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Planes of Fame Founder Edward T. Maloney Dies - Pioneer achieved his life mission of keeping vintage warbirds flying.

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One of the pioneers of the preservation of vintage airplanes, Edward T. Maloney, has died at the age of 88. Maloney has been credited with saving more than 200 WWII warbirds from destruction. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Picture-Perfect Data Models Help Build Better Products

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Boeing's team of world-class experts is applying analytics to test products earlier, faster and better. (www.boeing.com) More...

MD-80, the workhorse of the skies, is fading away

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As summer draws to a close, American Airlines is hastening the pace at which it sends aged McDonnell Douglas MD-80s to the aircraft boneyard. Five years into a revamp of its fleet, the world's largest carrier on Tuesday will retire 20 MD-80-family aircraft, "one of the largest single-day aircraft retirements in airline history," according to American. (www.houstonchronicle.com) More...

Airlander 10 crashes on second flight (Video)

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The world's largest aircraft has crashed during its second test flight since being revamped in the UK. Airlander 10, a 302ft-long (92-metre) part plane, part helicopter and part airship, was damaged after reportedly hitting a telegraph pole at its base at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire on Wednesday morning - exactly a week after its maiden voyage. (www.itv.com) More...

On Location & Onboard: American Retires 20 MD-80s On One Historic Day

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Join us aboard Ship 4WJ, one of the 20 MD-80s retired by American Airlines in a single day. (airwaysmag.com) More...

Secret Cameras Record Baltimore's Every Move From Above

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Cessna 206 airplane equipped with a sophisticated array of cameras circles the city. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

Dozens of airports across Australia being monitored for toxic foam contamination

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Dozens of airports across Australia being monitored for toxic foam contamination (www.abc.net.au) More...

Auto create flight logbook entries with FlightAware and Pilot Partner

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Pilot Partner now integrates with FlightAware through the FlightXML API to provide an opportunity to automatically create flight logbook entries from FlightAware flight tracks. Pilot Partner also automatically attaches the FlightAware flight track image to your flight in your logbook. (generalaviationnews.com) More...

'Flying Bum' Crashes —Ever So Slowly

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The world's longest aircraft is likely going to have a similarly lengthy repair bill after a bit of a bumpy landing on Wednesday during its second test flight in the UK, the BBC reports. (www.newser.com) More...

Lockheed’s F-35 Still Falls Short, Pentagon’s Chief Tester Says

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A week after the Air Force declared its version of Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 jet ready for limited combat operations, the Pentagon’s top tester warned that the U.S. military’s costliest weapons program is still riddled with deficiencies (www.bloomberg.com) More...

CS100 complete 30 day service with SWISS

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The first Bombardier CS100 commercial jet has completed more than one month in commercial service with launch customer SWISS Airline. (www.reddit.com) More...

Airlander airship crash lands during landing

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The hybrid airship Airlander 10 has sustained damage on landing during today's flight from Cardington, England. (www.reddit.com) More...

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