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Boeing 747


The Boeing 747 is going to survive, for now, but not as a passenger aircraft

TravellerTraveller - May 18, 2018
A funny thing happened to an older generation of Boeing 747 jumbo jets on their way to dusty oblivion in desert parking lots. Instead of being scrapped, the humpbacked planes are back in demand as workhorses of global shipping. Booming trade is stoking ...  

Boeing 737


UIA airline expands fleet with one more Boeing 737-800 NG plane

Kyiv PostKyiv Post - May 18, 2018
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA, Kyiv) has expanded its fleet with one more new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation plane, which was delivered to the Boryspil airport from the plant of Boeing Concern in Seattle on May 16. The press service of the UIA ...  

Boeing 727


Airplane geek's ultimate retirement home: Former engineer spent $220000 on a Boeing 727 so he could park it in ...

Daily MailDaily Mail - May 16, 2018
In 2003, Bruce Campbell purchased a decommissioned Boeing 727-400 for a whopping $220,000; The retired engineer had the plane transported from Greece to outside of Portland where it sits on 10 acres; Campbell, who has never been married and has ...  

Airbus A380


World's largest passenger aircraft to begin daily stops at O'Hare

Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune - May 5, 2018
Chicagoans near O'Hare International Airport who spotted an extra-large plane touching down there Friday night will start seeing a lot more of the Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft. It won't be the A380's first trip to O'Hare, but ...  

Beech Baron


Pilot Who Ditched Baron in Gulf of Mexico Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

Flying MagazineFlying Magazine - Dec 12, 2017
The highest profile crime involved the 2012 ditching of a Beech Baron in the Gulf of Mexico, the aftermath of which Wright filmed on his iPad while floating in the water before being rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter. He later recounted a story about ...  

Cessna 170


Flight test: Cessna 170

Pilot MagazinePilot Magazine - Mar 27, 2018
When Steven Moth invited me to fly his beautiful Cessna 170 I was absolutely delighted, even more so because the type was conceived and first flew in the year I was born! Steven's company, Spirit in the Sky, specialises in importing, restoring and ...  

Cessna 172


Flying time-lapse: Pilot's view from inside a Cessna 172

NorthJersey.comNorthJersey.com - Apr 26, 2018
... time-lapse: Pilot's view from inside a Cessna 172. CLOSE. A time-lapse view from the cockpit of a pilot flying a Cessna 172 flying in and out of Greenwood Lake Airport in West Milford, New Jersey. Jai Agnish, Staff Writer, @jaiagnish. by Taboola by ...  

F 16 Falcon


'Delivering, bringing home' KC-46 to McConnell is Boeing chief's priority

Wichita EagleWichita Eagle - May 7, 2018
With those problems behind them, Boeing still has about three aircraft it needs to finish certification testing on for air-to-air refueling: the KC-135, the F-16 Falcon fighter jet and the C-17 cargo jet, said Jeanette Croppi, KC-46 test program ...  

Concorde


Enrico Tomasso is at The Concorde

Daily EchoDaily Echo - May 11, 2018
A firm favourite at the Stoneham Lane Club, Enrico has won a string of British Jazz Awards for the best trumpet category, including at The Concorde where the prestigious award ceremony was held. Described as one of Britain's brightest and most ...  

 
 
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