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US Army bans Chinese-made drone

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The U.S. Army reportedly will no longer use drones made by Chinese manufacturer DJI over security concerns. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Editorial: Air Canada, FAA hindered investigation of SFO near-miss

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The FAA, which was responsible for having only one air controller working traffic in the tower at the time, took more than 24 hours to notify the NTSB. The delay allowed Air Canada to use the plane for three flights in which the cockpit recorder was taped over multiple times. (www.eastbaytimes.com) 기타...

Fascinating timelapse video shows five-tonne Airbus jet engine being changed hours before take-off

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Virgin Atlantic has released a timelapse video of its engineers replacing a five-tonne engine worth millions of pounds on one of its aircraft just hours before it flew across the Atlantic. (www.telegraph.co.uk) 기타...

Flying DeLorean becomes a reality with DR-7

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The DR-7 is a commuter plane with autonomous capabilities and with an expected top speed of 240 mph or 385 km/h which can seat two. It certainly brings back some of those feelings you once felt when the DeLorean car was featured in the hit movie Back To The Future. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

‘Incredible’ Boeing Everett site turns 50 years young

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In May 1967, Boeing employees moved into a new factory built beside Paine Field near Everett, Wash. Thirteen months later, the group that became known in aerospace legend as “The Incredibles” rolled out the 747. (www.bellevuereporter.com) 기타...

Royal Jordanian is Latest Middle East Airline to Offer Paid Access to Lounges. Also Introduces Upgrade Bidding System.

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Royal Jordanian Airlines is introducing a paid access option for its business class lounge in Amman. The airline also plans to let economy class passengers bid for upgrades to business class (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Ryanair Accuses Lufthansa of Foul Play Over its Bid for airberlin. Is Etihad Airways to Blame?

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Ryanair is not happy with the proposed takeover of airberlin by fellow German carrier, Lufthansa. It says it's an "obvious conspiracy" and airberlin's demise is a "manufactured insolvency". Ouch. And then there's the possibility that Etihad Airways is involved as well. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Embraer promotes technology and services at LABACE 2017

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The Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil has received the latest innovations in technology, interior design and services that Embraer brings to the global executive aviation market. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) 기타...

Swiss Says Goodbye to the Avro “Jumbolino”

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Swiss International Airlines has retired its last Avro RJ100 regional jet. To mark the occasion, the airline flew the 15-year veteran aircraft on a special final flight between Geneva and Zurich. (airwaysmag.com) 기타...

Taxi at Large Airports Like a Pro

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An iPad can be a pilot's best friend during one of the most confusing parts of any flight: after landing at a busy, unfamiliar airport. (www.flyingmag.com) 기타...

Bombardier Delivers its First Challenger 350 Aircraft in Argentina

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Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today it delivered the first Challenger 350 aircraft to be based in Argentina, joining Bombardier's fleet of 122 Challenger aircraft in Latin America. Bombardier’s business jet fleet in Latin America is comprised of approximately 685 aircraft in service – spanning Bombardier’s full product portfolio of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. (www.bombardier.com) 기타...

The Ruler of Dubai Takes a Trip to the Airbus Plant in Hamburg to Personally Inspect the Next Emirates A380

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The ruler of Dubai spent a day in the Airbus manufacturing plant in Hamburg to take a look at the latest A380 set to be delivered to Emirates soon (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

U.K. Looks At Licensing Lasers

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British authorities are proposing to regulate the sale of laser pointers to curb attacks on aircraft. The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial has issued a “call for evidence” into possibly licensing the sale of small lasers. “Used irresponsibly or maliciously, these products can and do wreak havoc and harm others, with potentially catastrophic consequences,” said Business Minister Margot James. “That’s why we want to hear from business groups, retailers and consumers about the… (www.avweb.com) 기타...

9 Facts about the A380 Onboard Lounge Emirates Airline

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Watch: Nine fun facts about the Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge, the most popular social spot at 40,000 feet. (www.aviationfigure.com) 기타...

Endeavor Air to grow with 31 additional CRJs

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Ryan Gumm, President and CEO, Endeavor Air, announced an opportunity that grows the airline, strengthens its future, and signals another significant commitment from Delta Air Lines. (worldairlinenews.com) 기타...

First Delta A350

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Delta Airlines first Airbus A350, N501DN, departing from Detroit metro, DTW runway 22L. 8-14-17 (www.youtube.com) 기타...

