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China's only operational aircraft carrier -- the Liaoning -- and an unspecified number of ships conducted anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training that included detecting enemy aircraft with radar and launching jets and anti-aircraft missiles, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday.
A man who allegedly touched a woman without her permission onboard an American Airlines plane was shocked with a stun gun 10 times before police finally dragged him off the aircraft and arrested him Sunday night, according to the Miami-Dade police Department. And multiple passengers captured ...

Rohrabacher proposes amendments to FAA's annual bill intended to ease airplane noise in O.C. ... The four noise amendments would require that airplanes fly at the highest safe altitude possible within 20 minutes of approaching an airport and fly farther out over the ocean after takeoff before turning ...
A man who allegedly touched a woman without her permission on board an American Airlines was tased 10 times before police finally dragged him off the aircraft and arrested him Sunday night, according to the Miami-Dade police Department. And multiple passengers captured the violent altercation ...
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP ---- A single-engine plane that crashed into Lake Aeroflex at Kittatiinny Valley State Park on Monday morning is expected to be pulled out of the water sometime today, authorities say. The pilot, identified by Chief Eric Danielson of the Andover Township Police Department as ...
A small airplane made an emergency landing in Perinton on Monday night, and federal investigators are now looking into whatever airborne crisis forced the pilot ... According to the plane's registry number and online FAA records, the aircraft is a 1980 Cessna A185F owned by John A. Roessel of Webster. farm

Above: Whitewater Fire, 6 miles east of Idanha, Oregon. August 19, 2017. Inciweb photo. With smoke from the 2017 wildfires still fresh in the minds of Oregonians, the Oregon Department of Forestry is already gearing up for this summer's wildfires. The agency's Interim Fire Operations Manager Blake ...
An earlier Inspector General audit of only one of TVA's two jets and another turboprop airplane said TVA had not adequately demonstrated the need for its jets or justified its sole source purchase of one of its aircraft. The audit also found that TVA had not properly disclosed the value of aircraft trips ... consumer CEO
A Delta Air Lines passenger claims she was charged $500 for carrying an apple handed out on the plane through U.S. Customs. Crystal Tadlock, from Arvada, was flying from Paris back to the U.S. and was stopped by a Customs official, who searched her bag and found the fruit. Tadlock said ...
However, it's unlikely that passengers will ever walk into an airplane cabin and see rows of backwards seats. ... of the strain - therefore the seat itself, the fittings and the floor of the aircraft would need to be strengthened," David Learmount, operations and safety editor at FlightGlobal.com told the Telegraph.
BYRON — Stephen Tucker says we all have a natural curiosity about flight, whether it is birds or airplanes. So when the ... 3 in Byron. Throughout the year, EAA members take youths whom they know up in the air for rides and also hosts Young Eagle Rallies for first airplane rides at the Concord Airport.
Members of the public had the chance to run and walk on the runway at St. Louis Lambert International Airport during an airplane pull benefit for Special Olympics Missouri on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Teams competed for bragging rights for the fastest 12-foot drag of a 250,000 pound FedEx Airbus A300 ...
NewLeaf had previously operated via an indirect operating license, effectively selling seats that would be operated by Flair's aircraft. While NewLeaf had no issue selling tickets, it faced several legal challenges due to having to cancel scheduled flights and unpaid fees to several suppliers and consulting ...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - A piece of WWII history that also appeared in a well known movie is the first in the state to be recognized for its engineering. The Commemorative Air Force Rocky Mountain Wing celebrates the National Register Listing of one of their aircrafts--the TBM Avenger. The aircraft that ...
Airplanes may soon install sleeping compartments in the cargo area. Hugo Martin. By Hugo ... European aircraft builder Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace, one of the world's largest manufacturers of cabin interiors, have teamed up to develop and market passenger sleeping berths on planes. The catch: The ...
Ryanair has standard seats on planes, and has announced no plans to launch a stand-up saddle class. Experts in aircraft seating give the SkyRider side-eye. Just for a start, there are questions of safety if passengers are standing up during an accident. Overhead bin space would get smaller, as regulations ...
