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Technician Accidentally Sets off an F-16 Cannon Blows Up Another F-16

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A technician Accidentally Sets off an F-16 Cannon Blows Up Another F-16 at the Florennes Air Base on October 11. A technician in one of the F-16s accidentally hit the metaphorical big red button and activated its six-barreled Vulcan M16A-1 cannon. A F-16 had recently been fully fueled for a training run, and the bullets hit the gas tank. (jalopnik.com) More...

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Ryan Air Flight's Dramatic High Wind Take Off in Ireland

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High winds in Ireland characterized by Ryan Air as "normal" resulted in a very dramatic cross wind take off as one of their aircraft struggled to lift off, thankfully successfully, as a result of some very skillful piloting. (www.foxnews.com) More...

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United Airlines flight makes emergency landing

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A United Airlines flight from Florida to Newark, NJ, had to turn around roughly 10 minutes after takeoff because of engine failure (www.foxnews.com) More...

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Delta to debut A220 at New York LaGuardia

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Delta Air Lines will introduce the first Airbus A220 in North America at New York LaGuardia airport, making good on promises that the aircraft would initially fly from the Big Apple. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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Air India Express B737 suffers belly gash after striking wall

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An Air India Express Boeing 737-800 was diverted to Mumbai Chhtrapati Shivaji International airport after one of its wheels hit the boundary wall of Tiruchirappalli International Airport (www.flightglobal.com) More...

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This guy nails it!

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This is the most beautiful, technically perfect, serious X-wind landing I have seen in a long time. (twitter.com) More...

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In wake of noise complaints from Huntington Beach, JetBlue announces plans to retrofit jets to make them quieter

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JetBlue announced this week that it plans to retrofit its entire Airbus fleet with noise-reducing vortex generators by 2021, marking a victory for Huntington Beach residents who say the airline’s jet noise has harmed their quality of life. (www.latimes.com) More...

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Airbus Plans Range-Boosting Jet Before Boeing

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The A321neo is already nibbling away at the bottom end of the 220-to-270-seat market Boeing is targeting for the NMA -- also dubbed the 797 -- with the LR variant racking up orders from carriers like Air Transat that see it as the best prospect to replace the U.S. firm’s out-of-production 757 and the 767 on some trans-Atlantic routes. (www.bloomberg.com) More...

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FlightAware Announces Flight Tracking Coverage Growth

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FlightAware Now Provides 100% Global Flight Tracking From the Moment an Aircraft Powers on at its Origin to the Second it Parks at its Destination. (flightaware.com) More...

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Airbus plane modified in Filton to take off on world’s longest flight

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An Airbus plane which had its fuel tank modified by engineers in Filton is set to take off on the world’s longest flight. (www.bristolpost.co.uk) More...

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TSA outlines its plans for facial recognition on domestic flights

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The Transportation Security Administration is determined to make facial recognition and other biometrics a regular part of the airport experience, and it now has a roadmap for that expansion. The effort will start by teaming with Customs and Border Protection on biometric security for international travel, followed by putting the technology into use for TSA Precheck travelers to speed up their boarding process. After that, it would both devise an "opt-in" biometric system for ordinary… (www.engadget.com) More...

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Korean Air Boeing 747-8 at Chicago on Oct 10th 2018, could not retract landing gear

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A Korean Airlines Boeing 747-800 freighter, registration HL7624 performing flight KE-271 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Atlanta,GA (USA), was climbing out of Chicago when the crew requested to level off at 5000 feet due to a technical issue they were working on. (www.aeroinside.com) More...

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Scientists able to scare away birds around airport with googly eyes

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It's no secret that birds and airplanes do not mix, and scientists may have finally found a way to keep these two within safe distances of each other. (www.gatechecked.com) More...

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Delta looks to shift traffic from Tokyo to Seoul

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Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) is looking to route its Asian traffic increasingly through Seoul Incheon where it has a "fabulous" partner in the form of Korean Air (KE, Seoul Incheon) and away from Tokyo Narita, CEO Ed Bastian said at a Business Travel News conference. (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

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JFK Airport To Undergo Expansion

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LONDON – New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport is to undergo a major expansion, valued at around $13 billion. $12 billion of that price tag will come from private funds and will be used to construct two new terminal complexes. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Terrifying moment RAAF plane flies towards buildings

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Spectators are heard calling it '9/11' stuff as the plane pulls up at the last minute (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

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Delta to start scheduled A220 ops in mid-1Q19

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Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) has announced it will commence scheduled A220-100 operations with effect from January 31, 2019. The Georgia-based carrier has a total of seventy-five of the type on order from Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac). (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

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Pictures: First landing gear for Boeing 777X

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Boeing unveiled images of the first landing gear of the future 777X, whose inaugural flight is scheduled for next year. After the folding wing and the fuselage, Boeing now released images of the landing gear of the world's largest twin-engine widebody aircraft. (airlinerwatch.com) More...

