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Denver's airport held a job fair to plug its huge labor shortage. An exec said he'd hoped 5,000 people would come - but only 100 showed up.

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Organizers had wanted to fill about 1,000 jobs at the airport, but only about 100 people came to the four-hour fair... (news.yahoo.com) More...

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Austin's airport on track to break single day passenger travel record

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Formula One Gran Prix brought thousands of visitors to Austin, now they're racing to airport to head home. Airport spox tells CBS Austin that ABIA is expected to set a new record for the single busiest day of passenger traffic. (cbsaustin.com) More...

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The Longest Ever Flight Was Over 64 Days In A Cessna 172

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Often, when we think of long-endurance flights, our first thoughts jump to military operations. Big planes with highly-trained crew will fly for long periods, using air-to-air refuelling to stay aloft for extended periods. However, many of the longest duration flights have been undertaken as entirely civilian operations. The longest of all happened to be undertaken by that most humble of aircraft, the Cessna 172. From December 1958 to February 1959, Bob Timm and John Cook set out to make… (hackaday.com) More...

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Year after going missing, United Airlines exec found dead at Chicago area Illinois forest preserve

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Jacob Cefolia, 50, of Elmhurst,IL was found hanging from an uprooted tree Friday at the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve, (suburban Chicago) authorities said. Officials said there were no signs of foul play. The former senior vice president of worldwide sales for Chicago-based United, Cefolia had been reported missing on Aug. 8, 2020. The mystery surrounding his disappearance quickly garnered widespread media attention and prompted a sizable manhunt. (chicago.suntimes.com) More...

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A harmonica strikes a discordant note in the airport security line

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The TSA officer told Phil that, when X-rayed, a harmonica can look just like a handgun magazine. (www.washingtonpost.com) More...

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Exciting: Two Airlines Announce The A380 Return This Week

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The rise of the global health crisis undoubtedly saw flight activity with the Airbus A380 go down. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Textron announces Cessna 172/182 can use 91UL, 94UL, or 100VLL

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WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 26, 2021) – Textron Aviation announced today that many Cessna piston-powered aircraft are now approved to utilize a more environmentally friendly aviation gasoline (AvGas). Owners and operators of Cessna 172 Skyhawk, 182 Skylane can utilize 91-octane unleaded (91UL), 94UL or 100VLL (very low lead) fuel in their aircraft wherever it is available. The 206 Turbo Stationair HD aircraft is approved for 100VLL. Unleaded and lower-leaded fuels burn cleaner than higher-leaded fuels… (media.txtav.com) More...

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FAA oversight of American Airlines is flawed, watchdog says

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A government watchdog said Friday that federal safety regulators routinely fail to ensure that American Airlines gets to the cause of maintenance shortcomings when they are discovered. (www.foxbusiness.com) More...

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Regional airline cancels hundreds of flights affecting Delta, American, United

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A regional airline carrier that operates flights for four major airline companies including American Airlines and Delta Air Lines canceled hundreds of flights on Thursday and Friday, USA Today reported. "SkyWest experienced an internal technical issue, resulting in approximately 700 flight cancellations before the issue was resolved Thursday evening," the company said in a statement to USA Today. "We apologize to customers for the inconvenience; we are working to minimize the… (thehill.com) More...

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A man was 'covered' in poop after a passing plane dumped toilet waste over his backyard, lawmaker says

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A man was sitting in his backyard in Windsor, England, when raw sewage suddenly fell from the sky. According to a local councilor, his "whole garden, garden umbrellas, and him" were "covered" in poop. The councilor said that frozen sewage falling from the sky isn't unheard of, but this unfortunate ordeal is much rarer. A man was enjoying the sun in his backyard in Windsor, southeast England when a passing plane dropped toilet waste over him and his garden furniture, a… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Unvaccinated Pilots Cost United Airlines $1.4 Million A Fortnight

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United Airlines has revealed it is spending US$1.4 million per fortnight sending unvaccinated pilots onto paid leave because vaccinated co-workers refuse to fly with them. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Semi-autonomous Helicopter Flight

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Semi-autonomous flight. At least it's not an recliner. (www.nytimes.com) More...

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Ryanair’s CEO Says SAFs Could Raise The Cost Of Food

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Ryanair has set a target to power its flights using 12.5% sustainable aviation fuel by 2030, far more than the proposed EU sustainable fuel mandate. (simpleflying.com) More...

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