This partnership will improve the performance of Grollo’s autonomous supersonic aerial target Evader, which replicates the flight characteristics of advanced airborne threats,” Minister Pyne stated. “The key objective is to enhance this autonomous air vehicle… (australianaviation.com.au) Mehr...

Loooong T/O Run: Heavy LH MD-11F going airborne from high-elevation Nairobi!

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Air Clips joined Lufthansa Cargo's Captain Fokko and First Officer Johannes on a full rotation from Frankfurt (Germany) via Nairobi (Kenya) to Johannesburg (South Africa) and back on the same routing. (www.youtube.com) Mehr...

21 Airlines to Move Terminals Overnight During Massive LAX Relocation Effort in Mid-May

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Twenty-one airlines will be relocated in mid-May at LAX in what airport officials are calling one of the largest terminal moves in the history of commercial aviation. (ktla.com) Mehr...

Two small aircraft collide and come down in shopping centre parking lot near Montreal

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Two small aircraft came down in a shopping centre parking lot after mid-air collision. No English report available yet. (www.lapresse.ca) Mehr...

Newly-confident Malaysia Airlines eyes Airbus A330neo, Boeing 787 order

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Malaysia Airlines is looking to order as many as 30 new Airbus A330neo or Boeing 787 jets, following the arrival of its A350s from late 2017 to mid-2018, with the leas of up to a dozen used Airbus A330s or Boeing 777s to fill the gap... (www.ausbt.com.au) Mehr...

Propeller recovered from Revesby bushland after falling off REX plane

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A 100-kilogram propeller that fell off a Regional Express (REX) plane over south-western Sydney last week has been winched out of bushland, as investigators try to determine what went wrong. NSW Police and Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) officials on Wednesday morning used a PolAir helicopter to lift the propeller from bushland in the Georges River National Park, where it came to rest after (www.smh.com.au) Mehr...