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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Boeing may have to a sharea work on next Air Force One project

The U.S. Air Force will decide by December whether Boeing will have to share a multibillion-dollar project to provide the next Air Force One jetliner for the president, the service said.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Fairfax, VA

5 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 Day Two: what's happening today?

IT'S day two of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014. Want to know what you can see today? then look no further for our rundown.

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Related Topix: Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft

11 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

With Eye on China, Japan Defense Planners Seek Spending Boost

Japan's defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with China.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

16 hrs ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

Airline axes 6,000 after disasters

Malaysia Airlines is to axe 6,000 jobs - around a third of the workforce - as it struggles to overcome the twin disasters that have hit it this year.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

HeraldNet

A Boeing 787-9 joins the Terrible Teens

The Boeing 787 Dreamliners parked on Paine Field's Runway 11-29 have a new member, at least for a little while.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

The Argus

Air show marks D-Day

ENACTMENT of the D-Day landings will propel Shoreham Airshow visitors back to the war-torn beaches of Normandy next weekend.

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Related Topix: Military Aircraft, Avro Vulcan, Avro Aircraft, US Military, US Navy

Silicon Alley Insider

See The Secret, Tiny Bedrooms Flight Attendants Use On Long-Haul Aircraft

When you're on a long-haul flight to Asia, you know how important it is to get some sleep.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

Globe and Mail

Top military purchases official to leave as Tories prep for 2015 election

A Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is shown in this undated handout photo.

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Related Topix: Military Aircraft, Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Lockheed Martin Aircraft

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a... A six-week standoff between thousands of employees of a New England supermarket chain and management has ended with the news that the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Australia, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

Malvern Gazette

An easyJet plane had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit

An easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers has had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

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

Al Bawaba

Qatar Airways releases the first photos of its first Airbus A350 XWB...

Qatar Airways, the launch customer of the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft is set to receive its first delivery before the end of this year.

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Related Topix: Qatar, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus Aircraft, Public Relations

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WRAL.com

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said analysis of a failed attempted satellite phone call from Malaysia Airlines to Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, "suggests to us that the aircraft might have turned south a little earlier than we had previously expected."

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the... A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Reuters

Qantas converts Airbus A320 orders to upgraded A320neo variant

Qantas Airways said on Thursday that it has converted orders for 21 Airbus A320 aircraft into the re-engined A320neo variant and deferred the delivery by four years.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airlines, Qantas Airways, Airbus A380, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737

Business Journal

Cessna plant in Independence delivers 10,000th single-engine aircraft

Textron Aviation's Independence production plant for its Cessna Aircraft Co. division has delivered its 10,000 single-engine aircraft.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Cessna Citation Mustang, Cessna Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense

News Times

Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash

McDonnell Douglas' venerable F-15 Eagle first flew on July 27, 1972 and is still in service with the air forces of the United States and other countries.

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Related Topix: Prison, Air Accidents, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, Military Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force, US News, US National Guard

USA Today

Australian airlines relax rules for electronic devices

Good news for anyone who wants to work or stay entertained throughout a flight on an Australian airline.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190

Journal Gazette

Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers

Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins - and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Virgin America, Commercial Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

AVweb

U.S. Airline Aircraft Sales Boom

Last week, my wife and I heard this radio exchange while flying across Texas: ... San Angelo Approach: "Cardinal XXX, you got time for a... The aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions caused by activity at Iceland's largest volcano system.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Cessna Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing Business Jet, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Canada.com

Chinese fighter jet's brazen barrel roll over U.S. surveillance aircraft leaves Americans indignant

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Ma Ying-jeou

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