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After 25 Years, NTSB to Dismantle TWA 800 Reconstruction

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will soon dismantle the skeletal reconstruction of Trans World Airlines flight 800, the Boeing 747-100 that exploded over the Atlantic Ocean nearly 25 years ago. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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What would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

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A United Airlines flight from Denver to Honolulu successfully executed a safe emergency landing on Saturday after suffering an fiery engine failure shortly after takeoff. Though debris spewed across Denver suburbs, the aircraft was able to quickly turn around and land back at Denver International Airport with no injuries or lives lost. The entire ordeal lasted less than 30 minutes since the failure occurred just miles from a major international airport. But as this aircraft was heading to… (www.businessinsider.com) More...

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737 chicago takoff video

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cool "growling" engine sounds on takeoff from CFM engine (www.youtube.com) More...

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Scrapping Mexico City’s New Airport Is Costing Over $16 Billion

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This amount was 232% more than what was previously predicted (simpleflying.com) More...

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Airliner Encountered Unidentified Fast-Moving Cylindrical Object Over New Mexico

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American Airlines Flight 2292, an Airbus A320 flying between Cincinnati and Phoenix on February 21st, 2021, had a bizarre close encounter with what its crew described as a "long cylindrical object that almost looked like a cruise missile" moving extremely fast over the top of their aircraft as it cruised along at 36,000 feet and 400 knots. The incident occurred over the remote northeast corner of New Mexico, to the west of the tiny town of Des Moines. Steve Douglass, an experienced… (www.thedrive.com) More...

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NASA wants to play a big part in the development of electric aircraft

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While everyone's eyes are trained on its mission to Mars, NASA is also working to make flights back here on Earth more eco-friendly. By way of a new partnership with the aviation industry, the space agency wants to advance design and modelling tools for future aircraft that use an Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) system. It's also seeking proposals for ground and flight demonstrations for subsonic aircraft with integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems. (www.engadget.com) More...

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Alaska Airlines Must Pay $3.19 Million Following A Passenger Death

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Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has been ordered to pay more than $3 million to the family of a passenger of reduced mobility who suffered a fatal accident at Portland International Airport (PDX) in 2017 (simpleflying.com) More...

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Aviation Stats Update: February 23, 2021

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"Winter storms brought a decline in US commercial flight traffic last week. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), one of the biggest and busiest airports in the US, saw major cancellations for the majority of the week while some other Texas airports including IAH, HOU, and AUS closed their airfields completely at the height of the storm. Meanwhile, after a difficult start to the year, China saw almost a 30% increase in flight traffic within the last week." -Daniel Baker, CEO,… (blog.flightaware.com) More...

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UK bans Boeing 777s powered by P&W 4000 from entering airspace after Denver incident

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After issues this weekend, Boeing B777s with Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 series engines will be temporarily banned from entering the UK airspace (www.airlive.net) More...

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Major Lessor Tells Boeing To Sort 787 Issues Before Starting A New Plane

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While much talk has focused on what plane Boeing will develop next, major leasing company Air Lease Corporation believes the answer should be none (simpleflying.com) More...

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