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C-17s Infiltrate The Carolinas During Massive Airlift Exercise

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Joint Base Charleston was put under pressure last week conducting an extraordinary exercise to evaluate their ability to deploy a large aircraft formation during a simulated crisis. And by large I mean very big airplanes in a very big formation. (planelopnik.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...

Eastern Air Lines to operate its first revenue flight tomorrow

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After 24 years, 4 months and 7 days, Eastern resumes revenue flight operations tomorrow. MIA-HAV-MIA. Time to re-earn our wings… (worldairlinenews.com) More...

O'Hare tarmac photos land flight attendant in stew

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From the article: "Some passengers who had just boarded a Spirit Airline plane at O'Hare looked out the window and saw a flight attendant posing inside the jet engine well. One of the passengers contacted the I-Team in disbelief, asking if it was part of a new pre-flight checklist. When this flight attendant ended up working their flight, they took down her name and later found she had posted the pictures on her Facebook page." (abc7chicago.com) More...

14yr old Girl Readies for Air Race Classic

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While most high school freshmen are preparing for their driving tests, 14-year-old Danielle Carastro is busy preparing for a cross-country airplane race. (www.sunherald.com) More...

Plane Investigation Underway After EVA Air Flight Lands At LAX

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities at Los Angeles International Airport are investigating an incident involving a jet. The incident was unfolded on an EVA Air flight, which landed safely at LAX about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, from Taipei, Taiwan. According to KCAL9’s Stu Mundel, it was unclear what the issue was although the plane landed at Gate 207 on the west end of the airport. “That’s where they bring planes that have an issue or a problem,” Mundel said. “We don’t know what the exact issue… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

Irish government to sell Aer Lingus stake

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International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, has actively bidding for the Irish government's share in Aer Lingus — and Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were selling their stake. (jansaviation.com) More...

ExpressJet 4650 operating as United Express IAH-TUS diverts to SAT

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http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASQ4650/history/20150526/1415Z/KIAH/KTUS It is unknown why the flight diverted. They continued on to Tucson and arrived at 11:31a. (www.tucsonnewsnow.com) More...

Sinkhole opens up at DFW Airport, forcing authorities to close a runway

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One of the runways at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is closed while crews deal with a sinkhole, located somewhere on the air field, “in the vicinity” of runway 18-L. That runway is closed for the time being. officials don’t know how long it will take to repair the 25-foot-by-25-foot sinkhole. The airport has six other runways available for use. (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com) More...

St. Pete-Clearwater Airport Gets $5.7mil FAA Grant

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The Pinellas County airport, which offers flights to more than 40 destinations throughout the United States and Canada, year-round and seasonally, received the grant through an airport improvement program. (www.tampabay.com) More...

Boeing and Airbus with their next-gen engines

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Boeing and Airbus have come a long way since the era of jet age came in in the early sixties. Since then both airplane companies have risen and come up with such advanced aircraft and engines for there aircraft. Recently the new next Gen engines have being tested and put onto newer aircraft entering the customers fleet. (au.finance.yahoo.com) More...

Air France AF953 activates EGPWS near Cameroon Mountain

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While turning right towards Douala the EGPWS of the aircraft issued a terrain warning and called "PULL UP!" which the crew complied with climbing the aircraft to FL130, where the EGPWS stopped the warnings. The aircraft subsequently continued for a safe landing in Douala. (avherald.com) More...

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