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KC-46 Flies Around The World Nonstop

A KC-46 from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing accomplished something no 767 or KC-46 has ever done before. On June 29th, the jet took off from McConnell Air Force base and flew west. It landed 45 hours later back at McConnell completing an around the world journey. (avgeekery.com) More...

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Sunclass A321neo Visual Approach & Takeoff at Rhodes

Our 3 cockpit film on Sunclass Airlines having previously filmed their Airbus A330-200 to Greece & A330-900 to Thailand. (www.youtube.com) More...

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Southwest Airlines Air Taxis May Soon Become a Reality

Southwest Airlines became the latest U.S. airline to join forces with eVTOL manufacturer Archer Aviation to bring electric taxis to California. Opening up access to 14 airports across the state, Archer and Southwest hope to improve travel times and decrease emissions through their partnership. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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How Hot Is Too Hot For Airline Operations?

If you are living in parts of Southern California, Nevada, or Arizona, you know its typiccally going to be hot this time of year. High temperatures in the 100s (F) are common. Last week though, high temperatures soared even higher than usual for this time of year. Palm Springs reached a new all time record high of 124 degrees Fahrenheit or 51.1 degrees Celsius. Las Vegas topped out at 120 degrees Fahrenheit this past weekend, breaking a record high for a city used to hot summers. When is it too… (avgeekery.com) More...

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Air Incheon to Expand Fleet with Boeing and Airbus Freighters

Air Incheon, soon to be South Korea’s second-largest freight carrier after acquiring Asiana Airlines’ cargo division, plans to consider both Boeing and Airbus freighters to upgrade its widebody fleet, according to CEO Stanley Seunghwan Lee. The acquisition, which is set to finalize once it receives the last of the regulatory approvals, will position Air Incheon as a major player in the cargo sector, operating out of Incheon airport—South Korea’s primary international hub and the fifth-busiest… (www.airguide.info) More...

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United Airlines Boeing plane loses wheel after takeoff from Los Angeles and lands safely in Denver

LOS ANGELES — A United Airlines Boeing jet lost a main landing gear wheel Monday while taking off from Los Angeles and later landed safely in Denver, the airline said. There were no reported injuries on the ground or on board Flight 1001, United said in a statement. “The wheel has been recovered in Los Angeles, and we are investigating what caused this event,” the statement said. (www.nbcnews.com) More...

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Boeing Close to Securing Major 777X Jet Deal with Korean Air

Boeing is on the verge of sealing a deal with Korean Air for up to 30 of its 777X jets, valued between $4 billion and $6 billion, with the agreement potentially being finalized at the upcoming Farnborough Airshow in July. This development follows Korean Air’s recent purchase of 33 A350 jets from Airbus, Boeing’s chief competitor. (www.airguide.info) More...

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Maersk Air Cargo receives first 777 freighter aircraft

Maersk Air Cargo is launching Denmark-China service with a 777 freighter. (www.freightwaves.com) More...

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Starliner return from ISS still on indefinite hold

Five weeks into an eight-day mission, there is still no firm date for a return of Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule from the International Space Station… (earthsky.org) More...


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