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Like today in cybersecurity, the early days of U.S. air travel weren't regulated particularly closely. And there were a huge number of accidents. Only after public tragedies struck did changes occur. In 1931, a plane crash in Kansas killed legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne. And in 1935, U.S. ...

The decision will delay purchases of any aircraft for at least two more years and will have significant ramifications for Lockheed Martin, which increasingly appeared to be the favorite with its F-16IN Viper under the existing terms, as well the Indian Air Force. On Feb. 23, 2018, The Times of India first revealed ...
Master Sgt. Bartek Bachleda, 22nd Air Refueling Wing aircraft boom instructor, from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, won the inaugural Air Force Spark Tank competition cup at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium Feb. 22, 2018, in Orlando, Florida, for his KC-135 aircraft boom instructor ...
qantas.jpg (Image: Qantas). Qantas has revealed that it is rolling out Wi-Fi to its domestic fleet at a rate of around one aircraft per week, with the majority to be complete by the end of 2018. According to the Australian airline, it now has 22 Boeing 737 planes kitted out with the connectivity technology, or more ...

Pin Up Girl, one of Virgin Atlantic's shimmering Dreamliner aircraft, has just completed an 11-hour, 5,300-mile schlep from San Francisco, ferrying 264 passengers from the Golden Gate City, over Idaho's share of the vast Rocky Mountains, bisecting the wild heart of Canada and across Hudson Bay to tickle ...
New and upgraded flight instruments and radios breathe new life into 20- and 30-year-old aircraft. Square, digital, multifunction displays are steadily replacing old analog "steam gauges" found in older aircraft. Like the rest of the world, airplanes are largely trading dials and needles for electronic displays ...
Turboprop deliveries, however, declined to 563 airplanes, compared to 582 deliveries in 2016; a 3.3-percent decline, GAMA said. Piston airplane shipments showed strength, growing 6.5 percent to 1,085 units. "The 2017 year-end results were encouraging, especially with the delivery growth we saw in the ...
Iran's Aseman airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed all 66 people on board. By The Associated Press. Tehran, Iran -- Feb 18, 2018, 3:19 AM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Iran's Aseman Airlines spokesman tells state TV that airplane crash in southern Iran has killed ...
While Trump has pushed for a larger military since he was campaigning for president, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said more recently that the "real growth" in the military buildup begins with the now-unveiled fiscal 2019 budget. With this massive amount, the military is setting up contracts that will help ...
PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that a retail version of its Dart aircraft will ship in February, and is running a pre-order campaign for barebones (just the propeller module and two templates) ...
Andrew Cuomo during an airplane tantrum captured on video by a Rochester-area woman has been placed on leave, according to the state. ... a series of expletives when realizing her seat was in the back of the aircraft, leading Rundell to twice ask the woman not to use coarse language around her son.
Tehran, Iran -- An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. The Aseman airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near the remote mountain town ...
As she turned the aircraft around to continue the lesson, a small white drone appeared, the instructor told police. The instructor took the controls and after maneuvering away from the drone, the copter's tail hit brush or a tree as he attempted to land. The helicopter then fell on its side. The four-rotor drone ...
... U.S. aeroplane manufacturer Boeing Company said Friday that its new 737 MAX-9 aircraft has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration for commercial service. Boeing said in a statement that the amended type certificate issued by the U.S. aviation regulator affirms that the airplane's handling, ...
Some international airlines have created "kid-free" zones where customers can purchase seats without the risk of sitting next to a noisy child. But similar options are unlikely to appear on US airlines, as they would likely attract significant controversy.

I chose the airplane because it is fast and because it has Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 avionics. I had come to love those boxes while flying Part 135 in the Cessna CJ3. During my initial operating experience as a first officer at JetSuite, check airman Fred Pollino told me that everything would settle in ...
Andrew Cuomo during an airplane tantrum captured on video by a Rochester-area woman has been placed on leave, according to the state. ... a series of expletives when realizing her seat was in the back of the aircraft, leading Rundell to twice ask the woman not to use coarse language around her son.