It is worth noting that Boeing's partnership with Saudi Arabia dates back more than 70 years. It began on February 14, 1945, when U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt presented a twin-engine Dakota DC-3 airplane (manufactured by Boeing's heritage company Douglas Aircraft) to King Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The Hellenic Air Force said it lost contact with its Mirage 2000-5 jet at 12.15 p.m., while the aircraft was about 10 miles northeast of Skyros, an island near the central Aegean. The pilot was identified as Capt. Giorgos Baltadoros, 33, a father of two children, and Defense Minister Panos Kammenos described ...
It's actually to make planes safer, as the aerospace giant is using the machines to help with visual checks of aircraft, “considerably reducing aircraft ... So as you can see, using drones in this way drastically reduces the inspection time, enabling the airplane to return to service more quickly while at the same ...
Flying somewhere sunny for spring break? Disease-causing germs love airplanes, but doctors from Kaiser Permanente Northwest have a few flying tips and tricks you can use to avoid contact with germs so you don't get sick on vacation. Fighting off contact with germs requires some essential and simple ...
Aviation Capital Group took delivery of its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The aircraft, a 787-9, is on a long-term lease to LOT Polish Airlines, and is the first of three of the type to be delivered from ACG's orderbook and leased to LOT Polish Airlines. The remaining two aircraft are scheduled to deliver to ...
How likely is it that you will catch the flu on a fully packed airplane during flu season? ... It also depends on whether you use the airplane's bathroom, what you touch and how carefully you wash your hands. ... They sat in the economy class cabin of single-aisle airplanes, most of them Boeing 757s.
In the run-up to the awards ceremony this April, the Crystal Cabin Awards judges have announced their list of finalists of the best aircraft cabin designs that you can already fly, as well as concepts which are bound to make the skies more comfortable. The big competition in the cabin concepts category will ...
Flying Colours Corp. has signed an agreement with Conair Group to modify six production Bombardier Q400MR aircraft to support multipurpose missions. Conair Group is a provider of fixed-wing firefighting aircraft. Flying Colours will perform the engineering, fabrication, installation, certification and ...
An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the "Stingers" of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 113 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security ...
The U.S. Aircraft Expo kicks off its 2018 season this weekend with a show at Hayward Executive Airport in Northern California that will feature dozens of general aviation aircraft and exhibits. The Expo has grown into a prime showcase for aircraft from leading manufacturers, with planned stops in seven ...
Diesels have long been associated with heavy machinery, trucks, generators, and ships—anything but airplanes, which require powerful, economical, and, above all, lightweight engines. But today, with a convergence of economic and environmental incentives, the diesel airplane engine is again becoming ...
On 10 transcontinental U.S. flights, researchers at Emory University chronicled the movements of individuals in the economy cabin on single-aisle aircraft and simulated the transmission of germs during flights based on these data. “With over 3 billion airline passengers annually, the in-flight transmission of ...
Two people were aboard the PA 32-R, a single-engine Piper aircraft when it went off the runway. There were no reports of injuries, said Kim Bridger-Hunt, a spokeswoman for the airport. Bridger-Hunt said the pilot called the airport's control tower at 12:46 p.m. to report an indicator light on in the cockpit.
A plane that prompted an emergency call for an 'aircraft in trouble' landed safely at the San Antonio International Airport Friday afternoon. The San ... At approximately 4:00pm today at San Antonio International Airport, an American Airlines plane made a precautionary landing due to a possible aircraft system malfunction.
All five Filipinos on board the six-seat plane were killed, and the crash killed four people on the ground, Plaridel police chief Supt. Julio Lizardo said by phone. The crash ignited a fire in a house that was hit by the aircraft, he said. Two other people on the ground were injured by burning debris, Lizardo said.
The Subscale Research Lab at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California recently introduced a new addition to their fleet of miniature aircraft. The not-so-small MicroCub is a Bill Hempel 60-percent-scale super cub, modified by Armstrong to support engineering campaigns focused on the ...
Boeing's 737 MAX 7, the newest, smallest version of its 50-year-old 737 passenger aircraft, completed its first successful test flight on Friday, putting it on ... as designed," Keith Leverkuhn, vice president and general manager of the 737 MAX program at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, said in a statement.
A senator is banning putting animals in airplane overhead compartments ... A story about a puppy dying in an overhead compartment on an airplane has made it to the halls of Congress. Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) proposed legislation — the Welfare of Our Furry Friends Act (WOOFF) — to ban putting live ...
