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Boeing cites risks in design of A321XLR, Airbus' newest jet

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Boeing has raised concerns over the design of arch-rival Airbus’ newest narrow-body jet, the A321XLR, saying a novel type of fuel tank could pose fire risks.The US plane giant’s intervention is not without precedent in a global system that regularly allows manufacturers to chime in whenever safety rules are being interpreted in a way that might affect the rest of the industry. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...

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Partner Spotlight: Kayrros | Predicting Jet Fuel Consumption with FlightAware Data

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Kayrros discusses their partnership with FlightAware and how they are utilizing FlightAware's data for a new service that enables customers to track the consumption of jet fuel at the airport and operator levels worldwide daily. (blog.flightaware.com) More...

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PAL Aerospace, De Havilland Canada Jointly Developing Dash 8 P-4 MPA

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PAL Aerospace and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) on February 25 announced the establishment of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to jointly pursue the development of a fully missionized Dash 8-400 aircraft, called the “Dash 8 P-4” for maritime patrol (“MPA”), intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (“ISR”), as well as other applications. Modified with auxiliary fuel tanks, the Dash 8 P-4 will have superior range, endurance, and time-on-station. (www.navalnews.com) More...

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How Concorde Was Able To Fly Supersonic

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Today marks a very special anniversary in aviation history. 52 years ago today, on March 2nd, 1969, Aérospatiale and BAC’s iconic supersonic airliner known as ‘Concorde’ took to the skies for the first time. (simpleflying.com) More...

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UAL1175 Interview with Pilot Video

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Juan Brown, of the Blancolirio channel has this great interview with the Pilot. The same plane became the back up with the most recent PW4000 failure over Denver (www.youtube.com) More...

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WestJet CEO Labels Nav Canada Price Hikes ‘Scandalous’

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Today, WestJet’s CEO Ed Sims publicly expressed his displeasure regarding the price hikes his airline has had to deal with from Canadian Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), Nav Canada. (simpleflying.com) More...

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Lego Version of Top Gun Movie Trailer Is Pretty mpressive

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Guy spends 3 months making an exact copy of the Top Gun Maverick trailer with legos instead of Tom Cruise. (www.avgeekery.com) More...

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Austrian Airlines Wishes Its First Boeing 767 Goodbye

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Flag carrier Austrian Airlines (OS) announced Wednesday the retiring of its first Boeing 767 plane, which is on its way to its new owners. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Today in Aviation: First Flight of the Concorde

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Today in Aviation, the Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde, the British–French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner icon, first flew in 1969. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Alaska Airlines Goes to the (737) MAX!

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Today, Seattle-based Alaska Airlines (AS) began revenue service with the Boeing 737 MAX 9 (N913AK), nine years after placing its initial order. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Frontier Airbus deiced incorrectly

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A Frontier Airlines plane was supposed to be deiced prior to takeoff from Nashville The deicing company informed the crew that the aircraft was deiced and clear of contaminants Upon reaching the runway, a flight attendant noticed there was still a significant buildup of snow and ice on the wings, and informed the pilots The plane returned to the gate, at which point it was discovered that there was about a foot of snow on the wings Apparently the deicing company had run low on deicing fluid,… (onemileatatime.com) More...

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Ryanair Joins SAF 'Fueling Flight Initiative'

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Ryanair (FR) today announced it has joined the 'Fueling Flight Initiative' to support the implementation of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF). (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Delta Air Lines Adds New Routes, More Destinations

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Delta Air Lines (DL) is expanding its network with several additional routes and leisure destinations to challenge its biggest competitors. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Skunk Works Reveals Its Secret 'Speed Racer' Aircraft

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The star is Speed Racer, an uncrewed aerial vehicle that Lockheed’s legendary Skunk Works division built. Skunk Works is responsible for some of the most famous aircraft of all time, including the SR-71 Blackbird and U-2 Dragon Lady spy planes. Will Speed Racer someday join their ranks? (www.popularmechanics.com) More...

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USAF Proves Strike Eagles Can Carry 15 JDAMs

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The Air Force is testing new ways to use the F-15E Strike Eagle to deliver bombs. The 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron recently flew an F-15E with six Joint Direct Attack Munitions on a single side, potentially expanding the number of the bombs the aircraft can carry to 15. F-15Es are authorized to carry a maximum of nine JDAMs. However, expanding this amount would allow USAF to use the F-15E to deliver bombs to a forward location, where they could be offloaded, according to a 53rd Wing… (www.airforcemag.com) More...

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Airbus A321XLR’s Rear Fuel Tank Demands Special Fire-Protection Conditions

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Airbus’s A321XLR will be subject to special conditions proposed for the aircraft’s integrated rear centre tank, intended to ensure adequate protection from fire. (travelandaviation.com) More...

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Air Serbia Lands in Geneva after 36 Years

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Air Serbia (JU) has returned to Geneva after a 36-year hiatus. On March 1, a traditional water cannon salute welcomed flight JU470. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Norwegian Air reaches agreement to end 36 aircraft leases, court hears

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Norwegian Air has withdrawn requests to repudiate a total of 36 aircraft leases after reaching agreement with the lessors in question as part of a restructuring process, Ireland's High Court heard on Tuesday. The budget airline was late last year given protection from bankruptcy in both Norway and Ireland, where most of its assets are registered, and is aiming to emerge from the process with fewer aircraft and less debt. (www.yahoo.com) More...

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FedEx Integrates TNT, Lays Off up to 6,300 Staff

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The acquisition of TNT (3V) by FedEx (FX), and the integration of its network, has created operational and administrative redundancies. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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