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Cessna crashes into Lake Ponchatrain

Two still missing after crash near New Orleans Lakefront (www.10tv.com) More...

From dust to air: Burning Man’s magical, temporary airport

BLACK ROCK CITY, Nev. — At first, it sounds like a completely crazy idea: Build an airport, in a week, to handle thousands of passengers. Then tear it down a week later and return the desert to pristine condition. (www.usatoday.com) More...

Madras air show crash kills Alaska biplane pilot

MADRAS, Ore. - A pilot from Anchorage, Alaska died in the crash of his biplane during an initial loop shortly after takeoff at the Airshow of the Cascades at Madras Airport Saturday afternoon, Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins confirmed. (www.ktvz.com) More...

Japan's biggest airline cancels Boeing 787 flightss over engine problem

The airline may have to scrap more than 300 Dreamliner flights through the end of September as it moves to replace parts inside the engines on a portion of its 787 fleet, Takeo Kikuchi, a deputy senior vice president of engineering and maintenance at ANA, told reporters Thursday in Tokyo. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

Mitsubishi Jet Aborts First Flight to U.S. After Trip Starts

Aircraft is first of four scheduled to fly to U.S. for tests. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

Southwest 3472 Boeing 737 loses part of left engine after inflight explosion

Major explosion on the left engine of a Southwest 737 flying from New Orleans to Orlando (www.wsj.com) More...

Private helicopter pilot performs jaw-dropping rescue of stranded tourist 2000m up on the mountainside

Amazing....watch the video...this guy has must have anti-freeze for blood. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

China Airlines’ First A350 XWB Rolls Out

Airbus has rolled out from cabin furnishing & engine installation the first A50-900 XWB for China Airlines (CAL). The aircraft is now ready for customary tests prior delivery. (airwaysmag.com) More...


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