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FAA Adds Boeing 787 jets to Anti-Ice System Concerns

The Federal Aviation Administration has raised new concerns about the anti-ice systems on Boeing 787 jets. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Qantas First A220s Enter Commercial Service

Qantas Airways' new Airbus A220 operated the inaugural Melbourne to Canberra QF1266 service this morning. (airwaysmag.com) More...

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Delta Pilot Charters Entire A330 for Retirement Send-Off

One captain took his retirement flight to a whole new level. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

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FAA Report Slams Boeing's Safety Culture as 'Inadequate and Confusing'

On February 26, U.S. regulators released an assessment of Boeing's safety measurements and company culture. The report pressured the company since it had already dealt with the aftermath of the Alaska Airlines incident in January and the two fatal crashes in 2018 and 2019 involving the 737 MAX 8 jet. The expert panel stated, "A lack of awareness of safety-related metrics at all levels of the organization." (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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FAA to Implement Final Rules for Most Large Aircraft to be Built

As part of the United States Aviation Climate Action Plan – which strives to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions for United States Aviation by 2050 – the Federal Aviation Administration announced earlier this month its final rules to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from most large aircraft in U.S. airspace. The new rules go into effect on April 16, and requires aircraft built after January 1, 2028 to incorporate more fuel efficient technologies. The rule applies to aircraft of certain… (www.jdsupra.com) More...

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CycloTech Raises €20 Million in Funding for its Innovative Aviation Propulsion System

Austrian aviation technology company CycloTech recently secured €20 million ($21.6 million) in financing to develop its flight propulsion technology. The investment was announced on February 28, only a few weeks after the company announced plans to raise funding. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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Dad with travel and aviation passion builds 737 flight simulator in his garage, took him 3 years

A man is living out a lifelong dream now that he's finished his 737 flight simulator creation after three years of hard work. Meet Alberto Paduanelli — a 43-year-old father of two and current medical device auditor from Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire, England. Paduanelli recently completed a life-sized flight simulator, something he'd wanted to do for over 20 years. (www.foxnews.com) More...

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Do you know how to fly safely? The 'why' behind airline safety rules | Cruising Altitude

I fly a lot and it always drives me crazy when people aren’t following the safety instructions on planes and it got me thinking: maybe some travelers just don’t know why the rules and guidelines for what to do on airplanes are in place. Regular flyers have heard the safety briefing a thousand times but may never have looked under the hood at the reasons behind every instruction. Two things in particular always stuck out to me: why does it matter if you put your own oxygen mask on before helping… (www.usatoday.com) More...

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Boeing Board Blocks Shareholder Push to Bring HQ Back to Seattle

Boeing’s board has killed a longshot shareholder proposal that the company move its headquarters back to Seattle. The proposal was put forward to be voted on this spring at Boeing’s annual general meeting by 83-year-old Walter Ryan, a retired Chicago business owner, corporate gadfly and stock market investor who owns 10,000 shares in the company. (www.seattletimes.com) More...

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When a Wing Comes Apart

Or, more accurately, when it doesn't. Ask the Pilot takes a look at the UAL 757 incident. (askthepilot.com) More...

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Ampaire Completes First 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel Test for Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

Ampaire has achieved its first ground test utilizing pure 100% ASTM D7566 Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) produced from electricity and carbon dioxide with their partner Dimensional Energy. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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Bad Weather Prompts Qantas To Swap A Boeing 737 For An Airbus A380

Severe weather in Sydney caused Qantas to consolidate multiple Boeing 737 flights onto an Airbus A380 for the Melbourne - Sydney route (simpleflying.com) More...

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World's First Intercity Air Taxi Flight Travels From Shenzhen to Zhuhai, Operated by AutoFlight

German-Chinese electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) startup AutoFlight completed the world's first electric air taxi demonstration flight between two cities. The flight went from Shenzhen to Zhuhai in China's Guangdong province on February 27. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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Tool Found At LAX In Qantas Airbus A380 Engine After 1 Month Missing

Australian investigators have disclosed that mechanics found a tool inside a Qantas Airbus A380 engine after it has been missing for a month at LAX. (simpleflying.com) More...


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