Meggitt signs carbon/carbon brake deal with Airbus

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International aerospace and defense engineering group Meggitt plc (Christchurch, Dorset, UK) reported on Aug. 1 that it has finalized the terms of a long­-term supply agreement with Airbus whereby Meggitt will supply Airbus’ A321neos with its latest NuCarb carbon/carbon brake, and a new wheel specifically designed to improve the performance characteristics of the aircraft. (www.compositesworld.com) 기타...

Taking flight: How an Airbus jetliner is made in Mobile

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Later this year, Airbus executives expect to see the Final Assembly Line in Mobile hit a target rate of four jets per month. Here's how it all comes together. (www.al.com) 기타...

American’s $1.6bn investment on LAX

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A continued investment in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with more than US$1.6bn committed over the next five years to improve Terminals 4 and 5 was announced last week by American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Air Berlin files for Insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

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Air Berlin has filed for Insolvency after Etihad withdraws support, and is now in discussions with Lufthansa... (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

Singapore Airlines’ 787-10 to begin final assembly

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The first 787-10 that will be delivered to a Boeing launch customer will begin final assembly by early September 2017. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Delta adds 'Delta One' surcharge up to US$1,000 on A350 flights between US and Seoul

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Delta Air Lines will slug passengers booked into its new Airbus A350 Delta One business class suites with a surcharge as high as US$1,000 on a return ticket for travel between the USA and South Korea. (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

United 990 diverted

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Happened to be tracking the flight when UAL 990 diverted to CYYR approx 1:15 ADT. Seemed to be doing multiple turns over the Atlantic before turning to land at Goose Bay. (www.google.com) 기타...

Hondajet confirmed at LABACE 2017

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In addition to participating in Labace, the largest executive aviation fair in Latin America, the jet will pass through several Brazilian cities... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) 기타...

Would You Fly in a Pilotless Commercial Plane if it Meant a Cheaper Ticket?

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The world’s aviation industry will need to train and deploy more than 600,000 new pilots over the next 20 years. But, then again, the industry might be operating fleets of commercial jets flown by remote control. Those are the seemingly contradictory outlooks described in separate reports by aerospace giant Boeing and Swiss banking powerhouse UBS. (www.chicagotribune.com) 기타...

Santa Monica Firms Contract for Shorter SMO Runway

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The Santa Monica city council in California has agreed to a $3.5 million “guaranteed maximum price” contract to Aecom to shorten the runway at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) from 5,000 feet to 3,500 feet. The August 8 approval of the contract is in line with the city’s timeline to begin work on shortening the runway in October and complete the project by December 7, when new FAA charts are ready for release. (www.ainonline.com) 기타...

ATC Monitoring Eclipse Balloon Launch

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Pilots flying on the days leading up to the coming solar eclipse on Aug. 21 have surely planned already to cope with extra traffic near the path of totality, but they also need to be aware of a nationwide balloon launch that will take place along that path. Teams of students will release about 100 high-altitude scientific balloons from about 30 locations along the eclipse path, from Oregon to South Carolina. The balloons will carry instruments to about 100,000 feet, where they will send back… (www.avweb.com) 기타...

See What Happens When A Plane Violates Presidential Airspace | TODAY

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Each time President Trump spends a weekend away from the White House, there’s a massive military effort to protect him from threats… including from above. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen was given rare access to present a dramatic demonstration of how the Air National Guard keeps presidential airspace safe. (www.youtube.com) 기타...

Ryanair is Calling Time On Drunken Behaviour - And it Wants Airports to Play Their Part Too

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Europe's low-cost airline, Ryanair is putting the blame on airport bars for the behaviour of drunken passengers - but perhaps the airline is missing the point (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Airplanes without pilots: good for business, but for passengers?

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Boeing will start testing flights with unmanned cockpits next year, a technology presented as safer and which could save tens of billions of dollars to airlines according to a study by UBS. (www.airlinerpulse.com) 기타...

Flydubai receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

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The first Mid-East carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 stepped forward last week when Flydubai became the owner of the first of 75 of the advanced single-aisle aircraft it is adding to its fleet. (www.airguideonline.com) 기타...

Spy plane pilot in South Korea prepares for flight

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It's a dangerous job with lots of physical challenges. Pilots flying U2 spy planes out of South Korea have.... (www.bbc.co.uk) 기타...

Hate Basic Economy Fares? More Are Coming

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Buying airline tickets is getting even more dastardly: Basic Economy fares are spreading nationwide. (www.msn.com) 기타...