The airplane passenger in front of you has rudely reclined into your already-cramped leg space. You grumble and passive-aggressively kick their seat. They yell at you: they're tired, they just want to sleep during the flight, so live with it, buddy! Which of you is the bad guy here? Neither, says Mike Rugnetta.
A "gold rush" started among residents in eastern Siberia after dozens of gold bars fell out of a cargo plane as it was taking off, according to Russian media. It happened at the Yakutsk airport in eastern Siberia on Thursday, according to Russia's state-run TASS news agency. The An-12 cargo plane was ...
The world has seen beer spills, pizza dough spills, syrup-coated highways, entire sandwiches, ham-related traffic jams, and even a truck full of eels accidentally dumped on to an Oregon highway, but a recent runway accident may have caused the most expensive spill yet. A plane was taking off in the ...
Michigan health officials are warning Detroit Metropolitan Airport visitors about an airplane passenger who was contagious with measles. The person was contagious upon returning to Michigan on March 6 after traveling abroad. Anyone who was in customs or baggage claim in the airport's north terminal ...
The Bionic Aircraft project is designed to minimize resource use across the complete aircraft life-cycle. Consortium members from six European countries are applying 3D printing to the challenge. This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation ...
Commercial aviation maintenance models have changed drastically over the last 20 years. New industry standards, shorter asset lifespans and a new generation of technologically advanced aircraft have constantly kept operators and maintenance providers on their toes. James Elliott, Director, MRO ...
Dr. Richard McGlaughlin was once again heading for Haiti in his Cirrus SR22 as he had done regularly in the two years since the deadly and devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake of 2010. This time his 25-year-old daughter, Elaine, was accompanying him on the medical supply mission. About 45 min.
According to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch, the 74-year-old had just arrived in the Island on an easyJet flight from Liverpool when she tripped on stairs placed at the rear of the aircraft and fell head first from around seven steps from the ground. The woman was initially tended to by a nurse who had ...
While instructors have flown the new planes, students have to wait until approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. Swedburg said he's hoping to have the aircraft ready to fly after spring break. “These aircraft will help to increase the systems training for the students so that they'll be able to work with ...
Eighteen animals died on United Airlines flights in 2017, a fatality rate substantially higher than that of other domestic carriers. Animals rarely die aboard planes. Of the 17 airlines surveyed for a recent Department of Travel report, only four reported pet fatalities and injuries. Two animals died aboard Alaska, ...
(CNN) — Picture the scene: You're on board a flight, and the view out of the window is stunning. You spot towering mountains and glistening blue lakes. You snap an Instagram photo, but when it comes to selecting a location tag, you realize you've no idea where you are. That's where new airplane app ...
Hyderabad: Indian airlines Jet Airways, SpiceJet Ltd and AirAsia India are planning to add new jets to their fleets as they look to expand in the world's fastest-growing aviation market, the carriers said on Thursday. Domestic Indian passenger traffic increased by 17.9 percent in January from a year earlier, ...
Emirates Airline appointed Egyptian Pilot Nevin Darwish to fly Airbus 380; the world's biggest commercial aircraft.. Egyptian Pilot Nevin Darwish will be the first Arab Egyptian female to be assigned flying the Airbus 380. Emirates Airlines shared a video on its official YouTube channel featuring Captain ...
March 9 marks the end of an incredible run for one of the most ground breaking and successful aircraft ever to take to the sky. It is the day when the United States Air Force will fly the last combat sortie for the iconic unmanned aircraft system (UAS) known as the MQ-1 Predator somewhere in the Middle East.
Vintage Ford Tri-Motor 'Tin Goose' airplane takes flight over Titusville this weekend .... The historic aircraft will continue its Florida tour from March 22-25 at Tallahassee International Airport, April 5-8 at Gainesville Regional Airport, and April 19-22 at Ocala International Airport before future visits in Georgia, ...
Vistara will place orders for new narrowbody and widebody aircraft by the end of 2018 as it plots a new aggressive growth phase. Speaking to FlightGlobal, chief executive Leslie Thng says that the carrier “does not have enough narrowbodies”. The widebodies he adds, will be put on medium-haul flights of ...


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