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Sun ‘N Fun 2017: What To See

This is a good article if you're headed to Sun 'N Fun and looking for a demo of Garmin's latest options in the cockpit. (www.garmin.com) More...

Global 7000 hits M0.995 in high-speed tests

Bombardier has flown the Global 7000 prototype at speeds up to Mach 0.995 five months after launching the flight test programme, the company says on 29 March. In becoming the largest business jet to come within five-thousandths of a Mach number below supersonic speed, the achievement shows the Global 7000 flight envelope is expanding. (www.theglobeandmail.com) More...

Emergency landing in Ohio leads to cocaine discovery, 2 Quebecers arrested

Two men from Mirabel, Québec, were charged Thursday in a U.S. federal court after authorities in Ohio discovered more than 90 kilograms of cocaine inside the small airplane they were flying in when it was forced to make an emergency landing in the United States. The plane landed at Ohio University Airport, in Albany, Ohio, Wednesday afternoon. According to Canadian aviation records, the plane is based in Lachute and is registered to Sylvain Desjardins, of Mirabel. (montrealgazette.com) More...

Ground collision at Singapore Changi Airport between Emirates A380 and Scoot 787 during the night.

A Scoot Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Emirates Airbus A380 came into contact in the early hours of Thursday (March 30) at Singapore Changi Airport. A Scoot spokesman said flight #TZ188, bound for Tianjin, China, was taxiing before take-off when the accident happened at 1.40am. All 303 passengers and 11 crew are safe and they were put on a replacement aircraft for a rescheduled flight at around 6am. The left wing of the Scoot plane came into contact with the Emirates aircraft. The damaged plane is… (www.airlive.net) More...

Air Canada Suing Airbus

HALIFAX -- Airbus's negligence contributed to a crash landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport two years ago, Air Canada claims in a lawsuit against the French aircraft manufacturer. (www.bnn.ca) More...

Stewardess helps to land Boeing 737 bound for Mallorca with 195 people on board

A brave air stewardess helped to land a German aircraft after the co-pilot passed out in the middle of a flight. A TUIfly plane traveling from Hannover to Mallorca was in French airspace when it got into trouble on October 11 last year, investigators say. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

Cristiano Ronaldo gets airport named in his honour … and a dubious bust

Local aiport in Madeira Islands named Aeroporto Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo: ‘You know how proud I am of my roots, my homeland’ (www.theguardian.com) More...

Embraer holds E195-E2 timeline after early first flight

Embraer's biggest passenger jet ever took to the skies more than three months ahead of schedule on Wednesday, giving the world's third-largest commercial planemaker more time to refine the aircraft before it enters service in early 2019. John Slattery, head of commercial aviation for Embraer, said in an interview that the Brazilian company was maintaining its delivery timeline after a "very successful" first flight for the E195-E2, which was originally scheduled for the second half of… (finance.yahoo.com) More...

American Airlines first officer dies during landing in New Mexico

An American Airlines first officer died Wednesday after becoming incapacitated during the last phases of landing at Albuquerque, New Mexico, two people familiar with the situation said. American Airlines Flight 1353, a Boeing 737-800 flying from Dallas-Fort Worth to Albuquerque, was 2 miles from landing when the captain declared... (www.aviationfigures.com) More...


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