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Boeing 747


Opinion: There Is Hope on the Horizon for the Iconic Boeing 747 ...

AirlineGeeks.com (blog)AirlineGeeks.com (blog) - Aug 13, 2017
In a week which saw further Boeing 747 retirements as airlines continue to modernize their fleets, it continues to look like the Queen of the Skies' days are.  

Boeing 737


Malaysia Airlines plans lie-flat Boeing 737 business class seats

Gears Of BizGears Of Biz - Aug 16, 2017
Malaysia Airlines will launch a radical upgrade to its Boeing 737 business class, adopting lie-flat suites with direct aisle access for all passengers. The airline will debut the seats on its new Boeing 737 MAX 10 fleet, due for delivery from 2021 ...  

Boeing 727


These are the most bizarre homes you have ever seen

NEWS.com.auNEWS.com.au - Aug 13, 2017
Oregon resident Bruce Campbell made headlines when he decided to renovate a retired Boeing 727 and turn it into his home. But he's not the only American choosing to live in an unconventional abode — there's an abundance of outlandish properties ...  

Airbus A380


Airbus A380, world's largest passenger jet, making 1st regular O ...

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - Aug 8, 2017
A British Airways Airbus A380 takes off from an airport near Paris in 2013. The airline will begin using the A380, the world's largest passenger plane, on one of ...  

Beech Baron


Young Entrepreneur and Pilot Faces Decades in Prison for Insurance Fraud

Flying MagazineFlying Magazine - Aug 1, 2017
Federal prosecutors allege that Wright, who was involved in a highly publicized ditching of his Beech Baron in the Gulf of Mexico in 2012, set the plane down in deep water intentionally so he could collect $85,000 in insurance money, almost double what ...  

Cessna 170


Unusual prototype lands at Oshkosh

AOPA PilotAOPA Pilot - Aug 4, 2017
Brunquist has flown in the back seat of an L-19 Bird Dog. “The Scout is an amazing airplane, but the L-19 is built mostly with Cessna 170 parts,” resulting in a much lower cost. Cessna built the L-19 Bird Dog around Cessna 170B wings, with a Cessna 195 ...  

Cessna 172


Frasca To Feature Cessna 172 FTD at AirVenture | General Aviation ...
Aviation International News - Jul 23, 2017

Simulator supplier Frasca International is inviting flight schools and pilots to try its Cessna 172 level 5 flight training device (FTD) with Garmin G1000 avionics at ...  

F 16 Falcon


Romania to spend 9.8 bln euro on defence until 2026

SeeNewsSeeNews - Aug 2, 2017
In May, Lockheed Martin signed a contract with Romanian Air Force to deliver a training system for F-16 Falcon Fighters in 2019. In order to reach the 2%/GDP defence spending target, Romania will add 4.9 billion lei ($1.15 billion/1.07 billion euro) to ...  

Concorde


Concorde was the flying Brexit: a different era but the same mistakes

The GuardianThe Guardian - Jul 21, 2017
Concorde, the fastest lame duck ever built, was a flying Brexit. The political establishment privately despaired about its costs, whilst knowingly pretending that the project would improve Britain's place in the world. Few politicians actually believed ...  

 
 
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