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4 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

an Airman who played a key role in modernising Raf Brize Norton's air capabilities has died aged 54.

Flight Lieutenant Ken McCredie, most recently of 99 Squadron, racked up 11,000 flying hours, piloted nine types of aircraft and served at 14 Royal Air Force bases.

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Related Topix: US Air Force, Charleston Air Force Base, US Military, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Anglesey County, Wales, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Military Aircraft, Lockheed Aircraft, Wiltshire County, England

8 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Treat for plane lovers as world's only airworthy Avro Vulcan flies over Cambridge

The world's only flying Avro Vulcan, XH558, passed over the city on its return from an air show in Essex this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

12 hrs ago | The Times of India

AI Dreamliner's windshield cracks mid-air, flight returns to Delhi

The aircraft, operating flight AI-020 from Delhi to Kolkata, returned to Delhi after its windshield cracked while it was overflying Lucknow.

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Related Topix: World News, India, South Korea, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

13 hrs ago | Essexcounty Standard

Live Updates: Clacton Air Show

The event, which is in its 23rd year, takes place Thursday and Friday at the resort's West Greensward.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Eurofighter Aircraft, Eurofighter Typhoon, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft

17 hrs ago | USA Today

US Airways retires its last Boeing 737-400

US Airways has retired the last 737 from its pre-merger fleet. The "Classic" 737-400 model made its final revenue flights for the carrier on Tuesday, FlightGlobal.com reports.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Transportation, Airlines, Piedmont Airlines

21 hrs ago | Sheffield Star

Doncaster Vulcan to fly alongside Lancaster Bombers for historic flight

The world's last remaining flying Vulcan bomber will take to the skies with her Lancaster bomber 'sisters' today after generous donors chipped in to make it happen.

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Related Topix: Avro Lancaster, Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster

Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

Landing of British Airways on 15th of August at Cambridge Airport

This dramatic picture shows the moment traffic stopped at a red light in Cambridge - while a jet airliner swooped overhead to land at the city's airport.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Vickers Valiant, Military Aircraft, Vickers Aircraft

Wed Aug 20, 2014

AVHerald

Indigo A320 at Delhi on Aug 20th 2014, smoke from gear after landing causes evacuation

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-IFK performing flight 6E-176 from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Delhi's runway 27 and rolled out without obvious incident when the crew of fire truck on an adjacent airport road called in reporting dense smoke from the left hand main gear of the aircraft.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

TheBostonChannel.com

Obama: U.S. to continue operations in Iraq

The United States attempted a rescue operation earlier this summer to free a number of American hostages held in Syria by ISIS, Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Opinion

AME Info

A behind the scenes glimpse into the making of Emirates' 50th A380 aircraft

It takes 800 workers just 65 to 80 days to assemble, install, test, paint, furnish and deliver an Emirates Airbus A380, the iconic double-decker aircraft that has been creating headlines and delighting travellers since it first entered into service in 2008.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A380

WAPT-TV Jackson

First plane with U.N. aid lands in Iraq

A plane carrying the first load of humanitarian aid as part of a multiday operation to help hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq has landed in Irbil, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft

Evesham Journal

Court told drunk man who boarded plane should never have been at airport

A 22-year-old man who breached layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane was too drunk to recall how he did it.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Embraer 195, Embraer Aircraft

Bangkok Post

Kan Air offers VIP flights on a budget

Travelling by executive jet is no longer the exclusive preserve of billionaires, celebrities and other VIPs, as a new commuter airline launches service at fares rivaling budget airlines.

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Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Civil Aircraft, Hawker Beechcraft Premier I, Hawker Beechcraft Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Straits Times

RSAF sends 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to air combat exercise in Australia

The Republic of Singapore Air Force has deployed 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise in Darwin, Australia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Australia, Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream 550, Gulfstream Aircraft

Northern Territory News

Plane emergency forces landing

A Virgin flight made an emergency landing in Alice Springs and a passenger was rushed to hospital The 47-year-old woman was given special customs clearance to leave the plane and was rushed by St John Ambulance to Alice Springs Hospital.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Mirror.co.uk

Passengers on missing flight MH370 died of oxygen starvation before crash, author claims

Passengers on flight MH370 died of oxygen starvation hours before the pilot performed a controlled ditching in the Indian Ocean, an author has claimed.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

Bournemouth Echo

Air Festival Archives: Bournemouth Air Festival 2008 remembered

THE first Bournemouth Air Festival in 2008 was a huge success that paved the way for the event becoming an established annual extravaganza.

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Related Topix: Folland Gnat, Military Aircraft, Folland Aircraft

The Motley Fool

After the World's Largest Airshow, Who Emerged Victorious?

The Farnborough Aerodrome is well known for its history of connecting mankind to aircraft, and the show's plane-buying trends act as a barometer of the health of the aviation world.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

The Straits Times

Plane unable to land in China's Wuhan airport because air traffic controllers were sleeping

A Chinese airplane was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said on Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Skymark Shares Surge 28 Percent After Report AirAsia Weighing Bid

Shares of Japan's Skymark Airlines Inc jumped 28 percent on Tuesday after the Nikkei business daily reported that Malaysia's AirAsia Bhd is in talks with financial institutions on a possible tender offer for the struggling carrier.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft

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