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Boeing 747


Dretloh Restores Commercial Boeing 747

Aerospace TechnologyAerospace Technology - Oct 9, 2018
Dretloh has recently completed the refurbishment of a Boeing 747. To restore the airplane's original exterior, crews spent numerous months and more than 15,000 pieces of sandpaper working to strip the old paint. Another 750 foam rollers and 60gal of ...  

Boeing 737


No serious injuries, 1 missing as Boeing 737 lands in ocean near Micronesia

ABC NewsABC News - Sep 29, 2018
No serious injuries were reported among those traveling on a Boeing 737 that landed about 150 yards short of a runway off the coast of Micronesia, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Air Niugini, the official state airline of Papua New ...  

Boeing 727


October 10: On This Day in World History … briefly

South Coast HeraldSouth Coast Herald - Oct 10, 2018
The Boeing 727-30 took off from Kindu Airport on a domestic non-scheduled passenger flight to N'djili Airport in Kinshasa with 38 passengers and 3 crew on board. Only three minutes into the flight, the rear of the aircraft was struck by a Russian-made ...  

Airbus A380


Airbus's Emirates Deal to Save A380 Jumbo Has Stalled

BloombergBloomberg - Oct 8, 2018
... 8:11 AM PDT Updated on October 8, 2018, 3:05 PM PDT. Rolls-Royce not meeting performance guarantee on current batch. Emirates is crucial order to keep A380 program alive. Airbus A380. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg. LISTEN TO ARTICLE.  

Beech Baron


Plane Talk

Plainview Daily HeraldPlainview Daily Herald - Oct 8, 2018
A customer flew in from Santa Fe, New Mexico for fuel, then flew onto Pearland in his Beech Baron. A customer flew in from Santa Fe, New Mexico for fuel, then flew on to Houston in his Beech Baron. Mark Parish flew locally in his Cessna 182 Skylane.  

Cessna 170


Polish on, fly off

AOPA PilotAOPA Pilot - Sep 19, 2018
That launched a two-year restoration—and a lot of polishing—that earned him the Outstanding Cessna 170/180 award at EAA AirVenture 2013. Lalomia had no idea that he'd won when he arrived at the award ceremony. “We saw a picture of our plane on the ...  

Cessna 172


Hurricane Michael: Civil Air Patrol flying missions from Pensacola to survey damage

Pensacola News JournalPensacola News Journal - Oct 14, 2018
Civil Air Patrol pilots Lt. Jason Nunley and Maj. Ben Poffenberger worked swiftly as they prepped a single-engine Cessna 172 for yet another mission to photograph the extent of Hurricane Michael's damage to the eastern Florida Panhandle. The clear blue ...  

F 16 Falcon


Meggitt wins US DLA spares award

Shephard MediaShephard Media - Oct 5, 2018
The contract includes the supply of depot-level spares for a number of defence platforms including F-16 Falcon, and the H-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The contract includes a further five year option period and replaces a prior five ...  

Concorde


Revisiting the luxury and glamour of Concorde
CNN - Sep 21, 2018

No plane has captured the public imagination quite like Concorde, even though only 20 were ever built, and they were flown by just two airlines. Today, nearly 50 years on, it still stands as one of humanity's most remarkable engineering achievements ...  

 
 
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