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January 17, 2012

Final Call: Allegiant Air Flight Leaves Dozens Behind, NASA Open Sources Aircraft Design Software

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Cathay Pacific Cargo's Boeing 747-8 Freighter (B-LJA) "Hong Kong Trader" touches down in Miami.
Cathay Pacific Cargo's Boeing 747-8 Freighter (B-LJA) "Hong Kong Trader" touches down in Miami.

Cathay Pacific Cargo's Boeing 747-8 Freighter (B-LJA) "Hong Kong Trader" touches down in Miami. (Photo by Mark Hsiung)

• An Allegiant flight left about 30 of its passengers behind when departing Lafayette, Louisiana for Las Vegas last week. [The Advertiser]

• Air traffic controller Patrick Harten and 52 passengers of the “Miracle on the Hudson” joined the wrecked Airbus A320 at the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte for the third anniversary of US Airways Flight 1549. [Charlotte Observer]

• Despite lawsuits from US airlines and pilots pleading that the deal would be anti-competitive for American carriers, a judge refused to block loan guarantees from the Export-Import Bank to Air India for the purchase of new Boeing airliners. [Bloomberg]

• The White House flubbed its response to a petition against new general aviation user fees, citing incorrect fuel tax figures. [AOPA]

• Toxins in the aircraft’s environmental control system are the suspected cause of the pilot illnesses that have forced the groundings of the F-22 Raptor. [Air Force Times]

• NASA has open sourced its OpenVSP aircraft design software. [Slashdot]



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