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46 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Two killed when Cessna 180 strikes clump of trees

Two men were killed Monday morning when a Cessna 180 crashed into a stand of trees at the Hampton Airfield, according to North Hampton Fire Chief Dennis Cote.

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Related Topix: Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, North Hampton, NH, Air Accidents

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Rediff.com

Vistara might take off with 148-seater Airbus A320s

People have their photo taken in front of the Airbus A380 superjumbo at Singapore's Changi Airport.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Commercial Aircraft, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Travel, Malaysia Travel, Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Transportation, China Travel

Canberra City News

Did Qantas bet the house on the wrong planes?

WHEN Qantas posted a A$2.8 billion loss - the highest in the airline's history - last week, one critical point was that $2.6 billion came from a write-down of the value of the aircraft in the Qantas international fleet, as it plans to to split its domestic and international arms .

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing 737

Independent.ie

Do we really need a jet to ferry our Government around? I'm afraid so

BACK when Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach, some government officials blessed themselves, had an Air Corps gin and tonic and tried to think about Ireland as they boarded the government jet.

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News, Aircraft, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream Aircraft

Independent.ie

Cabinet's wings are clipped as state jet grounded

After all, the denizens of Leinster House have suffered the ignominy of having to vote through cuts to their own pay and expenses in recent years, while most of our ministers have lost their garda drivers.

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Related Topix: Gulfstream IV, Aircraft, Gulfstream Aircraft

Scoop

Emirates Broadens A380 Network to 30 Destinations

Emirates, a global connector and facilitator of vital trade links, today adds Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Germany Travel, Frankfurt, Germany Travel, Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Pacific Travel

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Emirates executive says airline is not interested in Qantas investment

Airline Emirates is not interested in investing in the international operations of Qantas, the Dubai-based carrier's chief commercial officer said on Monday.

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

The Motley Fool

Can America's Wealthy Make Embraer SA's Dream Come True?

The company specializes in making small and midsize executive jets, and plans to extend its offering as the executive aviation market shows signs of recovery.

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Related Topix: 9, Aircraft, Embraer Phenom 300, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer Legacy 500, Embraer Lineage 1000, Embraer Legacy 450, Embraer Phenom 100

Sun-Star

Tacloban airport to be closed due to potholes on runway

AIRPORT in Tacloban City will be temporarily closed starting this week to repair the potholes on the runway that pose safety risk to passengers, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said Monday.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

AME Info

Etihad to begin Airbus A380 flights to Sydney from 1 June 2015

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WISN-TV

Pilot of crashed plane is identified, search called off

ADDING TO THE FAMILY'S HEARTBREAK. BUT FIRST, NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE PLANE THAT CRASHED AFTER LEAVING SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN.

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Related Topix: Waukesha County, WI, Aircraft, Cirrus Aircraft, Cirrus SR20

Canada.com

One person dies as plane registered to Edmonton man crashes in B.C.

A Cessna 172 similar to the one in this file photo crashed near the Crawford Bay B.C. air strip.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172

Edmonton Journal

One person dies as plane registered to Edmonton man crashes near Crawford Bay, B.C.

A Cessna 172 similar to the one in this file photo crashed near the Crawford Bay B.C. air strip.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 172

The Motley Fool

Here's Why General Electric Company Is Putting Billions into Aviation

During the First World War, the company designed America's first airplane engine "booster" or turbosupercharger, and in the 90-odd years that have passed, it's crossed several important milestones.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A350

National Public Radio

Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Small Plane That Crashed In Ocean

A Cirrus SR22 similar to this one ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic after its pilot apparently fell unconscious.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, Virginia Beach, VA

The Age

Qantas moves closer to HK Jetstar remedy

Shun Tak Holdings, now has 51 per cent of the shareholder voting rights, while Qantas and China Eastern? will each retain 24.5 per cent.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Qantas Airways, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

The Columbus Dispatch

Motley Fool: Values of brands show shifting fortunes

A: The folks at Interbrand list the most valuable brands in the world each year.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Gulfstream 100, Gulfstream Aircraft

Daily Herald

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, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Windsor Beacon

Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard said.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Aircraft, Cirrus Aircraft, Cirrus SR20, Chincoteague Island, VA, Federal Aviation Administration

USA Today

Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean CHINCOTEAGUE, Va.

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Related Topix: Chincoteague, VA, Portsmouth, VA, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Aircraft, Cirrus Aircraft, Cirrus SR20, Federal Aviation Administration

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