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  1. British Airways to trial steeper approach to Heathrow for A380 to reduce noiseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Big News

    British Airways has confirmed it is trialing new landing procedures at London Heathrow Airport in an effort to minimise noise disturbance to residents on the airport's glide path. Heathrow's proximity to London, lying 15 miles west of the city cente, and the prevailing westerly wind means that most landings are conducted over densely populated inner suburbs.


  2. Innovation in Space: Canadian companies planning for humanity's future among the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Post

    For generations of Canadians, knowledge of space-age technology doesn't go much farther than the long-standing rivalry between Star Wars and Star Trek . But hundreds of scientists, engineers and astronauts came together in Toronto this week to get a glimpse of some futuristic ideas that may - or may not - one day be a reality.


  3. Why robots will not be our overlordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    It took a human pilot and his skill and intuition to save the US Airways Airbus 320 jet from certain disaster when it had to ditch in the frigid waters of the Hudson River in New York, after a flock of birds knocked out both engines. "Human beings are ashamed to have been born instead of made," wrote the philosopher Gnther Anders in 1956.


  4. Airline stocks lose altitude on concerns about capacity growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Airline stocks, which have been soaring thanks to lower oil prices, hit a little turbulence last week as investors began to question network growth plans at the major carriers. Shares of the four largest U.S. carriers all lost around 10 percent of their value, with most of the stock price declines coming Wednesday, a day after several airline executives discussed capacity growth at an investor conference.


  5. British Airways' pilot training, flight simulator: I flew a Boeing 747Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    In an industrial estate not far from Heathrow Airport, sits Cranebank, the British Airways' flight training and safety facility, which is used by 45 international airlines. At one end of the old building you'll find a cabin safety training area, with partial models of planes and inflatable evacuation slides where crew and members of the public by arrangement undergo simulated flight disasters, such as a plane catching fire, to teach survival techniques.


  6. WestJet's #TartanTail takes flightRead the original story

    Friday | Canada NewsWire

    WestJet unveils its new #TartanTail, one of two Boeing Next-Generation 737s with a custom-designed tartan decal to mark the airline's new service between Halifax and Scotland launching May 29, 2015. Photo credit: Andy Cline WestJet unveils its new #TartanTail, one of two Boeing Next-Generation 737s with a custom-designed tartan decal to mark the airline's new service between Halifax and Scotland launching May 29, 2015.


  7. EAS of Nigeria nog longer groundedRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2006 | Aviation Safety Network News

    Executive Airline Services of Nigeria is now allowed to operate flights to Jos and Abuja after being grounded for some two weeks. This followed the approval granted by the Ministerial Task Force on Verification of Airworthiness Status of Aircraft and Operational Competencies of Commercial Aircraft Operators in Nigeria.


  8. Ukraine: search operation at MH17 crash site endsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Gennady Zubko said Friday that the team of international experts has finished its search and recovery operation at the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed last July. "The International Commission to investigate the disaster had completed the search operation," Zubko was quoted by the government's press service as saying.


  9. Max to the max: Boeing's 737 Max build begins at rapid-fire Renton plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Workers at Boeing's Renton plant are in the process of getting the first wing spars of the new 737 Max aircraft into production, launching what will be one of the company's most challenging manufacturing transitions in years. "The 737 Max will begin production in a matter of days," said Boeing Vice President of New Airplane Programs Pat Shanahan on Tuesday, as he welcomed Secretary of State John Kerry to Boeing's Renton factory .


  10. Weather traps fragile solar plane in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    The pilots and team prepping the Solar Impulse plane to fly around the world don't appear to be impulsive about leaving China. They've been here since March 29, stymied by unfavorable weather conditions, which have delayed the solar-powered plane's next and most dangerous leg - a five-day, 5,070-mile journey to Hawaii.


  11. American Airlines Photo Shoot Raises Some ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KWTX

    Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Showers and thunderstorms are likely both days. Heavy rainfall and at least some risk of strong to severe storms will be present.


  12. Most S.C. lawmakers rally in support of Ex-Im Bank with Boeing, GE jobs in the balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    With a showdown looming over reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, at least one analyst says Congressional bickering over the federal financing agency is already hurting the lender's biggest customer, and one of South Carolina's biggest private employers: Boeing Co. “My market intelligence tells me that Airbus has already used the ambiguity over Ex-Im's reauthorization in sales campaigns against Boeing,” Scott Hamilton, editor of the Leeham News and Comment newsletter, said this week in an open letter to Congress.


  13. Kalstar AT72 near Pontianak on May 22nd 2015, hydraulic failureRead the original story

    Friday | AVHerald

    A Kalstar Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration PK-KSD performing flight KD-946 from Pontianak to Putussibau with 37 passengers, was climbing out of Pontianak when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet due to a hydraulic failure and returned to Pontianak for a safe landing on runway 33 and stopped at the end of the runway. The aircraft was towed to the apron.


  14. Flyme AT72 at Gan on May 21st 2015, runway excursion on landingRead the original story

    Friday | AVHerald

    A Flyme Villa Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 8Q-VAS performing flight VP-661 from Fuvahmulah to Gan with 57 passengers, landed on Gan's runway 28 at 20:12L in rain but went off the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. The passengers disembarked, there were no injuries.


  15. Flight bound for Boston returns to LAX after mechanical problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Breeze

    A Boston-bound American Airlines flight safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport Friday afternoon after the pilot reported a mechanical problem in the cockpit, an airport spokeswoman said. Flight 202, a Boeing 737 with 151 people aboard, landed on south runway 25R about 2:15 p.m., said LAX spokeswoman Nancy Castles.


  16. American Airlines flight returns safely to LAX after reporting issue in cockpitRead the original story

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    An American Airlines flight en route to Boston turned back and landed at LAX due to a cockpit issue. American Airlines planes are shown at LAX in this 2011 photo.


  17. Bombardier may launch jet focused at heart of Boeing Max line, and it may not matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    This week the Wall Street Journal quoted Fred Cromer , president of Bombardier's commercial aircraft division, saying that the Canadian jet builder is considering a third and larger version of its C Series jets, this one with 160 to 180 seats. That's essentially the same size as Boeing's 737 Max 8, the most popular of Boeing's re-engined version of its smallest family of jets.


  18. On his 757, Donald Trump dishes about Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Executed with point blank shots to the head, and one killed in front of his son - how eight Cossacks died in Waco breastaurant bloodbath after months of bitter gang rivalry and a razed clubhouse 'Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and victims': TLC takes 19 Kids and Counting off the air after revelation Josh molested young girls and his parents covered it up CEO, his wife and their housekeeper were 'beaten to death while their 10-year-old son burned in mansion fire and suspect did not act alone' Gay man, 78, forced to ADOPT his partner, 76 for legal rights because they couldn't marry gets arrangement cancelled as same-sex marriage is approved Judge rules Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance can file lawsuit in bid to seek custody of two frozen embryos in fertility battle Ireland goes to the polls to vote on becoming the 19th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage ... (more) 1 comment

  19. ATS regrets flight disruptionsRead the original story

    Friday | Fiji Times

    AIR Terminal Services says it sincerely regrets the inconvenience caused to Fiji Airways passengers as the airline experiences flight disruptions this week. According to the national airline, the disruptions over the past few days were because of the considerable damage to the Airbus A330 Namuka-i-Lau when an ATS loader backed into the parked aircraft.


  20. Boeing delivers Transaero's first Next-Generation 737-800Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Renton Reporter

    Boeing on Friday delivered Transaero's first Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane, sporting a new livery, arrived at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport.