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St. Maarten beach-goer throws ball at incoming aircraft

One week after a tourist lost her life at the airport in St. Maarten, another tourist was photographed throwing a ball at an incoming aircraft. (www.trymodern.com) More...

The U.S. Air Force Wants Permission to Shoot Down Civilian Drones

The head of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command wants permission to deal with civilian drones-including shooting them down-that threaten to interfere with flight operations. (www.airguideonline.com) More...

NASA Uploads Hundreds of Rare Aircraft Films to YouTube

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center is currently in the process of uploading hundreds of extremely rare films to YouTube. The center has uploaded roughly 300 of the planned 500 films that it will continue to put up over the coming months. They have everything from 1950s experimental aircraft like the X-3 Stiletto to 1960s Lunar Landing Research Vehicle tests to videos of the time that they intentionally crashed a Boeing 720 in 1984. (motherboard.vice.com) More...

PICTURES: UPS Airlines First Boeing 747-8F in Full Paint

UPS Airlines' First Boeing 747-8 Freighter aircraft has been fully painted and now awaiting flight (twitter.com) More...

United Airlines Announces Relaunch of Denver to London Route

In celebration of United's 80 years of service in Denver, the airline today announced the launch of daily nonstop seasonal service between Denver International Airport (DEN) and London's Heathrow Airport (LHR) beginning March 24, 2018 through October 26, 2018, subject to government approval. The new Denver flight will conveniently connect customers from nearly 80 domestic destinations to London. (newsroom.united.com) More...

This 30-Year-Old Pilot Says She is The Youngest Woman in The World to Captain a Boeing 777

Indian pilot Anny Divya claims to have become the youngest woman in the world to captain a Boeing 777. (www.businessinsider.com) More...

AirBaltic's Sixth CS300 Sets A New World Record

Today, on July 21, 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic has set a new world record as its newest CS300 turnaround for the first commercial flight took only 50 minutes after delivery from Canada. (50skyshades.com) More...

Delta, Air France/KLM and Virgin Atlantic to forge 'deeper alliance’ in $1.5bn deal

Delta buys 10% of Air France-KLM Group, while Air France takes a 31% stake in Virgin Atlantic, as the airlines eye a deeper alliance. (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

Pearson ground crew workers reject offer, begin strike

TORONTO — About 700 ground crew workers at Canada’s busiest airport went on strike Thursday night after they rejected a contract offer from their employer. (www.torontosun.com) More...


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