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‘We’ve had a really good year.’ Here’s what’s ahead for Cessna’s newest, biggest planes

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A chunk of Textron’s 9,000 employees are immersed in developing the single-engine turboprop Denali and twin-turboprop SkyCourier, and certifying the Citation Longitude, its biggest business jet to date. (amp.kansas.com) More...

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FlightAware Launches Ground Coverage For Business Aviation

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Ready to Taxi notifies users when an aircraft powers on at its origin, taxis out, taxis in and parks at its destination FBO or airport. (flightaware.com) More...

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China to launch new stealth bombers able to fire missiles at US

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CHINA has announced its latest major military development, disclosing that its new-generation stealth bomber Hong-20 will finally take to the skies, as tensions between Beijing and the US reach a dangerous new level. (www.express.co.uk) More...

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FAA General Aviation ADS-B Rebate Program is Back!

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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has elected to restart the ADS-B rebate incentive program. The program originally ran from September 2016 through September 2017 and provided certain aircraft owners access to a $500 incentive for ADS-B equipage. (www.faa.gov) More...

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Scoot Boeing 787 Dreamliner near Perth on Oct 11th 2018, uncommanded engine shut down in flight

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A Scoot Airlines Boeing 787-900, registration 9V-OJE performing flight TR-16 from Singapore (Singapore) to Perth,WA (Australia), was descending towards Perth when the right hand engine (Trent 1000) shut down without command (www.aeroinside.com) More...

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China Airlines Boeing 737 at Kaohsiung on Oct 16th 2018, burst both left main tyres on landing

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A China Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration B-18652 performing flight CI-712 from Manila (Philippines) to Kaohsiung (Taiwan) with 98 people on board, landed on Kaohsiung's runway 09 (length 3150 meters/10,340 feet) but burst both left hand main tires on roll out. The aircraft became disabled about 2100 meters/6890 feet past the runway threshold. (www.aeroinside.com) More...

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Cyprus Carrier Cobalt Air Ceases Operations

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Cypriot carrier, Cobalt Air, has gone under bankruptcy protection following struggling conditions in both the Cypriot and international market. Up to 350 jobs are going to be lost. The carrier, which has lasted for a total of two years and four months, will now enter administration proceedings. In a statement, the carrier emphasised that all operations were ceasing as of 23:50 local time on October 17, 2018. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Southwest balks at American's new idea for Cuba routes

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Southwest ripped American's proposed rule change that would alter how U.S. airlines handle their routes to Cuba, calling the idea "unprecedented" in an Oct. 10 regulatory filing. The U.S. opened up the Cuban market a few years ago and allowed airlines to apply for routes. Only 20 daily routes to Havana were allocated to U.S. airlines. Both American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) and Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) were granted routes. When an airline is awarded a route, it's… (www.bizjournals.com) More...

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Air Canada's near miss last year was almost 'worst accident in history'

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This is the one in which Air Canada almost landed at SFO on a taxiway where four planes were waiting to take off (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Larry Page's air taxi company cuts a deal with Air New Zealand

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Remember Google co-founder Larry Page's other "flying car" project that's based in New Zealand? It's called Cora, and is being developed by Zephyr Airworks to provide an autonomous VTOL-capable flying vehicle. Now the local airline Air New Zealand has signed an agreement that "signals the intention to form a long-term relationship" to build the world's first autonomous air taxi service. That's a tall order, considering how many others, like Uber Elevate, are working on… (www.engadget.com) More...

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Hola, Norwegian Air Argentina: First Flight Launched From Buenos Aires

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Norwegian’s latest subsidiary, Norwegian Air Argentina, started operations on October 16, 2018. The first flight, DN6022, departed from Buenos Aires to Cordoba at 07:30 local time, landing just over an hour later. Argentina is the sixth domestic market in the Norwegian Group’s network. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Overland aircraft on fire at Lagos Airport

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An aircraft belonging to Overland Airways, parked inside Overland Air hangar at the domestic wing of the Muritala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, is currently on fire. It is believed the plane was being serviced when it caught fire. The inferno also spread to other aircraft, causing damages estimated to be worth millions of dollars. (dailypost.ng) More...

