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Boeing's '797' takes a big step toward becoming reality

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The aerospace giant has named a chief project engineer to oversee the formation of what is likely to become its first all-new airliner since the 787 Dreamliner. The chief engineer on a new jetliner program is among the most important positions. (money.cnn.com) Mehr...

FedEx Express orders 30 ATR 72-600F aircraft

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FedEx Express is making a firm purchase of 30 ATR 72-600F aircraft with options to purchase up to 20 additional ATR 72-600Fs. Delivery of the first aircraft is expected in 2020, with subsequent deliveries of about six aircraft per year over a five year period. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

Florida plane highway crash caught on dashcams

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A pilot has crash landed on a Florida highway after experiencing engine trouble. It happened near Clearwater Airpark in Pinellas County on Sunday morning. The incident was caught on the dashcam of two police officers. (www.bbc.com) Mehr...

Singapore-US passenger traffic at a record high

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Passenger traffic between Singapore and the United States is at a record high, with airlines adding flights, including non-stop services, between the two countries. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

The lawyers of MH370 victims fear documents critical to the investigation will be destroyed

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LAWYERS acting for families of passengers on Malaysia Airlines MH370 are still fighting for critical documents, including any psychiatric records of the pilots, but fear Malaysian agencies could conceal or destroy them as time drags on. (www.couriermail.com.au) Mehr...

Spooked about night flying in singles?

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If not, maybe you should be. There will be a debate about flying at night in single-engine airplanes for as long as there are single-engine airplanes and it gets dark every night. That is a given. (airfactsjournal.com) Mehr...

Russia’s Aeroflot evaluates Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX for narrow-body order

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The country’s biggest airline has yet to order the next generation of fuel-efficient aircraft to replace its fleet of 146 A320 family jets and 54 737-800s as of June 30. (www.airguideonline.com) Mehr...

Wizz Air signs a MOU for 146 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

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Wizz Air Holdings Plc, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced on November 15, 2017 that, following a competitive selection process, it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus S.A.S. relating to the purchase of a further 146 Airbus A320neo family aircraft (72 A320neo and 74 A321neo) (worldairlinenews.com) Mehr...

Incident: Mango B738 at Johannesburg on Nov 19th 2017, bird strike

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A Mango Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-SJH performing flight JE-147 from Johannesburg to Cape Town (South Africa) with 179 people on board, was climbing out of Johannesburg's runway 03L when a bird impacted the left hand engine (avherald.com) Mehr...

KLM Boeing 747 near Los Angeles on Nov 18th 2017, engine vibrations

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A KLM Boeing 747-400, registration PH-BFS performing flight KL-602 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), departed Los Angeles with a delay of about 2.5 hours and was enroute at FL290 about 320nm northeast of Los Angeles when the crew decided to return to Los Angeles due to an issue with an engine (www.aeroinside.com) Mehr...