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1 hr ago | Defense Tech

France, U.K. May Deepen Ties on Drone Warplane

The governments of France and the United Kingdom may formalize their pact to develop a drone warplane at this year's Farnborough International Air Show, Aviation Week reports.


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5 hrs ago | BBC News

Aeroplane loading bay work to start

Work on new aircraft loading bay to allow work to continue in strong winds is to start this month at the Airbus wing-making factory in Flintshire.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft, Airbus A330

9 hrs ago | USA Today

With a focus on Chicago, Frontier fills in its route map

Frontier Airlines is filling in the dots on its route map, announcing three new nonstop routes between current destinations.


Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Fort Myers, FL

14 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Critics want these subsidized flights to this eastern Oregon town canceled

PORTLAND, Ore. A daily flight from Portland International Airport to an eastern Oregon town has critics calling for its immediate landing.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna 162, Cessna Aircraft

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

A quarter of the population in China suffers from some sort of sleep disorder -- but all that could be about to change thanks to one furniture store.


Related Topix: Fox Interactive Media, Weather, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Weird

Automobile Magazine

2015 Acura NSX Sneak Preview

Honda's most loyal fans will tell you the brand's heyday came quick on the heels of Toyota's heyday, in the late 1980s and into the '90s.


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Lessor SMBC nears potential $10 billion Airbus order: sources

Irish leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital is in advanced talks to buy around 100 Airbus aircraft, setting the stage for what could be one of the largest order announcements at next week's Farnborough Airshow, two people familiar with the matter said.


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

The Montreal Gazette

Boeing raises forecast for aircraft demand

Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 per cent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Airbus A380


Delta A319 near Melbourne on Jul 8th 2014, severe turbulence injures passenger

A Delta Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N340NB performing flight DL-2370 from New York La Guardia,NY to West Palm Beach,FL , was enroute at FL360 about 80nm eastnortheast of Melbourne,FL and about 130nm north of West Palm Beach just about to reach the top of descent into West Palm Beach when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A319, Aircraft, Melbourne, FL, Airbus Aircraft, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

WSFA-TV Montgomery


After several years of some major successes in recruiting the industry to the state of Alabama, state officials like Governor Robert Bentley and Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield will arrive for another year as real players in the industry.


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The Globe and Mail

Lufthansa CEO defends low-cost expansion plans

An aircraft operated by German carrier Lufthansa takes off from Berlin's Tegel airport, May 3, 2014.


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

USA Today

Seven awesome airlines that make flying a pleasure

These airlines are shaking up the industry with creative flier-friendly amenities, comfortable cabins and pleasant service -- and they're keeping prices low too.


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

Henley Standard

Light aircraft makes emergency landing

THE pilot of a plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Sonning Common.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Flying, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft


Small Cessna aircraft crashes near Zabrat airport of Baku

A single-engine Cessna 172 F aircraft of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC made an emergency landing in Baku on July 10 during a training flight, spokesperson of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC, Maharram Safarli told Trend.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft

Arkansas Online

Pulaski County notebook

Final vote is set on Dassault incentive Without a recommendation, the Quorum Court approved 14-0 on Tuesday night the scheduling of a final vote on an endorsement of Dassault Falcon Jet Corp.'s participation in a state tax-incentive program for a $60 million expansion.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014


Cebu Pacific seeks to spur more Taipei traffic

Cebu Pacific Air is trying to boost traffic between Manila and Taipei by using bigger planes and holding a seat sale.


Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Asia Travel, Travel, Philippines Travel, Manila, Philippines Travel, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A320


Airbus Said to Move Toward A330neo Launch at Air Show

Airbus Group NV is preparing to announce more fuel-efficient engines for its A330 jet at the Farnborough Air Show next week as it seeks to extend the popular wide-body's lifespan, people with knowledge of the plans said.


Related Topix: Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, Airbus A320, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, France, World News, Fairfield, CT

Business Journal

American Airlines saw modest increase in passenger traffic but capacity dropped

American Airlines saw its passenger traffic increase 1 percent over the same month in 2013, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft, Airbus A321

Want to work on a $320-million superyacht? Here's how you can

Pedestrians pass the superyacht 'Lady Nag Nag', manufactured by Amels BV, as she sits moored to the quayside at St Mark's basin in Venice, Italy, on Thursday, July 26, 2012.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Eclipse Aircraft, Aircraft, Eclipse 500


Dovetail Games Picks up Microsoft Flight Simulator License, New Installment in 2015

Flight Simulator X is the culmination of nearly 25 years of the landmark Flight Simulator franchise and the most significant addition to date.


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