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U.S. FAA to require strengthening key part on Boeing 777 (Pratt & Whitney) engine

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From the recent United event; cowling modifications. May 12 (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday the agency is going to mandate strengthening a key engine part on Boeing 777 planes with Pratt & Whitney (PW) engines like the one involved in an emergency landing in February. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson told a U.S. House committee that the agency is "requiring the manufacturers to address strengthen(ing) the cowling." (finance.yahoo.com) More...

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Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Colorado

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FAA Investigates Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Cherry Creek Reservoir South Of Denver. (denver.cbslocal.com) More...

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Alaska Airlines bets on recovery with 737 MAX buy

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Alaska Airlines is going all in with the Boeing 737 MAX. (www.freightwaves.com) More...

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Boeing Is Sitting On 100 Undelivered 787 Dreamliners (YouTube)

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Boeing is working hard to fix the issues with its 787 Dreamliner, and says that the process is getting more efficient every day. With this, the planemaker says that it intends to deliver the majority of the 100 aircraft in its inventory before the end of the year. But with COVID-induced border restrictions causing logistical problems, is this a realistic target? (www.youtube.com) More...

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What Role Will Regional Jets Play In The Future Of US Aviation?

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The world of commercial aviation in the US is a complex and diverse business. Its size and population mean that widebody aircraft can often be seen on transcontinental routes between key hubs. At the other end of the scale, regional jets play a vital role by serving the extensive feeder networks that connect smaller cities with these hub airports. But what sort of role will these smaller aircraft play in the years and decades to come? (simpleflying.com) More...

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FAA Approves Electrical Fixes For Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved fixes submitted by Boeing regarding potential electrical issues plaguing some Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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Airbus Revives Plan to Build A321 Where Super-Jumbo Was Made

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Airbus SE has restarted work converting a French assembly line once used for its A380 super-jumbo to build single-aisle jets, in another sign that the planemaker is gearing up for a recovery. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

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Horizon and SkyWest Order 17 New E175s for Operation with Alaska Airlines

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Horizon Air, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has converted 9 options for the E175 to firm orders. Additionally, SkyWest Airlines, a partner carrier, has placed an order for 8 new E175s that it will fly on behalf of Alaska Airlines under a capacity purchase agreement. (www.embraercommercialaviation.com) More...

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Boeing 737 Classic Operator Canadian North Wants Three -700s

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Canadian North president and CEO Chris Avery has shared that his airline is expecting three Boeing 737-700 aircraft this summer. The carrier plays a crucial role in serving communities across Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. It is now looking to make the most of the unexpected opportunities brought about by the pandemic by upgrading its fleet. (simpleflying.com) More...

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