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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...

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...

First A350 for Thai Airways is delivered

First Airbus A350 is delivered to Thai Airways on Aug. 30, 2016 (www.airbus.com) More...

Delta Air Lines CEO talks power outages, TSA lines and 'being Delta'

Back in May, Delta Air Lines got a new CEO. He came with a familiar face. Ed Bastian was the company's CFO whose career highlights included leading Delta through bankruptcy and restructuring years before. (www.marketplace.org) More...

Bonanza crashes on take-off in Northwest Arkansas

Bonanza crashes on take-off at the Bentonville Municipal Airport in Bentonville, AR, home of Walmart. (5newsonline.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...

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...


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