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Qantas plane forced back to US

A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta f...

A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote airport taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane and were being interviewed by authorities, officials said.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grumman dedicates Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in Florida

Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, addresses the media with, from left, Florida State Sen. John Thrasher, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Christine McGlade, Northrop Grumman manufacturing vice president and St. Augustine site manager.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Rick Scott, US Governors, St. Augustine, FL

KNDU

Dassault Aviation Rolls out 250th Falcon 7X

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Related Topix: Dassault Falcon, Civil Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft, Dassault Falcon 7X, Dassault Rafale, Military Aircraft

Free Republic

World’s largest airship set to take off with Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson at the helm

Advances in materials, avionics and aerodynamic design mean that we have overcome the lion's share of these obstacles.

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Related Topix: Bruce Dickinson, Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Life, Flying, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

Sys-Con Media

South African Airways Launches Airbus A330-200 Aircraft on...

The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong passenger appeal, that will enable SAA to continue providing a high-quality customer experience and the efficiencies to support its profitability strategies.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Transportation, Airlines, South African Airways

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Navy, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Raytheon, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache, Military Aircraft

The Washington Post

Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet

A Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Pearce Airbase, north of Perth, Australia to help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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

ABC News

Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles at LA Airport

An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft

The Winnipeg Free Press

Key report on F-35 rivals now complete; cabinet to decide on open competition

Public Works Minister Diane Finley says a key report that will determine whether the Harper government sticks with the F-35 jet fighter program is complete, and the federal cabinet will take a few weeks to consider its next step.

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Related Topix: Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Search setback: Oil slick not linked to Flight 370

The quest to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a step backward Thursday when Australian authorities determined that a small oil slick discovered Sunday in the prime search area was not from the missing Boeing 777.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Oil Spill, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News

Thorne Today

Search for heroes' relatives

Cofio Cwmorthin Remembered are searching for relatives of aircrew killed in the mountains around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales during the Second World War.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Vickers Aircraft, Vickers Wellington, Military Aircraft

Inside Bay Area

Single-engine plane makes emergency landing in field near Livermore

The pilot of a single-engine plane performed an emergency landing in a field near Livermore after the plane lost engine power this evening, a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration said.

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Related Topix: Livermore, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jalopnik

CNN's MH370 Flight Sim Pilot Has Been Fired For Shaming Canada

The plaid shirt-wearing Boeing 777 simulator "pilot of the people" Mitchel Casado has been fired by his employer, uFly.

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

USA Today

US Airways: No one fired for 'honest mistake' on lewd photo

US Airways has apologized after mistakenly tweeting a graphic pornographic image to one of its followers, but no one is going to lose a job because of the mistake.

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Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 737

Daily Times

Uncharted depths provide reality check for MH370 hunt

KUALA LUMPUR: Hopes that Malaysia's missing jet might soon be found are yielding to the sobering realisation of the immense challenge of searching an uncharted seafloor at depths that push deep-sea technology to its limits."

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Oceanography, Science, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

SavannahNow

Gulfstream announces 60-aircraft deal

Photo courtesy ABACE A Gulfstream G280 on static display this week at the Asia Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai.

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Evening News

Former RAF Coltishall steward who was on the base during the Second World War revisits historic site

She has supported brave Second World War fighter pilots and witnessed the despair of comrades after servicemen were killed in action.

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Brandon Sun

Missing Malaysian airliner lawsuits, if filed, face dismissal by American courts

Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States.

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

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