Andrew Cuomo during an airplane tantrum captured on video by a Rochester-area woman. ... was the last to originally board the plane and used a series of expletives when realizing her seat was in the back of the aircraft, leading Rundell to twice ask the woman not to use coarse language around her son.
The Saab Swordfish -- based on a Bombardier Global 6000 body -- would likely be another contender for the potential maritime surveillance aircraft buy from NATO allies. The company has marketed the plane as having four "NATO-compatible hardpoints" that can accommodate up to six lightweight ...
A helicopter's crash landing in South Carolina this week may have been triggered by a civilian drone, which would make it the first drone-related crash of an aircraft in the U.S.. The incident on Wednesday involved a student pilot and an instructor, both of whom told investigators that a small drone appeared ...
airplanes make a lot of noise. And some ... His district includes Beacon Hill, and he's a founding member of a House caucus that focuses on aircraft noise. "But there's a lot more ... The Federal Aviation Administration does have rules already in place about airplane noise disturbing communities. It requires ...
CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" Thursday that "by the end of the decade" the aerospace and defense giant "will be building more than 900 airplanes a year." Last year Boeing delivered a record 763 commercial aircraft, which is around one new plane every 11½ hours, and ...
Last week, Neutral milk Hotel's 1998 album In the Aeroplane Over the sea turned 20. It's a record with a strange lifespan. At the end of the '90s, it was merely an indie-rock release during a time when there were a lot of good indie-rock releases. But there were things about NMH that made them stand out ...
The executive jets and helicopter are part of TVA's overall aircraft fleet of nine active helicopters, airplanes and jets (plus a King Air 350 plane that TVA bought for $6.5 million and is now for sale). TVA employs five full-time pilots and aircraft supervisors and spends millions of dollars a year to operate its own ...
An aircraft interior modification and refurbishment specialist is to create 28 jobs at its Shannon operations over the next two years. ... The company will now offer its growing customer base aircraft interior refurbishment and modification services including, full cabin reconfiguration, aircraft seats and support ...
... and was falling with up to 22,000 feet per minute, according to Flightradar24, which tracks airplane traffic across the globe. The tracking service said the flight involved a seven-year-old Antonov An-148 aircraft. Russia's Investigative Committee said all possible causes for the crash were being looked into.
On his 1996 debut album, On Avery Island, and its just-released sequel, In the Aeroplane Over the sea, Neutral milk Hotel main man Jeff Mangum simultaneously tunes in the Beach Boys' "Caroline No" and the Beatles' "Yellow submarine," and rewrites both kid-pop masterworks in the process. He doesn't ...
The Nigerian Civil aviation Authority (NCAA) has dismissed claims by Air peace that its aircraft was burgled. The air carrier had claimed that the rear cargo hold of its Flight 7138 holding for departure on Runway 18R of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos was opened by thieves on February 8. But the ...
Saturday marked the 20-year anniversary of genre-revolutionizing album "In the Aeroplane over the sea" by Neutral milk Hotel. Two decades later, "Aeroplane" still manages to influence indie music and capture unique facets of the human experience. "One of the best feelings in the world is when you read ...
MARANA, AZ - From a distance, you can see the tails of the jumbo jets stick out like a mirage in the desert. Many wonder what all those aircraft are doing just sitting there in Marana, Arizona. Most will tell you it's a boneyard or graveyard for old aircraft, and they'd be right, but there's more to the airpark than ...
Buy Now. Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Mark "Hambone" Hamilton is pictured with the EC-135 Looking Glass aircraft being restored at the Strategic Air ... will cost, especially given the museum's wish that the finished airplane be a walk-through exhibit with its critical components protected by glass windows.
Boeing seems to have had the better of that dispute, with both manufacturers now focusing their energies on aircraft like the 787 and A350, which ... Boeing Vice President and General manager Airplane Programs, Boeing Commercial airplanes Pat Shanahan speaks during an unveiling ceremony of the ...
Passengers took to social media to document their experiences aboard the Dana airlines aircraft Wednesday. Ola Orekunrin, a doctor from Lagos, tweeted that the "exit door fell off" the Nigerian airliner as they touched down in the city on their 6.48 am flight from Lagos to Abuja. She added that the door had ...
