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Incident: LOT B787 over Mediterranean on Feb 27th 2017, engine vibrations

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A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-800, registration SP-LRF performing flight LO-6523 from Warsaw (Poland) to Mauritius (Mauritius), was enroute at FL370 over the Mediterranean Sea about 100nm northwest of Alexandria (Egypt) when the crew decided to turn around and return to Warsaw due to engine vibrations (avherald.com) Más...

United adds Chicago-Champaign flights as part of domestic push

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Some of United Airlines' newest destinations from Chicago — Champaign, Columbia, Mo., and Rochester, Minn. — don't sound like travel hot spots. But they're part of United's push to win back market share in its domestic hubs, including O'Hare International Airport, lost during the airline's years as a "docile competitor," said United President Scott Kirby. (www.chicagotribune.com) Más...

SpaceX announces plans for flight to moon

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SpaceX plans to launch two private citizens on a flight around the moon next year, a bold mission that will be the first to carry humans beyond low-Earth orbit since the Apollo moon program. (www.spacex.com) Más...

No Survivors in Southern Utah Crash

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The bodies of a Sandy man and his two children were found Monday after a search located the wreckage of a plane that was reported missing Sunday morning, police said. (www.ksl.com) Más...

Ground Broken On New $1.6B Terminal At LAX

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Construction has begun on a new $1.6 billion terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city leaders helped break ground Monday on the Midfield Satellite Concourse, which will connect to the Tom Bradley International Terminal via an underground tunnel. The 750,000-square-foot terminal will include 12 gates and a new baggage system, as well as restaurants and shops. It’s scheduled to be completed in 2019. Garcetti’s office says construction of… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Más...

NASA starts wind tunnel tests for its quiet supersonic jet

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NASA's plans for a quiet supersonic jet, the QueSST, just became tangible: the agency and Lockheed Martin have started wind tunnel tests for the future X-plane. It's a scale model at this stage, but it will be subjected to winds as high as Mach 1.6 (950MPH) to gauge both its aerodynamic performance as well as parts of its propulsion system. The tests should run until the middle of 2017. Whether or not QueSST moves beyond these tests will depend on funding approval. If it does get the go ahead,… (www.engadget.com) Más...

Small Plane Crashes Into Reservoir

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LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A small plane crashed into a reservoir in Larimer County Monday morning. (denver.cbslocal.com) Más...

Turkmenistan Airlines #T5429 continued its route to Birmingham with dead body on board, after diversion to Volgograd

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Yesterday, Turkmenistan Airlines flight #T5429 (Boeing-757 reg. EZ-A011) en route from Ashgabat (Capital of Turkmenistan) to Birmingham made an emergency landing in Russia’s southern city of Volgograd over the death of a passenger. (www.airlive.net) Más...

Local procedures - The Potential Dangers

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I found this to be an interesting blog post on the potential hazards of being unfamiliar with local procedures, and debating whether these exceptions from FAA-established procedures should be allowed. (generalaviationnews.com) Más...

Warren Buffett: I like airlines because they just 'got a bad century out of the way'

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These aren't last century's airline companies, and that's why legendary investor Warren Buffett is spending money on them. "It's true that the airlines had a bad 20th century. They're like the Chicago Cubs. And they got that bad century out of the way, I hope," Buffett said Monday on CNBC's "Squawk Box." "The hope is they will keep orders in reasonable relationship to potential demand." Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway revealed late last year in an SEC filing it had… (www.cnbc.com) Más...

AirBerlin flight makes emergency landing in Daytona

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An Air Berlin Airbus A330-200, registration D-ALPC performing flight AB-7416 from Dusseldorf (Germany) to Cancun (Mexico), was enroute at FL360 about 120nm northeast of Daytona Beach,FL (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted the aircraft to Daytona Beach. The aircraft landed safely on Daytona Beach's runway 25R, vacated the runway, the pilots were talking without oxygen masks once on the ground and taxied the aircraft to a near by stand, where emergency services checked… (avherald.com) Más...

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