Aviation News

January 27, 2012

Final Call: Musical Merger Talks as Delta Considers Buying US Airways, New UAV Resembles Giant Sperm

Photo of the Day: A Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124 RA-82078 staring at us from Leipzig. Photo by Sebastian G.

• After Delta expressed interest in buying American, and US Airways confirmed interest in buying American, Delta is now said to be considering a bid for US. [WSJ]

• A new UAV being developed demo’d for the Pentagon called the Argus One sure does look like a giant sperm. [Joe.ie]

• A Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter while on a supersonic Summer Olympics training exercise was responsible for scaring the bloody bejeesus out of northern England Thursday afternoon. [BBC]

• The LAPD is warning realtors to quit flying aerial drone cameras to photograph properties. [Business Insider]

• San Francisco International has become the world’s first airport to open a yoga studio. [SFist]

• A maintenance worker accidentally deployed an emergency slide on a Virgin America Airbus A320 at JFK Thursday evening, delaying the outbound flight to San Francisco by about four hours. [MSNBC]

US Air Force budget cuts will spell the end of six fighter squadrons, 28 Lockheed C-5 Galaxy jet, 65 Lockheed C-130 transports and the retirement of the Alenia C-27A Spartan. [Flightglobal]



About the Author

admin





 
 

 

Friday Photos: The NYCAviation/PHX Spotters LAX Meetup Is Next Month!

With the 4th Annual NYCAviation & PHX Spotters Meetup about a month away, we take a look at photos from the various spotting locations around LAX.
by NYCAviation Staff
0

 
 

Friday Photos: Special Liveries

This week for Friday Photos, we take a look as some of the many great photos of special liveries uploaded to the NYCAviation Photo Hangar.
by NYCAviation Staff
0

 

 

Forecast for an Air Show: The 14th Annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

The 14th annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach takes to the skies this weekend. Here's a preview of what to expect at this year's show.
by Scott Snorteland
0

 
 

PHOTOS: Checking Out The Performers At The MCAS Beaufort Airshow

Correspondent David Lilienthal visited the MCAS Beaufort Airshow last weekend and shares his photos with us.
by David Lilienthal
0

 
 

Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

Alaska Air has announced 3 new transcon routes that will use both their own and Virgin America aircraft.
by NYCAviation Staff
0