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Climb Aboard the Polaris MiG-29 for a Look at Their Astronaut Jet Training

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Later this year, Polaris Dawn will launch on a private spaceflight with SpaceX from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. We caught up with commander Jared ROOK Isaacman, and went flying in the Polaris MiG-29 for a look at their astronaut jet training. The mission will lift-off from historic pad 39A atop a Falcon 9 rocket, on the Crew Dragon spacecraft “Resilience”. It will be quite a mission, and help further humanity’s reach for the stars while raising money for their charitable cause, St… (avgeekery.com) More...

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Blast from the past: FlightAware’s Terrestrial ADS-B Network

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This blog was posted back in 2021. Since then, we've added many new receivers and have seen increased interest in FlightAware's ADS-B Network. With this in mind we updated some aspects and wanted to reshare the content. In addition, we have new posts in the works that go deeper into the technical aspects of ADS-B engineering at FlightAware, so stay tuned! - Eric T. How It Started In the early 2000s, there was an emergence of a new aircraft surveillance technology known as Automatic… (flightaware.engineering) More...

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Neste’s Innovative Solution Will Reduce Companies’ Business Travel Emissions by Up to 80%

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Finnish refining company Neste introduced a new solution to help companies reduce their aviation emissions by purchasing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Neste Impact allows businesses to report carbon dioxide emissions reductions that align with their sustainability targets. (aeroxplorer.com) More...

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Embraer Secures 133 Aircraft Order With AAL

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Embraer has secured a firm order of 90 ERJ-175 aircraft from American Airlines (with purchase rights of 43 additional aircraft) to help meet the demands of domestic travel. All 133 aircraft will have American Airlines' 76-seat, two class configuration. (embraer.com) More...

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Top 20: London's Six Airports Responsible for Highest Aviation Pollution

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With no less than six international airports, London is more affected by aviation pollution than any other city in the world, according to a new report produced by think tanks ODI and Transport & Environment. Los Angeles and New York are the top cities in the United States. (businesstravelerusa.com) More...

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American Bets on 737 MAX With New Order

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The airline announced an order for 260 narrowbody aircraft, including Boeing's yet-to-be-certified 737 MAX 10. (airlinegeeks.com) More...

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JetBlue and Spirit Airlines terminate $3.8 billion merger agreement

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JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines on Monday said they were terminating their merger agreement weeks after losing a federal antitrust lawsuit that challenged the deal. A federal judge blocked the attempted merger in January after the Justice Department sued to bar the deal last year alleging the acquisition would stifle competition in the airline industry and eliminate Spirit as a discount alternative for price-conscious travelers. JetBlue and Spirit appealed the judge’s decision a couple of… (www.cnbc.com) More...

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TECH SpaceX-backed startup says preorders for its $300,000 futuristic flying car have reached 2,850

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KEY POINTS -Alef Aeronautics, which is based in San Mateo, California, said preorder numbers recently hit a fresh record after previously reporting 2,500 preorders for its two-seater flying car, the Alef Model A. -Alef is planning to charge customers $300,000 for the Model A when it becomes commercially available — on 2,850 preorders, that would give it a combined order value of over $850 million to date. -Alef is going for a very different style of vehicle compared to most so-called flying… (www.cnbc.com) More...

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Pilot becomes a hero after safely delivering a baby mid-flight

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A pilot has become a surprise hero after leaving the cockpit mid-flight to deliver a passenger’s baby. Pilots and flight attendants often have to be prepared for the unexpected to happen, like a passenger sending nudes to others onboard or having to fly the plane through a literal hurricane. Recently, a pilot on a VietJet plane rushed into action after a pregnant woman went into labour on his plane during the journey from Taipei in Taiwan to Bangkok in Thailand. According to the New York… (www.indy100.com) More...

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American Airlines orders 85 additional A321neos

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Leading US airline American Airlines has placed an order with Airbus for 85 additional Airbus A321neo single-aisle airlines bringing its total order for the type up to 219. (ukaviation.news) More...

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Turkish Airlines Makes First Touchdown in Melbourne

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Turkish Airlines, the world’s most extensive network carrier, has officially landed in Melbourne, marking its first venture into the Australian continent. (aviationsourcenews.com) More...

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