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Boeing 747


'Downed' Boeing 747 on California hillside revealed to be luxury property made from jumbo jet parts

The SunThe Sun - Feb 16, 2018
'Downed' Boeing 747 on California hillside revealed to be luxury property made from jumbo jet parts. ARCHITECT David Hertz created the property from the old parts of a decommissioned aircraft bought for less than £30,000. By Neal Baker. 15th February ...  

Boeing 737


WestJet sees slow-selling Boeing 737 Max 7 as key to savings

The Daily HeraldThe Daily Herald - Feb 12, 2018
A day earlier, Saretsky said Swoop would begin operating in June, as scheduled. The company has received more than 9,000 job applications for the 500 pilot and flight attendant positions it wants to fill this year, he said. It would prefer to hire as ...  

Boeing 727


All aboard the Vomit Comet: Not the last train to Essex, but a modded 727 for weightless flight

The RegisterThe Register - Jan 18, 2018
I took a trip onboard Zero Gravity Corporation's Boeing 727-227, a former cargo aircraft with the interior stripped out and refitted like a long, sausage-shaped padded cell and equipped with a few rows of seats in the rear for participants to occupy ...  

Airbus A380


Find Luxury A380 Flights At Affordable Prices With New Airbus Smartphone App

ForbesForbes - Feb 9, 2018
Flights were great: departing LAX on June 6 at 9:35 PM on flight BA268 (an Airbus A380) arriving at 4:05PM London Heathrow, with a flight duration of 10 hours, 30 minutes. BA283, another A380, departed London at 9:50AM on June 17, returning to LAX at 1 ...  

Beech Baron


Young Entrepreneur and Pilot Faces Decades in Prison for Insurance Fraud

Flying MagazineFlying Magazine - Aug 1, 2017
Young Entrepreneur and Pilot Faces Decades in Prison for Insurance Fraud. Theodore Robert Wright III, a rising star on Facebook and Instagram, has been charged with intentionally ditching his Beech Baron in the Gulf of Mexico to collect insurance money ...  

Cessna 170


Bowling Roundup: Panattoni, Boos lead the way on local lanes
Niagara Gazette - Feb 12, 2018

11:30 a.m. Teens — Karyn Goldman 171, Megyn Goldman 477, Alissa Cessna 170-493, Shawn Hall 224-591, Jeremiah Zuch 183. Semi-Classic — Jeffrey Ciurczak 234-690, Aleigha Gray 203-580, Robert Goldman III 202-585, Noah Johnson 180, Kaeden Wisnieski 240 ...  

Cessna 172


Training Tip: Turbulence, and a TFR

AOPA PilotAOPA Pilot - Feb 12, 2018
A Cessna 172 pilot was flying between two familiar airports near the boundary of a temporary flight restriction (TFR) in effect over a baseball stadium when things began to come apart. This comparison of SkyVector sectional chart excerpts shows how a ...  

F 16 Falcon


Boeing shows its vision for a hypersonic spy aircraft

EngadgetEngadget - Jan 15, 2018
If it does go ahead, it'll be a while before there's a production aircraft. Boeing would start by making a single-engine proof of concept vehicle (roughly the size of an F-16 Falcon) and would move on to a full-sized, dual-engine version. Also, don't ...  

Concorde


Concorde Room reopens: British Airways open their new lounge at London Heathrow

TravellerTraveller - Feb 11, 2018
Recent airline lounge refurbs and openings have shown functionality does not need to be bereft of personality. But British Airways have taken it just that little bit further, injecting thoroughly British wit and quirk into its revamped flagship ...  

 
 
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