Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Aquila, Facebook's First Drone for Internet.orgRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Facebook said it designed and built a high-altitude solar-powered plane in 14 months, and that tests will begin later this year. Add that to the social network's other big bets on virtual-reality hardware and networking infrastructure .

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  2. Families of MH370 victims renew talk of compensation after debris findRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    A family member cries as she and other relatives pray during a candlelight vigil for passengers onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the early morning, at Lido Hotel, in Beijing April 8, 2014. The discovery of plane debris washed up on a remote island in the southern Indian Ocean has rekindled efforts by family members of passengers on board a missing Malaysia Airlines flight to seek greater compensation, aviation lawyers said.

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  3. MH370: Why investigators are so confident that the debris is that of the missing planeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Independent

    The man leading the undersea investigation said he was 'increasingly confident' that the wreckage was debris from the missing plane Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer. He became The Independent's Travel Correspondent in 1994, and is known as "the Man Who Pays His Way" because he does not accept free travel facilities.

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  4. Facebook ready to test giant drone to provide Internet service in remote areasRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The China Post

    Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world. Engineers at the giant social network say they've built a drone with a 43-meter wingspan that weighs less than 455 kilograms.

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  5. Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mysteryRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Workers for an association responsible for maintaining paths to the beaches from being overgrown by shrubs, search the beach for possible additional airplane debris near the area where an airplane wing part was washed up, in the early morning near Saint-Andre on the north coast of the Indian Ocean island of Reunion Friday, July 31, 2015. A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on the remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that vanished more than a year ago with 293 people aboard.

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  6. Debris found on beach could help unlock the mystery of Flight MH370Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Searchers scored Reunion's shoreline for debris and investigators prepared to load a sea-encrusted wing fragment onto a plane bound for France on Friday to learn whether the aircraft remnant could help unlock the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It will take at least another day to learn whether the plane missing for 16 months crashed into the sea.

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  7. Facebook Drone With Frickin' Internet Lasers Ready For TestingRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Switched

    Over the centuries, many projects with stratospheric ambitions, from pneumatic trains to space ships -- have come to naught. Facebook's project to provide airborne Internet to remote regions through an autonomous aircraft, however, is ready to launch.

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  8. Wing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Item

    The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Several uniformed officers loaded a large wooden crate into a van that drove under police escort from the main wing of the Roland Garros airport to a separate hangar.

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  9. Bad welds at root of Boeing tanker's fuel system problems, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Bad welds were at the root of problems discovered this spring on the Boeing KC-46 aerial refueling tanker's fuel system, according to several people familiar with the program. Earlier this month, Boeing announced it was paying $538 million after taxes to pay to fix problems on the tanker's fuel system.

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  10. Updated Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Police officers look at a piece of debris from a plane, Wednesday in Saint-Andre, Reunion. Air safety investigators, one of them a Boeing investigator, have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a Boeing 777 wing, a U.S. official said.

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  11. More debris on Reunion Island beach may unlock MH370 crash mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fox News

    Local workers on a Reunion Island beach in the Indian Ocean found more debris-- including a bottle of laundry detergent from Jakarta, Indonesia Friday-- which could be further evidence of wreckage believed to be from missing Malyasia Airlines Flight MH370. A Malaysian official and aviation experts said Thursday that a sea-encrusted section of a plane wing found washed up on Reunion Wednesday is almost certainly part of the Boeing 777, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for the missing jet.

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  12. Washed up wing likely to be from missing Malaysian Airlines flightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A CHUNK of 8ft long aircraft wing washed up on a remote French island is almost certainly the evidence needed to solve the world's greatest aviation mystery, according to investigators. The barnacle encrusted part of a flaperon - a section that helps to control an aircraft's ascent and descent - found on a La Reunion beach in the Indian Ocean is increasingly thought to belong to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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  13. Recovered plane debris flown to France - Reuters witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  14. Noon News UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Bradenton Times

    Intelligence officials say Hillary Clinton's private server contained info from 5 U.S. spy agencies; the FBI built a database for catching rapists that "almost no one" uses; a Senate bill would allow teens to drive semitrucks; a part number on recently found plane wreckage confirms it is from the Malaysian flight Boeing 777; scientists call for ban on live salamander imports to U.S. to stop skin-eating disease.

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  15. MH370: Families still not ready to accept compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KMIZ

    Authorities are increasingly confident that debris washed up on the shores of a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from the Boeing 777 that vanished nearly a year and a half ago. But not much has changed for the families of the 239 people on board.

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  16. Air Canada Welcomes First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to its FleetRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    The Dreamliner is the world's most modern commercial aircraft and the larger 787-9 version's greater range and capacity will enable Air Canada to further expand its international network. is very excited to take delivery of its first Boeing 787-9.

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  17. Man paroled after burying kids aliveRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Sunday Mail

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  18. Emirates to launch fourth Bangkok-Dubai daily flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Nation

    EMIRATES HAS announced its fourth daily Airbus A380 service between Dubai and Bangkok, an up-gauge of its services established on December 1. The new two-class A380 service will operate daily as Flight EK376 from Dubai to Bangkok and EK377 from Bangkok to Dubai. The up-gauge from its current Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will see an increase in capacity of 255 seats per flight and 3,570 seats per week to and from the Thai capital city.

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  19. What happens if confirmed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    If confirmed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, could a small portion of plane wing discovered on an Indian Ocean island be the clue investigators need to unlock one of aviation's biggest mysteries? On the surface, Wednesday's discovery is what investigators have been waiting for -- the first physical piece of evidence since the flight vanished en route to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people aboard. According to a source close to the investigation, Boeing investigators are confident the debris comes from a 777 aircraft -- although no one is yet saying the part came from MH370.

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  20. Wing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Several uniformed officers loaded a large wooden crate into a van that drove under police escort from the main wing of the Roland Garros airport to a separate hangar.

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