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Flashback: Lufthansa Presents Joe Sutter, "Father of the 747", With Lifetime Achievement Award

Father of the 747 Joe Sutter was honored this week at an internal Lufthansa ceremony with a lifetime achievement award. (airwaysmag.com) More...

US commercial flights take off for Cuba after more than half-century

When JetBlue Flight 387 touched down Wednesday in Cuba, it was the first direct commercial flight between the US and the island in over a half-century. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, Cuba, flight is the latest symbol of the thawing of relations between the former Cold War adversaries, who restored diplomatic ties in 2015. (www.cnn.com) More...

Joe Sutter led ‘the Incredibles’ who pioneered Boeing’s 747 jumbo jet

Joe Sutter, who died Tuesday at age 95, was lauded by Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief executive Ray Conner as ‘one of the giants of aerospace.’ (www.seattletimes.com) More...

Scathing Reports On Both The F-35 Program And The A-10 Divestment Plan

Two great reports...consistent with many of the contributions to this blog over the last two years. There is going to be some butthurt in the Air Force brass ranks. (www.thedrive.com) More...


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