LATAM market opens on new domestic routes

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Implementation, started on July 20, reaches two more destinations of the airline in Brazil... (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) 기타...

British Airways announced a new service between Nashville and London

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Travelers in Tennessee will soon be able to enjoy nonstop flights to Europe, as British Airways announced a new service between Nashville International Airport and London Heathrow. Beginning in May, the flight will be the only nonstop service between the two cities. It will operate five days a week... (www.aviationfigures.com) 기타...

Pilot error caused fatal Icon A5 plane crash, NTSB says

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The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the Icon A5 crash that killed two Icon employees was caused by pilot error and not a problem with the aircraft. The final determination was a "failure to maintain clearance from terrain while maneuvering at a low altitude," the report states. The situation was caused by a "mistaken entry into a canyon surrounded by steep rising terrain while at a low altitude for reasons that could not be determined." (www.engadget.com) 기타...

This flight attendant had done nothing wrong, but customs agents still said, ‘We need you to pull down your pants’

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“And now,” said the Brazilian customs agent, “we need you to pull down your pants.” I stared at him, wide-eyed and disbelieving. “You need me to do what?” My eyes shifted to the other customs officer, hoping he would explain that this was just a cruel joke. Instead, his glare made my stomach churn. I had been hustled into a detention room at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport in Brazil, where I was facing a traveler’s worst nightmare: a customs strip search. Here’s what happened: (www.airlineboarding.com) 기타...

All Flights Grounded After FAA...Realizes That Man Was Not Meant To Fly

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Stress Relief from the ONION --> All Flights Grounded After FAA Officials Suddenly Realize That Man Was Not Meant To Fly. It gave me a good chuckle just when I needed one. Hope you enjoy. (www.theonion.com) 기타...

Jet Airways may stop first class in Boeing 777

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Jet Airways has 10 Boeing 777 planes, which it inducted during 2007-08, and it flies them to Amsterdam, Hong Kong and London. The aircraft has 346 seats in a three-class configuration (eight first class, 30 business class and 308 economy class). Plans for reconfiguration are being evaluated as the airline is due to pay off aircraft loan next year. The move is expected to bring down the ownership costs. (www.airlineboarding.net) 기타...

Watch: 1500th Boeing 777 Built: Celebrating the most popular twin-aisle airplane of all time

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It doesn’t seem that long ago that the Boeing 777 was introduced – when it took its first flight in 1994, and flew for United Airlines a year later in 1995 between Washington DC and London Heathrow. Well, the Boeing production line has been cranking the aircraft out, one at a time, with 1500th aircraft exiting the production line, and being readied for delivery to its customer. (www.aviationfigure.com) 기타...

Does Emirates Have a Steroid Abuse Problem Among its Cabin Crew?

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Emirates is about to change its drug testing policy to include anabolic steroids in response to "increased attention" (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) 기타...

Future flights: For its revolutionary aircraft design, Boeing takes inspiration from geese

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Migratory birds—Canada geese, more exactly—are inspiring a rethink at Boeing on the way planes fly, to eventually cut fuel expenses. Aircraft can get added buoyancy by lining up in a precise V-shaped formation, typical of migrating geese, behind a lead aircraft. (www.aviationrepublic.com) 기타...

The U.S. Air Force is Getting a 'New' F-22 Raptor

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A "new" F-22 Raptor is about to join the U.S. Air Force, nearly a decade after production of the world's most advanced jet fighter shut down. The fighter will be upgraded to current standards and used to test new tech that might someday equip F-22s flying from Hawaii to Syria. The F-22 was one of just 195 Raptors built between 1996 and 2011. In 2009, facing an economic recession and the pressures of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Obama Administration and Congress agreed to end… (www.popularmechanics.com) 기타...

Singapore Airlines' new Airbus A380 may not fly until early 2018

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Singapore Airlines' newest Airbus A380s – with all-new first class suites and business class seats – might not begin flying until as late as March 2018, the airline has confirmed to Australian Business Traveller. The superjumbo was previously hoped to take wing in October 2017, in time to mark the 10th anniversary of the A380's first commercial flight with Singapore Airlines on October 25, 2007.. (www.ausbt.com.au) 기타...

Miami Given First American Airlines 737 MAX Flight

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American Airlines has announced the first commercial flight for its upcoming Boeing 737 MAX 8. The flight, from Miami to Laguardia Airport, will operate on November 29th. Airways learned this news from an internal post at American Airlines. (airwaysmag.com) 기타...