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Icon Aircraft Accident near Clearwater, FL: Preliminary NTSB Report

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On November 7, 2017, about 1204 eastern standard time, an amphibious, light sport Icon Aircraft, Inc., A5 airplane, N922BA, impacted open water in the Gulf of Mexico while maneuvering at low level near New Port Richey, Florida. (app.ntsb.gov) Altro...

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus for A380 retrofit programme

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14 aircraft currently in service to receive airline’s new cabin products (www.airbus.com) Altro...

US Probing Additional Runway Incidents at SFO

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FAA recorded 1,704 runway incursions in the FY just ended, including the recent ACA incident. FAA is looking into two additional incursions at SFO. Given the number of daily flights nationally, is 1,704 a relatively large number? (www.sfchronicle.com) Altro...

American Boeing 787 Dreamliner near Quebec City on Nov 8th 2017, cracked windshield

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An American Airlines Boeing 787-900, registration N828AA performing flight AA-48 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 155 passengers and 12 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 160nm northeast of Quebec City,QC (Canada) when the crew declared emergency reporting a cracked left hand windshield. (www.aeroinside.com) Altro...

Airbus A350-1000 Features Automated Rapid-Descent Capability

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Airbus has incorporated an automatic emergency descent function into the newly-certified A350-1000, which it intends to introduce into the smaller -900. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Boeing's '797' takes a big step toward becoming reality

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The aerospace giant has named a chief project engineer to oversee the formation of what is likely to become its first all-new airliner since the 787 Dreamliner. The chief engineer on a new jetliner program is among the most important positions. (money.cnn.com) Altro...

Laughlin AFB TX Report T-38 Crash

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Air Force officials at Laughlin AFB TX have reported the loss of a T-38 aircraft. The accident is still being investigated and the fate of the crew is unknown (www.gosanangelo.com) Altro...

Small Airplane Lands Without Landing Gear at St. Mary's County Regional Airport

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A pilot successfully landed a small plane with defective landing gear at a Maryland airport Monday afternoon. (www.nbcwashington.com) Altro...

Wizz Air has just announced big expansion plans for London and five new routes to Cyprus, Slovakia and Estonia

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Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced plans to ramp up its presence at its London base in Luton, and unveiled five new routes spanning Cyprus, Slovakia and Estonia. (www.cityam.com) Altro...

Airbus A350-1000 Receives EASA and FAA Type Certification

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Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the A350-1000 has received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certified aircraft is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Incident: JAL B787 near San Francisco on Nov 19th 2017, electrical problems

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A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 787-800, registration JA822J performing flight JL-69 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Osaka (Japan), was enroute at FL340 about 100nm west of San Francisco,CA (USA) when the crew entered a hold reporting electrical problems. (avherald.com) Altro...

New air traffic control technologies are essential to improve safety

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The chief of an air traffic control representative body has called on operators to take advantage of the opportunities offered by new technologies to improve aviation safety. (www.airguideonline.com) Altro...

Air China received its first Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

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Boeing’s partnership with Air China dates back to the 1970s. Air China’s fleet includes seven Boeing 747-8s, 26 777-300ERs, 11 787-9 Dreamliners and more than 140 Next-Generation 737s. (www.airguideonline.com) Altro...

Airbus secures EASA certification for A350-1000

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Airbus has secured European certification for the A350-1000 just three days shy of the first anniversary of the twinjet's maiden flight. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

Aerolíneas Argentinas Set to Receive Latin America’s First Boeing 737 MAX 8

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CEO Mario Dell’Acqua said Aerolíneas Argentinas will take delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 Nov. 29. The aircraft will make its first commercial flight Dec. 1. (atwonline.com) Altro...

Aeromexico to Move Towards Delta Transatlantic Joint Venture in 2018

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Aeromexico expects to take steps towards joining partner Delta Air Lines’ transatlantic joint venture in the second half of 2018, and does not rule out being part of Delta’s pending transpacific partnership with Korean Air. (www.flightglobal.com) Altro...

LOT Polish Airlines to launch first direct flights between Singapore and Poland

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LOT Polish Airlines will launch the first direct flights between Singapore and Poland in May next year, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said on Friday (Nov 17). (www.channelnewsasia.com) Altro...