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Plane Crashes In Corn Field After Engine Fails

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Two Sioux Falls men had quite a scare Tuesday morning after a flight lesson took a turn for the worse. (www.kdlt.com) More...

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

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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...

Flashback: Flying Behind The Coconut Curtain — Cuba and Havana’s José Martí International Airport

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As JetBlue’s tomorrow’s flight from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara will become the first regularly scheduled flights between the United States and Cuba in over 50 years, let’s fly back in time to 2013, to this retrospective story reported from Havana about Cuban Aviation, Jose Martí Airport and Cubana de Aviacion, the flag carrier of the island. (airwaysmag.com) More...

ForeFlight 8: Global Data-Driven Aeronautical Maps, Logbook Enhancements, TFR Alerts

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The wait is over—ForeFlight 8 is here! Download on the App Store today to experience our groundbreaking data-driven Aeronautical Maps. New TFR Alerts help you steer clear of TFRs while inflight and upgrades to Logbook make flight logging even easier and more connected than ever. In addition, major enhancements to ForeFlight on the web make it possible to plan, file, and brief whenever and wherever it is most convenient. (blog.foreflight.com) More...

Emergency Landing After Guy Tries to Open Door Mid-Flight

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A plane en route from New York to Seattle had to make an emergency landing Monday so that an unruly passenger could be arrested, KOMO reports. (www.newser.com) More...

2 missing men found in crashed plane as wreckage pulled from Lake Pontchartrain

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Two men missing after a Cessna plane crashed in Lake Pontchartrain on Saturday (Aug. 28) were found inside the wreckage as it was removed from the water Tuesday, the New Orleans Fire Department said. (www.nola.com) More...

LATAM Takes Delivery of First A320neo in the Americas

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LATAM Airlines Group took delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the first airline in the Americas to take delivery of Airbus’ re-engined narrowbody. (airwaysmag.com) More...

Japan's ANA says 787 engine repairs could take 3 years

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Japanese carrier ANA Holdings Inc (9202.T) said on Tuesday it could take as long as three years to replace faulty turbine blades in the Rolls-Royce (RR.L) engines powering its Boeing (BA.N) 787s. (www.reuters.com) More...

Denver International Airport sets new passenger record

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Denver International Airport set a new monthly record for passenger traffic in July — something it has done every month this year. But the airport also busted through the all-time record set in June. (www.denverpost.com) More...

Woman shoots drone: “It hovered for a second and I blasted it to smithereens.”

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65 year old women cleaning her shotguns after church on a Sunday morning decided she didn't like to be buzzed so practiced her skeet shooting with her .410. The paparazzi learned not to mess with grandmothers with shotguns. (arstechnica.com) More...

First A350 for Thai Airways is delivered

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

Brake failure blamed for United Airlines Boeing 747 crash at Melbourne Airport: ATSB

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BRAKE failure caused a ­United Airlines Boeing 747 to crash into a passenger aerobridge at Melbourne Airport. A three-year safety investigation found that when the plane carrying 135 passengers stopped at its Tullamarine gate, its parking brake became disengaged before the engines were shut down and nose wheels were chocked. (www.stumbleupon.com) More...

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