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(Cockpit video) TBM Avenger emergency landing

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TBM Avenger participating in the V-E Day flyover experiences smoke in the cockpit and makes an emergency landing at KDCA. (www.youtube.com) More...

Man angry about overbooked flight strips off and throws naked tantrum in middle of the airport

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Travelers at a North Carolina airport had a rude awakening on Wednesday morning when a man stripped naked to protest at his flight being overbooked. According to witnesses at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the man was attempting to get on board a US Airways flight to Jamaica. One witness said he heard a man yelling and sounding very angry. An airport employee told her that the man was angry over his flight. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

Honeywell's Symmetry integrated flight deck gets airborne on the G500 first flight.

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10 touchscreen controllers replace all avionics and switches on Gulfstream's clean sheet G500. See the first flight video. (planelopnik.com) More...

Why be an airline pilot when one can do this instead.

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I love aviation. There is nothing like flying for a living and being a commercial pilot. However, not all flying is equal. There is the kind where one merely sits there, watches the instruments, and let's the plane fly itself. This is the job of the airline pilot. Then there is the kind where one really flies and is in full control of the plane and becomes one with it. That's the kind of flying I love. To understand what I'm talking about just watch with the video. (vimeo.com) More...

Delta Requests to Start Flying Between Orlando and Brazil

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Delta Air Lines has requested for approval to start flying four weekly flights between Orlando and Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 19, 2015. (airwaysnews.com) More...

Boeing, TUI Group Finalize Order for 787-9 Dreamliner

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SEATTLE, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and TUI Group, one of the world's largest integrated leisure travel companies, have finalized an order for one 787-9 Dreamliner with an option for one further 787-9. The order is valued at $257 million at current list prices. TUI Group also announced that it will substitute two unfilled orders for 787-8s for two 787-9s. The European leisure group will operate a fleet of 13 787-8s from this summer and with today's announcement will add three… (boeing.mediaroom.com) More...

NASA 747 Wingtip Vortices Test 1979 [Video]

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This clip shows the Boeing 747 Wing Tip Vortex Test from November 8, 1979. As part of the overall National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) study of trailing vortices -- the invisible flow of spiraling air that trails from the wings of large aircraft and can "upset" smaller aircraft flying behind -- the NASA Flight Research Center (FRC) borrowed a Boeing 747 jetliner for testing. The B-747 had been purchased by NASA for the space shuttle program and assigned to the Johnson… (youtu.be) More...

Trouble in the skies

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FAA Hiring practices for ATC is putting air travelers at risk. (www.foxbusiness.com) More...

Turkish Airlines Takes Delivery of 125th Boeing Airplane

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Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the airline's 125th airplane purchased from Boeing – a Next-Generation 737-900ER – and one of 12 airplanes the Turkish flag-carrier will take delivery of this year. (boeing.mediaroom.com) More...

Airbus launches ACJneo Family with order from Acropolis Aviation

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Airbus has launched the ACJneo (New Engine Option) Family with an order for an ACJ320neo from Acropolis Aviation of Farnborough, near London, which is the first to order the new aircraft. Delivery of Acropolis’ ACJ320neo, which will seat 19 passengers, is planned for the fourth quarter of 2018. Cabin outfitting details and engine choice will be decided later. Airbus’ ACJ320neo features new, more efficient, engines, wingtip-mounted Sharklets, and a more comfortable cabin. Together, these… (www.airbus.com) More...

VE Day: 92-year-old Second World War veteran flies Spitfire for first time in 70 years

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A 92-year-old Second World War veteran has flown a Spitfire aircraft for the first time in 70 years to mark VE Day. Obviously a tough lady. Posted to make Wayne feel young. (www.independent.co.uk) More...

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