The market for new Part 23 and Part 25 general aviation airplanes has yet to see a return to the brisk sales levels recorded before the 2008 financial crisis, but slow deliveries can be blamed at least in part on the encouraging fact that many buyers say they are merely waiting for certification of new aircraft models that offer ...
Singapore -- The world's largest aircraft manufacturers have signalled a possible increase in output of their most popular passenger jets, highlighting their confidence about growth in demand for air travel. Although new orders have dwindled following a seven-year boom, executives at the Singapore ...
Honda aircraft is progressively ramping up production of its HA-420 HondaJet, as it works towards maximum annual output of 80 units. In 2017, the Greensboro, North Carolina-based manufacturer handed over 43 examples of its very light business jet, a significant increase on the previous year's figure of ...
Not to brag or anything, but we at Thrillist Travel know a great many things about airplanes: how to find a cheap one, how to poop on one, how to have sex on one, how to sneak on weed, the trials and tribulations of being a flight attendant. Yet every ... Airplane air is quite literally as dry the Sahara. You may ...
Ice accumulation on aircraft wings is a common contributing factor to airplane accidents. Most existing models focus on either ice that freezes as a thin film on the airfoil, or immediately after it impacts the wing. Researchers have announced a new model, accounting for a combination of these forms, that they ...
sea Vixen, XP924, performing a 'photo' pass for the 'official' hand-over to the Fly navy Heritage Trust at RNAS Yeovilton. By Lmgaylard via Wikimedia Commons. While the British boast a perfect record in world wars -- including a gritty victory over Germany's seemingly unstoppable Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain -- it is a ...
A navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft sits on the flightline prior to a training mission with patrol aircraft from the South Korean Navy in Busan, South Korea, March 30, 2014. The P-8A Poseidon is one type of Navy aircraft participating in the Singapore International Airshow held Feb 6-11, 2018, at the Changi ...
A pair of new scientific studies says it's often polluted with engine oil and other aircraft fluids, and can cause significant health problems for pilots and other crew ... The air we breathe on commercial airplanes, the study authors explain, is a combination of recycled air within the cabin (that we all inhale and ...
Tokyo -- Japanese authorities have warned international gold smuggling rings are becoming more sophisticated after cracking a scheme to conceal gold bars in aircraft toilets. police in Nagoya have arrested six people in connection with the latest in a growing number of smuggling attempts. The six men ...
The Su-25 jet was downed in a de-escalation zone in a suspected MANPAD attack. It was not immediately clear which militant group was really responsible for the attack, or how it had obtained the man-portable air-defense weapon. RT lists the other times during which Russian lives were lost and aircraft ...
But an airplane is different. If an assault occurs, it could be hours before the plane lands. Meanwhile, there's no brig. There are no onboard security officers trained to subdue a suspect. (As for air marshals, of the 7,000 or so flights I've worked as a flight attendant in the last three decades, fewer than 20 ...
Katy Von Treskow, left, traveling with her 5-year-old daughter, Madeline, uses a check-in kiosk at Los Angeles International Airport. A study found the surfaces of such kiosks are high in bacteria. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times). You don't have to be a germophobe to want to slip on rubber gloves when you ...
My sense is this off-market declaration is as much about deception and lack of transparency as it is about the lack of an aircraft listing. In this last example, perhaps an owner has let multiple brokers know that if he could sell the airplane for X amount, then maybe he would. In this case, the seller really has no ...
Cavalese cable-car disaster: it's 20 years since a US aircraft killed 20 people in the Dolomites and still no one accepts responsibility .... Not only is it a grave offence to damage a US aeroplane on manoeuvres. the crew is also learning what they sort of know already: not one soul has survived in the "we may ...
"Rather than do a combat demonstration, we have decided to work closely with industry to experiment with maintenance, data networking and sensors with the two most promising light attack aircraft -- the AT-6 Wolverine and the A-29 Super Tucano," Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said. "This will let us ...


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