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59 min ago | Anna.aero

New airline routes launched

Cutting the ceremonial first flight ribbon at Rome Fiumicino welcoming the inaugural daily Etihad Airways flight from Abu Dhabi are: Hasan Al Hammadi, SVP Executive Affairs, Etihad; Giorgio Starace, Italian Ambassador to the UAE; Khaled Al Meherbi, SVP Government and Aeropolitical Affairs, Etihad; Lorna Dalziel, Country Manager Italy, Etihad; and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Life, Hobbies, Russia, Asia

5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Swan Hunter built HMS Illustrious sails home for the final time

The light aircraft carrier has returned to port for the final time after 32 years protecting Britain on the high seas Hundreds of people turned out to wave home the Royal Navy's Swan Hunter-built carrier HMS Illustrious as it sailed into port for the final time.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, World News, Queen Elizabeth

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Uttoxeter Advertiser

Black tie ball brings Kyreigh closer to op

A SWANKY black tie ball at Uttoxeter Racecourse is the latest fund-raising event in aid of the rapidly growing Kyreigh's Kause campaign.

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BlogTO

Who is Ford family political candidate Michael Ford?

First there was Rob, and then there was Doug, and now there's Michael Ford, the latest in Etobicoke's most famous family to express a desire to hold political office.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

EAA Secures Tower Staffing for Nine Years

The battle to cover the cost of air traffic controllers during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh has been settled.

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Sunherald.com

Parnell leads gubernatorial rivals in cash on hand

Bill Walker, who finished behind Parnell in the 2010 gubernatorial primary and is running this time as an independent, brought in nearly $260,000, $170,000 of which he personally contributed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Alaska Government, Alaska, Sarah Palin, Life, Hobbies

BBC News

Light aircraft makes beach landing

South Wales Police said three people were onboard the plane which came down at Jersey Marine at around 16:00 BST.

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The Daily Caller

Obama Family Vacation Prompts Two-Week Long Flight Restriction For Martha's Vineyard

The Obama family's annual August trip to Martha's Vineyard is putting a draconian damper on the ritzy Massachusetts island's jet-setting residents' summer travel plans.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conservative Political News, US News

Jalopnik

Here's Why You Need To Attend America's Best Air Show

The annual EAA AirVenture air show begins a week from today in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Oshkosh, WI, Aircraft, Hawker Sea Fury, Military Aircraft, Hawker Aircraft, Autos

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canada.com

Arlene Flock remembered as a champion of small business

Anyone who has ever met Arlene Flock was always left with a lasting impression of the legendary Calgary business icon.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Canada, Life, Hobbies

ContactMusic.com

Andie Macdowell Feared For Her Life During Plane Terror

The Groundhog Day star was flying from Atlanta, Georgia to Asheville in North Carolina four years ago when the light aircraft was hit with a powerful gust of wind and the pilot had to battle to control the plane.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Celebrities, Andie MacDowell, Asheville, NC

The Motley Fool

Why is Textron so Appealing to Shareholder Activists?

Textron's corporate management has given little attention to pressures from the new batch of corporate raiders looking to sell off parts of its business and restructure others to increase the value of its common stock.

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Sunday Herald

Police helicopter in search for 'crashed' light aircraft

A member of the public is believed to have reported seeing a light aircraft or glider plummet towards earth at around 4:40pm today.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College Break...

The Greater Rockford Airport Authority and Rock Valley College broke ground on the new RVC Aviation Maintenance Technology Program facility.

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Aero-News Network

FAA Continues Wildlife Strike Reporting Outreach For GA Airports

The FAA is encouraging the general aviation community to "Report Wildlife Strikes" with a poster outreach campaign targeting pilots, airport sponsors, mechanics, engine manufacturers, students at aviation schools, and aviation organizations.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WSAW

Replica Plane to Honor EAA Founder Takes Flight

Every Tuesday and Sunday, a group of volunteers meet at the Wausau Downtown Airport to work on their plane; a replica of the 1955 Baby Ace that Experimental Aircraft Association founder Paul Poberenzy made himself.

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

SUNDAY: Aviation buff looks skyward in Pitt Meadows

Thousands are expected to attend the annual Pitt Meadows Day Airport Day Sunday, where they'll enjoy static exhibits, educational booths, children's activities, hot air balloon rides, and an air show.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

York Press

Lucky escape as light aircraft crashes at Full Sutton

John Northen, left, and his friend Dave Allan, whose light aircraft crashed into a field near Full Sutton shortly after they took off on their way to Calais A PAIR of holiday makers had a lucky escape yesterday when their light plane ditched in a field near Full Sutton.

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The Union

Planes: Fire & Rescue gets red carpet treatment

Smokey Bear was on hand at Sierra Cinemas Friday for the 12:30 p.m. matinee premiere of Disney's "Planes: Fire & Rescue."

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Life, Hobbies

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Atlantic

Don't Blame Malaysia Airlines

Four other airlines flew along this Ukrainian route more frequently than the beleaguered flag carrier of Malaysia did.

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