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49 min ago | Post and Courier

An aerospace boom, if you can keep it

Boeing's decision five years ago to open an assembly plant in North Charleston - the first major airplane factory built in this country in more than 50 years - was driven by several factors, including the assumption that first, South Carolina was a hospitable place in which to locate aerospace manufacturing; and second, that Boeing's significant ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Representative Mick Mulvaney

4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Coast Guard, US Military

8 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Washington conservative think tank to boycott Labor Day by working Monday

A conservative group in Olympia, Washington has vowed to boycott Labor Day because of the holiday's association with labor unions.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Seattle Times, Media, Publishing, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

11 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to...

Russia's next-generation civilian airliner will initially have to rely on foreign engines, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin lamented on Friday, but said that the country is on the verge of making a breakthrough in engine technology.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Russia, World News, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Russian billionaires' super yacht dwarfs other boats as it docks at Pier 90 in Seattle

The 394-foot mega-yacht "A," named for the first initial of its Russian billionaire owners, silently slipped into Seattle waters Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a deputy defense minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

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

22 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

VIDEO: Fast jets bring the noise to day two of Bournemouth Air Festival

On a day with less-than-ideal flying conditions, featuring high winds and cloud that simply refused to budge, the crowds were still treated to a near-complete programme.

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Related Topix: Weather, Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

UPDATED 1.20pm: Lancaster pulls out of weekend engagements after engine shutdown drama

FIRE crews were called to Durham Tees Valley Airport this morning, after the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster suffered an oil leak resulting in plumes of smoke coming from one of its engines.

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

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

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

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

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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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

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