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De Havilland Tiger Moth Steals the Show

Oct 09, 2012 No Comments

A de Havilland Tiger Moth from the 1930s was the focus of all eyes during a flyby at the Indian Air Force Day parade at the Hindon Air Force Station on the outskirts of New Dehli on Monday. The aircraft stole the show in the absence of aerobatic displays by the grounded Suryakiran planes and [...]

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Alaska Airlines: Operations Returning to Normal

Oct 09, 2012 No Comments

Alaska Airlines said flights were running close to normal late Monday after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than four hours, causing the airline and its regional carrier to cancel 78 flights, affecting nearly 7,000 customers. More than 130 other flights departed during the disruption, but some were delayed for as long [...]

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National Aviation Hall of Fame Ceremony to Stay in Ohio for 2013

Oct 09, 2012 No Comments

A ceremony that attracts air and space luminaries to mark the enshrinement of aviation pioneers and trailblazers will stay in Dayton, Ohio, in 2013. The National Aviation Hall of Fame Board of Directors decided the coveted ceremony dubbed “the Oscar’s night in aviation” will stay in the hometown of Wilbur and Orville Wright at least through [...]

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Sudan Military Plane Crashes Near Capital

Oct 08, 2012 No Comments

A Sudanese military plane carrying personnel and equipment to the strife-torn Darfur region crashed near the capital Khartoum on Sunday killing 15 people on board, the army said. The plane’s engine stopped working and the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing when it went down about 40 km (25 miles) southwest of the Khartoum [...]

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Group Aims to Build Aviation Museum in Spokane

Oct 08, 2012 No Comments

A nonprofit organization is gearing up for a campaign to create a new military and aerospace museum at Felts Field in northeast Spokane, Wash. The Spokane Airport Board recently approved a lease to allow construction of the museum on a 14,400-square-foot parcel on Rutter Avenue just west of the Felts Field terminal. Larry Krauter, chief executive officer for [...]

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Fly Montserrat Airliner Crash Kills Three

Oct 08, 2012 1 Comment

Three people have been confirmed dead while another is fighting for life at Mount St. John’s Medical Centre following Sunday’s horrific plane crash of a Fly Montserrat Britten-Norman Islander at VC Bird International Airport near St. John’s, Antigua. Among those dead are the pilot, Capt. Jason Forbes, and two passengers who were on board the Fly [...]

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Boeing Deliver First S.C.-Made 787

Oct 06, 2012 No Comments

Representatives from Air India took delivery on Friday of the first Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner made in South Carolina and the first manufactured outside Boeing Commercial Airplane’s headquarters in Washington state. The delivery marks another milestone in Boeing’s efforts to broaden its production base beyond Washington, where all of its other jets have been built. [...]

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St. Louis Pilot Crashes Plane…for Discovery Channel

Oct 06, 2012 No Comments

The airplane crashed in a Mexican desert, and it was perfect. That was the assessment from St. Louis, Mo., pilot Leland “Chip” Shanle Jr. of Webster Groves, whose Broken Wing company was hired by the Discovery Channel show “Curiosity” for an episode dealing with what happens during an airplane crash. The show will air at 8 p.m. Sunday on Discovery. A [...]

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