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Sky Battles: Fighting Back Against Rogue Drones

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Rogue drones have nearly caused air accidents, have been used as offensive weapons, to deliver drugs to prisoners, and to spy on people. So how can we fight back? (www.fliegerfaust.com) More...

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Rockwell Collins And FlightAware Join Efforts To Offer Aireon Space-Based ADS-B Flight Tracking To Business Aviation Operators

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Rockwell Collins, in collaboration with FlightAware, will offer Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance—Broadcast (ADS-B) flight tracking to its business aviation customers. (www.prnewswire.com) More...

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Avianca Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Buenos Aires on Oct 14th 2018, slats problem

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An Avianca Boeing 787-800, registration N786AV performing flight AV-88 from Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina) to Bogota (Colombia), was climbing out of Ezeiza's runway 29 when the crew reported problems with the slats, stopped the climb at FL150, dumped fuel (www.aeroinside.com) More...

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Pallas Aviation becomes first LM-100J aircraft operator

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Lockheed Martin introduced Pallas Aviation as the first LM-100J commercial freighter operator on Thursday. (dcnewsroom.blogspot.com) More...

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Ground Broken On $1.6B Renovation Of American Airlines Terminals At LAX

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — City officials broke ground Wednesday on a $1.6 billion renovation of the American Airlines terminals at Los Angeles International Airport. The upgrades projected over the next 15 years by American Airlines include unified passenger check-in and baggage claim areas, improvements to the check-in facilities in Terminal 5, centralization of the terminals’ security screening checkpoint and connecting the terminals on both sides of the building. (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

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JetBlue to retrofit Airbus fleet with vortex generators

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The small devices disrupt wind over ports on the wing which can produce a “whistling” tone during approach into an airport. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

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911 caller thinks an Army vet’s Halloween display is a real plane crash

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Pickerington, Ohio - There’s a Halloween display so scary that somebody called 911. IViolet Township Fire and the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a home with an upside-down ultra-light in the front yard. The first responders quickly realized it was a Halloween decoration. (abc6onyourside.com) More...

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Turkish Airlines Mulls Istanbul – Mexico City Route

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Turkish Airlines hopes to conclude agreements and permits that will allow them to reach Mexico City, the airline’s 231st international destination, reinforcing its status as the airline with the broadest international network. This would be the first nonstop route between Mexico City and Istanbul. However, it was detailed that the flight might stop at Cancun International Airport. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Incident: Canada A320 at San Francisco on Jul 7th 2017, NTSB update Sep 25, 2018anding

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Incident: Canada A320 at San Francisco on Jul 7th 2017, lined up with taxiway for landing On Sep 25th 2018 following the board meeting the NTSB released the findings and probable cause (the final report will be released in due time and summarized as usual by the AVH): (avherald.com) More...

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India's IndiGo eyes wide-bodied aircraft from Airbus, Boeing: executive

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By Stanley Carvalho ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Indian airline IndiGo on Sunday said wide-bodied aircraft are an “aspiration” and talks with manufacturers are ongoing but there is no firm timeline amid difficult market conditions in the Indian market. The budget airline, owned by InterGlobe Aviation , faces fierce competition in the very price sensitive Indian market where carriers are struggling to remain profitable despite filling 90 percent of their seats and rising demand. IndiGo recently reported… (www.yahoo.com) More...

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Delta is getting travelers to shell out more for seats

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Delta Air Lines' fuel bill surged in the last quarter and travelers were willing to pick some of the tab. Higher airfares and brisk sales of seats in premium sections of the plane like business and first class helped the second-largest U.S. airline offset its fuel costs as it posted record revenue and profits that topped Wall Street's expectations for the three months ended in September. (www.cnbc.com) More...

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AirAsia X is coming to Avalon Airport on December 5

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AirAsia X On December 5, 2018 will launch new twice-daily Australian services to Avalon Airport (AVV) from Kuala Lumpur. The first departure from Avalon Airport will be on December 5. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

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Flights grounded, passengers stranded as unions shutdown Lagos airport

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Hundreds of passengers were on Wednesday stranded as protesting members of the aviation unions shutdown operations at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, operated by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unions embarked on the protest alleging BASL’s sacking of 20 employees who indicated interest to unionise. The protesting unions are the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria… (dailypost.ng) More...

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