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Airbus A350-1000 Features Automated Rapid-Descent Capability

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Airbus has incorporated an automatic emergency descent function into the newly-certified A350-1000, which it intends to introduce into the smaller -900. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Angel Flight (Radio Tower Remix)

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The Title says it all..... Many you (I Hope) Remember Preacher1.... I remember how he talked about his Angel Flight, and it certainly brings back many images and memories of him. Preacher1 now flying at Flight Level Unlimited... To all who remember Preacher1, please enjoy, I certainly feel that he would have enjoyed this video and I hope you do as well. (www.youtube.com) More...

United Airlines reveals ten new routes, including two new destinations

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United Airlines is adding ten new routes from five of its hub airports, including flights to two cities it does not currently serve: Elmira, NY, and Wilmington, NC (www.usatoday.com) More...

Air Mauritius celebrates 50 years of flying

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Air Mauritius is adding a special “50 Yrs” logo to select aircraft as it celebrates 50 years of flying in the islands. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

Airbus A350-1000 Receives EASA and FAA Type Certification

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Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the A350-1000 has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. (www.airbus.com) More...

US Probing Additional Runway Incidents at SFO

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FAA recorded 1,704 runway incursions in the FY just ended, including the recent ACA incident. FAA is looking into two additional incursions at SFO. Given the number of daily flights nationally, is 1,704 a relatively large number? (www.sfchronicle.com) More...

New air traffic control technologies are essential to improve safety

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The chief of an air traffic control representative body has called on operators to take advantage of the opportunities offered by new technologies to improve aviation safety. (www.airguideonline.com) More...