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Boeing 747


Nippon Cargo Airlines cancels remaining Boeing 747 freighter orders

Air Cargo NewsPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) - Mar 28, 2017
Nippon Cargo Airlines Co. Ltd. of Japan has cancelled orders for two Boeing 747-8 freighter aircraft after reaching an agreement with Boeing. Nippon Cargo ...  

Boeing 737


Qatar Airways Will Not Operate Boeing 737 MAX

Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha - Apr 20, 2017
Qatar Airways will not operate the Boeing 737 MAX next to the A320. Order intention is not worthless. Boeing 737 MAX is likely to be used for fleet renewal for airlines in which Qatar Airways acquired a stake. In October 2016, Qatar Airways surprised ...  

Boeing 727


This Boeing 727, stuck in the woods, is actually somebody's house

Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk - Apr 6, 2017
If you go down to the woods today, keep an eye out for apparently-stranded aircraft, as someone might be living in it. Bruce Campbell, an engineer from Portland, Oregon, bought this Boeing 727 aircraft fuselage in 1999, spending in the region of $220 ...  

Airbus A380


Private jet flipped over in wake turbulence from Airbus A380

CNBCCNBC - Mar 22, 2017
A small private jet was flipped over in midair and plunged 10,000 feet after being caught in the wake turbulence from a passing Airbus A380 superjumbo, according to reports. One person aboard the Bombardier Challenger 604 reportedly suffered serious ...  

Beech Baron


Nigerian Govt to Procure 20 Aircraft for Aviation College

AllAfrica.comAllAfrica.com - Apr 24, 2017
"These aircraft used for ab-initio training TB9, Trinidad TB20GT and Beech Baron 58 are old, the earliest being purchased 15 years ago and quite expensive to fuel and maintain," he said. The rector said the new trainer aircraft would significantly ...  

Cessna 170


5 Things to Know in Florida for April 4
NBC2 News - Apr 3, 2017

Todd Gunther of the National Transportation Safety Board says the collision between the Cessna 170 and the Grumman Tiger left a quarter-mile-long line of debris before hitting the ground in a wooded field in Edgewater. The crash Saturday morning killed ...  

Cessna 172


The STC Group Earns STC For Cessna 172, 182 Autopilot
Aviation Week - Apr 15, 2017

The STC Group has received an supplemental type certificate for the installation kit for the non-TSO'd Trip Pro Pilot digital autopilot for most variants of Cessna 172 and 182 aircraft from early models through 2006 models. More makes and models will ...  

F 16 Falcon


Air Force authorizes extension of F-16 service life to 2048!

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)SOFREP (press release) (subscription) - Apr 14, 2017
Looks like the US Air Force will have the F-16 Falcon in its arsenal for decades to come. Today it was announced that the Air Force has commissioned Lockheed Martin to extend the overall flight hours of the F-16 from 8,000 to 12,000. This decision will ...  

Concorde


Ivanti, formerly Landesk and Heat Software, buys software asset management vendor Concorde Solutions

CRN AustraliaCRN Australia - Apr 17, 2017
IT asset management software developer Ivanti has acquired UK-based software-as-a-service management vendor Concorde Solutions and doubled down its software asset management position. Terms of the acquisition, Ivanti's ninth in five years, were not ...  

 
 
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