Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Taiwan Airliner's Black Box Suggests Pilots May Have Shut Off Wrong EngineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The mangled fuselage of a TransAsia Airways commercial plane is dragged to the river bank after it crashed in Taipei, Taiwan, in February. Those were the words spoken in Chinese on the cockpit voice recorder just eight seconds before a Taiwanese airliner crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 43 people, according to a transcript of the cockpit voice recorder released by investigators.

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  2. The Combined Black Workforces of Google, Facebook, and Twitter Could Fit on a Single Jumbo JetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | MotherJones

    We already knew that Google, Facebook, and Twitter employed relatively few African Americans , but new details show that the gap is truly striking. All three companies have in recent weeks disclosed their full EEO1 reports , detailed accounts of their employees' race and gender demographics that the law requires them to submit to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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  3. Business Traveler: American Express Centurion Lounge Coming to an Airport Near YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Skift

    The last time we checked in with American Express on the progress of their disruptive Centurion Lounges , four properties were open in airports across the country. That was six months ago.

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  4. 'Wow, pulled back on the wrong side throttle': Pilot of crashed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | National Post

    A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday. A preliminary investigation after the Feb. 4 crash of TransAsia flight GE235 already had indicated that the pilot shut off the remaining engine after one of them went idle.

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  5. Will Delta repair its hail-battered Boeing 747?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    It's not clear whether Atlanta-based Delta plans to repair the double-decker jumbo jet, but there are millions of reasons not to. Boeing sold its 747-400s for about $150 million each in 1989 when Northwest was the first carrier to put them in the air.

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  6. a Airbus agrees on widebody completion work in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    Airbus announced on Thursday that it has signed a framework agreement for the creation of an A330 completion and delivery center in China. The company said in a news release that the new center will be located near the site of its A320 narrowbody assembly line in Tianjin.

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  7. Chinese premier assures French firms of China's economic prospectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Xinhuanet

    TOULOUSE, France , July 2 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday assured the French business community of China's economic prospect and invited them to invest in the world's second-largest economy, before wrapping up his official visit to France. Li made the remarks while addressing a business summit in Toulouse in southern France on the last day of his four-day visit to the country.

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  8. Southwest unveils a slew of new routes for its winter scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Southwest Airlines detailed 11 new nonstop routes and the return of several seasonal routes as it rolled out its winter schedule. With the carrier's extended schedule, flights are now bookable through March 8. Southwest unveils a slew of new routes for its winter schedule Southwest Airlines detailed 11 new nonstop routes and the return of several seasonal routes as it rolled out its winter schedule.

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  9. Pilot kills wrong engine, realizes it too late as 43 killed in TransAsia crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Examiner.com

    A pilot killed the wrong engine in TransAsia crash. When an engine died the pilot switched off the working engine instead of the engine that had stopped working.

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  10. Australia orders airborne refueling tankersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | UPI

    Airbus Defense and Space is to provide Australia with two additional TA330 MRTT tanker variant aircraft under a deal worth more than $313.7 million. The multi-role tanker, designated the KC-30A by Australia, has a fuel capacity of more than 110 tons, and transfers fuel to F/A-18A/B Hornets, F/A-18F Super Hornets, E-7A Wedgetails, C-17A Globemasters and other KC-30A aircraft through a long refueling boom system or its two hose-and-drogue refueling pods.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Airbus signs deal for China cabin-completion plantRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Reuters

    Airbus signed an agreement on Thursday to set up its second plant on Chinese soil in a deal that the European planemaker hopes will lead to lucrative new plane orders. The 150-million-euro plant will be placed alongside an existing assembly line for smaller A320 jetliners in the northern port city of Tianjin from late 2017.

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  12. Lawsuit faults Boeing for worker's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    The family of a man killed in an accident last year on the flightline near the Boeing Co.'

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  13. The first class cabin where even the AIR is posh! Lufthansa adds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Mail

    From an Alaskan fjord log cabin to a private Caribbean eco-island: National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World adds 14 new retreats to its list Real-life fairytales! The locations that inspired Disney cartoons you can actually visit from the castles of Frozen and Tangled to Up's Paradise Falls 'I'm sorry men didn't f*** her': British woman raising money for children's charity forced to abandon solo kayak challenge in Russia after receiving 'very sinister' threats Paris to get first skyscraper in 40 years... but not everyone is happy with plans for 600ft high 'Tour Triangle' How theme parks make you fit: Infographic reveals how just WALKING around Walt Disney World burns 1558 calories A private jet, presidential suites and a party on a Mexican beach for 300 guests: Inside the $2m Billionaire's Birthday Package for the world's wealthiest teens Penis peppers and vulva flowers: How ... (more)

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  14. Chasing Pluto's shadow in a Boeing 747Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Scientist

    The race is on. In a few hours, Pluto's shadow will tear across Earth's surface at 25 times the speed of a bullet.

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  15. Russia dissatisfied with MH17 report by Dutch Safety BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A draft Dutch report into last year's crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine fails to offer a comprehensive picture, a Russian aviation official said Thursday. The Dutch Safety Board has made the draft available to representatives of Malaysia, Ukraine, the U.S., Russia, Britain, Australia and the Netherlands prior to the release of the final report expected in October.

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  16. Investigators say captain switched off wrong engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | CNN

    TransAsia Airways Flight GE235 clips a bridge in Taipei, Taiwan, shortly after takeoff Wednesday, February 4, in this still image taken from video. The ATR 72 twin-engine turboprop airplane then plunged into the Keelung River.

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  17. Smartglasses: Industrial Applications And Now In RetailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Seeking Alpha

    Smartglasses adoption for industrial applications is coming albeit at a slower pace than forecasts in the market. Pilot programs are numerous in the industry but take time to bear fruit.

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  18. TransAsia captain 'pulled wrong throttle' before Taipei crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... after the crash. The investigation so far has shown that Liao, a former air force pilot, began to fly commercial aircraft in 2009 and joined TransAsia the following year. He was promoted to captain in August 2014 and joined the ATR 72-600 fleet in ...

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  19. Brand New B737-800 Joins Aeroflot FleetRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Sys-Con Media

    Aeroflot took delivery of its 10th B737-800 Next Generation aircraft made by Boeing. The plane is named in honour of Sergey Ozhegov, a Russian linguist, lexicographer, Doctor of Philological Sciences and the author of the Russian Language Dictionary.

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  20. Solar Impulse Breaks Longest Solo RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | AVweb

    The FAA plans to eliminate two of the less frequently used resources provided to pilots in the coming months - Airport Advisories... Flying from Boeing Field in Seattle to the San Juan Islands, I was monitoring the departure frequency when I heard a pilot report that... The FAA last week published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would increase to 20 hours the simulator time allowed for the instrument... Four students are at the Glasair factory in Arlington, Washington, this week helping to build a Sportsman, as their reward for winning... Sometimes there's no point to just fooling around on lakes in airplanes that float. And that is the point.

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