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Epic New Aviation Documentary Set To Wow Audiences In 2015

Posted July 30, 2014 by Ben Granucci

An epic new aviation documentary is set to wow audiences in 2015. Check out the first trailer for Aviation: the Invisible Highway here!

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DEVELOPING: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Crashes In The Desert of Mali

Posted July 24, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. The aircraft had 110 passengers and 6 crew members onboard. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane […]

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day Four

Posted July 17, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The industry days of the 2014 Farnborough International Air Show wrapped up quietly on Thursday. Only Airbus made any additions to their orderbook on this, the final day..

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day Three

Posted July 16, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines.

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day Two

Posted July 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines. Leading the way was Air Asia X with an order for 50 A330-900neos

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day One

Posted July 14, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The 2014 edition of the Farnborough International Airshow was kicked off on Monday morning with announcements from airframe and engine manufacturers large and small.

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The CS-100 aircraft involved in the incident, FTV1. Image courtesy Alexandre Gouger via Wikimedia Commons.
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Developing: C-Series Flight Tests on Hold After Engine Failure

Posted May 30, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Bombardier has halted the C-Series flight test program after one of the test aircraft experienced an uncontained engine failure while undergoing maintenance tests.

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United 757-300 N57857 was one of the aircraft involved in the incident.
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The Reality Behind the “Hawaii Near Collision”

Posted May 20, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Recently, a passenger’s account of a near collision between his flight and another near Hawaii has received a lot of attention. However, all was not as he made it seem. We separate the facts from the fiction and explain why this is proof that the system works.

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United Airlines Launches New Embraer E-175 Service

Posted May 20, 2014 by Ben Granucci

United Airlines recently launched its first routes using Embraer E-175 aircraft under the United Express brand. These routes mark the beginning of the United Express fleet renewal, where newer aircraft will replace older, less efficient ones.

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The Solar Impulse team has built a second aircraft to fly around the world in stages in 2015. Solar Impulse team is working around Solar Impulse 2 to prepare the official presentation of the solar airplane that will happen on April 9, 2014. The test flights phase will start in spring and last until the end of summer 2014 at Payerne airfield. The first round-the-world solar flight is scheduled for 2015. Image courtesy of Solar Impulse.
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Solar Impulse 2 Unveiled, Round-The-World Flight Planned

Posted April 10, 2014 by Ben Granucci

On the heals of the successful Across America journey last summer, Solar Impulse has unveiled the all-new solar powered aircraft that will take them around the world in 2015.

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