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2 hrs ago | Daily Star

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Airline boss Ewan Wilson also believes there have been five other suicide tragedies involving commercial jetliners which aren't linked to terrorism in the last 30 years. Ill-fated flight MH370 disappeared with its 227 passengers from 15 nations and 12 Malaysian crew members while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 this year.

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6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

MH370: Sonar Reveals Secrets Of Sea Floor

I've been a working journalist for more than a quarter of a century, much of it freelance, with a particular interest in science, technology and medicine. My experience includes writing for The Economist's science section, The Independent on Sunday, The Telegraph and New Statesman, as well as papers in Canada and Jamaica.

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10 hrs ago | DNA India

Jet pilots bash media for 'misreporting', launch own technical cell for analysis

Criticising sections of the media for misreporting on a recent incident involving loss of altitude by a plane, the pilots' union of private carrier Jet Airways today said it is forming a 'technical cell' to provide the right perspective on civil aviation issues. The National Aviation Guild , the Jet pilots' union, said a 2,900 ft drop in altitude by a Jet Airways Boeing 777 last month was erroneously reported as a 5,000 ft plunge by the media.

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13 hrs ago | The Times of India

MH370 mystery: 58 'hard objects' found in Indian Ocean

Origami paper cranes hang on a board offering prayers and condolences to the Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17 victims and their families at a Chinese bereavement centre in Kuala Lumpur, on September 9, 2014. KUALA LUMPUR: The Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian Flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery.

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17 hrs ago | Outlook

AI Set to Send Pilots to Fill Shortfall in Express Service

The Air India board has cleared a proposal for sending its pilots on deputation to its budget arm, Air India Express, which has been facing shortage of commanders for some time now, airline sources said today. The move would help Air India, which may face the problem of having excess pilots as the airline's Boeing 777-200 LR fleet is being phased out and shrinking, they said.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Travolta owns 2 runways in home for his private planes

Hollywood superstar John Travolta is a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft, so it is only fitting that the 60-year-old actor's Florida home has two runways that lead directly to his front door. "We designed the house for the jets and to have at our access the world at a moment's notice, and we succeeded at that," a bearded Travolta said during an interview Thursday on Australia's "Today", reports Business Insider.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 707, Movies, Entertainment

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Pilot turns Malaysia Airlines flight around after defect

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to turn around due to an autopilot defect, landing safely early Sunday , said the carrier already reeling from the loss of two planes this year. KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to turn around due to an autopilot defect, landing safely early Sunday , said the carrier already reeling from the loss of two planes this year.

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South China Morning Post

Long road to justice for relatives of MH17 victims

The preliminary report of an investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 falls well short of bringing closure to those mourning the deaths of the 298 people on board. It found the Boeing 777 aircraft was likely penetrated from the outside by multiple "high energy objects" before breaking up in flight over war-torn eastern Ukraine, which is consistent with a missile strike.

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The Motley Fool

Meet the Newest Planes From Boeing, Airbus, and Bombardier

With the airline industry posting big profits, there's big money to be made in commercial aerospace manufacturing. As Boeing A major technological shift is happening in the automotive industry.

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Business Journal

Boeing to offer modified 737-700 planes for Air Force contract

The Boeing Co. plans to offer up a variant of 737-700 for the U.S. Air Force as a replacement for its Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft.

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Thanh Nein News

Japanese agency supports Vietnam's north-south straight flight path

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has encouraged the Vietnamese aviation authorities to replace the current north-south flight path with a straight shot through the airspace of Laos and Cambodia, VnExpress reported. In its reply to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam , the Japanese business consortium said that it had reviewd flight simulations for the straight north-south route provided by CAAV and concurred with its findings.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

HeraldNet

Boeing, Elon Musk duel over space taxi

Boeing Co. and Elon Musk's SpaceX are contending for more than $3 billion in funding to resume U.S. manned spaceflight with the first commercial venture to fly humans into orbit.

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Business Journal

Jetstar to fly Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Australia-Honolulu route

Boeing Dreamliner #3 touches down at Sydney International Airport in May 2012, in the final leg of the Dreamtour, in this file photo. Jetstar plans to begin using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on flights between Australia and Hawaii.

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Press-Telegram

Boeing to open new Operations Center in Seal Beach

The facility will be dedicated to providing customer service for airlines by corralling the customer support resources for its Commercial Aviation Services under one roof. By the end of 2015, the new center will provide support for the next generation of 737, 747, 767 and 777 planes, as well as support for out-of-production airplane models.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Boeing Refutes Al Jazeera's Disturbing Claims About Production Of The 787 Dreamliner

A 787 Dreamliner being built for Air India is pictured at South Carolina Boeing final assembly building in North Charleston, South Carolina. In a new Al Jazeera documentary , "Broken Dreams: Boeing 787," the news organization's investigative unit goes behind the scenes of Boeing's manufacturing operations and makes some serious allegations about the company and its 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

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Stuff.co.nz

Last Air NZ Boeing 747-400 flies into history

Air New Zealand's last Boeing 747-400 affectionately referred to by pilots as "Daddy's yacht" completed its final flight in teal livery today, as the airline ushers in a new generation of long-haul aircraft. The 16-year-old aircraft registered as ZK-NBV, also named Christchurch, made its final touchdown with Air New Zealand this morning on a flight from San Francisco to Auckland.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Shooting down of MH17 'most likely' scenario

The chief Dutch prosecutor overseeing the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says that the plane being shot down from the ground is the "most likely" scenario being probed by dozens of investigators. Fred Westerbeke of the Dutch National Prosecutors Office told reporters Friday that the shooting-down scenario "is the one getting the most attention now" in the international criminal investigation into the July 17 downing of the Boeing 777 over eastern Ukraine.

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Aerotech News And Review

Boeing delivers fifth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India

Boeing delivered the fifth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule, Sept. 9 as part of a contract for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

West Australian

Boeing, Airbus seriously studying speeding factories

Boeing Co and European rival Airbus said on Thursday they are both considering seriously whether to make their best-selling narrow-body jetliners at faster rates, news that may cheer investors in the short term but could raise longer-term market concerns. Airbus is studying whether to increase production of its best-selling A320-family aircraft beyond the record level of 46 jets a month already targeted for 2016, and a decision could come by year-end, Airbus Americas President Barry Eccleston told the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in Washington.

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Patch.com

World War II Aircraft Flying into DeKalb-Peachtree Airport for 'Warbird Weekend'

Aviation and history enthusiasts will want to mark down Sept. 27 and 28 on their calendars, as the inaugural Atlanta Warbird Weekend is coming to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport .

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