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Southwest 3472 Boeing 737 loses part of left engine after inflight explosion

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Major explosion on the left engine of a Southwest 737 flying from New Orleans to Orlando (www.wsj.com) More...

China Airlines’ First A350 XWB Rolls Out

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Airbus has rolled out from cabin furnishing & engine installation the first A50-900 XWB for China Airlines (CAL). The aircraft is now ready for customary tests prior delivery. (airwaysmag.com) More...

Private helicopter pilot performs jaw-dropping rescue of stranded tourist 2000m up on the mountainside

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Amazing....watch the video...this guy has must have anti-freeze for blood. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

Video - Bombardier 415 Superscooper Fills Up in California Southern Sierras

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This great video shows a Superscooper descending to pick up 1,600 US gallons of water and then climbing out for another water drop on the Cedar Fire. Video by Chuck Barbee and shared with permission. (www.youtube.com) More...

Video: 737 takeoff near tail-strike and stall

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Watch as they rotate at a very slow speed causing the aircraft's nose to lift off the ground but not generating enough lift to become fully airborne, & then shortly after stalling they continue to accelerate down the runway to rotate at a faster speed. (www.youtube.com) More...

Japan's biggest airline cancels Boeing 787 flightss over engine problem

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The airline may have to scrap more than 300 Dreamliner flights through the end of September as it moves to replace parts inside the engines on a portion of its 787 fleet, Takeo Kikuchi, a deputy senior vice president of engineering and maintenance at ANA, told reporters Thursday in Tokyo. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

From dust to air: Burning Man’s magical, temporary airport

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BLACK ROCK CITY, Nev. — At first, it sounds like a completely crazy idea: Build an airport, in a week, to handle thousands of passengers. Then tear it down a week later and return the desert to pristine condition. (www.usatoday.com) More...

Mitsubishi Jet Aborts First Flight to U.S. After Trip Starts

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Aircraft is first of four scheduled to fly to U.S. for tests. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

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