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Boeing 747


The New Boeing 747 Experience

The DriveThe Drive - May 17, 2017
The veteran commercial aircraft, the Boeing 747, has been going strong for 45 years. Fondly referred to as the “Queen of the Skies,” the Boeing 747 became an industry mainstay thanks to its exceptional range and size. It was briefly believed that ...  

Boeing 737


Kurdish woman in Sulaimani earns certification to fly Boeing 737

RudawRudaw - May 15, 2017
SULAIMANI, Kurdistan Region — A Kurd is the first woman to pilot a Boeing 737 jet airliner in Iraq after earning her requisite certifications as an employee at Iraqi Airways. "She is the first woman to fly a Boeing 737 in Iraq,” Dana Mohammed, media ...  

Boeing 727


Mystery solved

The Lafayette SunThe Lafayette Sun - May 17, 2017
The mostly empty Boeing 727 was headed from Asunción, Paraguay, to Miami, with stopovers in Bolivia and Ecuador. Landing in La Paz was always difficult. At 13,325 feet, El Alto International, which serves La Paz, is the highest international airport in ...  

Airbus A380


Mauritius-based Veling leases Airbus A380 to Emirates
Hindu Business Line - May 19, 2017

Veling Ltd, a Mauritius-based and privately-owned aircraft leasing company promoted by people of Indian origin, has purchased a new Airbus A380 and leased it back to Emirates Airline. Delivery of the aircraft took place on May 12 at the Airbus Delivery ...  

Beech Baron


Beech Baron 55

AVwebAVweb - Dec 19, 2014
In the Beech Baron 55, for instance, what many find to be pleasant handling characteristics can prove to be a handful in poor weather, or when the air turns green with turbulence. And nothing comes for free, particularly in a higher-end Beech. Shops ...  

Cessna 170


Q&A on the News
Atlanta Journal Constitution - May 3, 2017

“Also, unlike cars, certified aircraft, like the Cessna 170, undergo annual inspections and the engines are on an overhaul schedule – basically they are taken very good care of and are systematically looked at very closely,” he wrote in an email. “On ...  

Cessna 172


We Have Rented A Cessna 172 And Skirted Area 51 and Nevada Test and Training Range. Here Is How It Went.
The Aviationist (blog) - May 10, 2017

While on vacation in the area, I decided to attempt a flight there, during the weekend to lessen any risk, particularly with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) in the area. I booked a rental Cessna 172 Skyhawk at West Air Aviation in North Las Vegas airport ...  

F 16 Falcon


3 Growth Stocks for Retirement

Madison.comMadison.com - May 10, 2017
The nation's largest defense company, Lockheed Martin produces the best-selling fighter jets (the F-16 Falcon), the best-selling military transports (the C-130), and the best-selling military helicopters (the Black Hawk) in the world. Each of these ...  

Concorde


F1 boss Chase Carey expects turbulent negotiations with teams for ...

AutoweekAutoweek - May 19, 2017
Chase Carey is expecting turbulent times ahead as negotiations with Formula 1 teams appear set to kick off. As Liberty Media takes over and the Bernie ...  

 
 
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