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NATA Aims To Improve Misfueling Awareness

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On August 27 last year a Cessna 421C on a medevac flight crashed on initial climb out of Las Cruces, N.M., killing the pilot, two medical workers and the patient. Less than six months later, that sequence was repeated when a Piper PA-46 Malibu went down just after takeoff from Felts Field Airport in Spokane, Wash., killing the lone occupant. (www.ainonline.com) More...

Pilot of plane intoxicated at time of crash, Florida airport official says

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Christopher Hall arrested after crash at Melbourne, FL airport (www.clickorlando.com) More...

Delta Takes Delivery of the First 242 Ton Airbus A330

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Today, Delta Air Lines took delivery of the first ever Airbus A330-300 with a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of 242 tons. This improved variant of the A330, known as the “A330-300 242T”, allows airlines to fly with higher payloads (more passengers & cargo) on longer routes more efficiently than ever before. (wp.me) More...

The A350 XWB tours Asia: May 2015

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Airbus' A350 XWB jetliner visited Taipei, Taiwan and Manila, Philippines during May 2015 on an Asian demonstration tour. Experience the sights and sounds from the trip, as Airbus showcased the benefits of this highly-efficient next-generation widebody jetliner in the region. (www.youtube.com) More...

A Singapore Airlines Airbus jet lost power on all of its engines mid-flight

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Over the weekend, Singapore Airlines Flight 836, flying from Singapore to Shanghai, lost power mid-flight on both of its Rolls-Royce engines. (www.businessinsider.com) More...

FlightSimCon Set for June 13, 14

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FlightSimCon returns for it's third year, taking place at the New England Air Museum at Bradley International Airport, just north of Hartford, CT, USA. Attendance is expected from Aerosoft, Saitek, Dovetail, VATSIM, PC Pilot, Boston Virtual ATC, amongst other organizations. (www.aopa.org) More...

FAA Proposes Civil Penalties Against Three Companies for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

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In each case, the FAA alleges the shipments were not accompanied by shipping papers to indicate the hazardous nature of their contents and were not marked, labeled or packaged in accordance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The companies also allegedly failed to provide emergency response information and ensure their employees received required hazardous materials training. (www.faa.gov) More...

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