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Unexploded bomb found at Sendai Airport. (Photo by Sendai Airport Office)
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Government News

Japanese Airport Halts Flights After Unearthing World War II Bomb

Posted October 31, 2012 by BNO News

Nearly 100 flights were canceled Tuesday after a bomb believed to be from World War II was found near a runway at Sendai Airport.

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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Military News

Iraq Intercepts Iranian Plane Enroute to Syria

Posted October 29, 2012 by BNO News

Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons.

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A Boeing 787 Dreamliner lands in Sydney during the plane's Dream Tour. (Photo by Boeing)
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Aviation News

Boeing Forecasts Market for 7,200 New Planes In North America

Posted October 26, 2012 by BNO News

Boeing’s latest forecast for North American commercial airliner sales sees 7,200 new aircraft worth $820 billion over the next 20 years.

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TACA Airbus parked at a gate. (Photo by Frederick Durand via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Airline News

TACA Airlines Flight Skids Sideways While Landing in Costa Rica

Posted October 22, 2012 by BNO News

Several people were treated for shock Thursday after a plane skidded as it attempted to land at Costa Rica’s main international airport.

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Berlin Tegel Otto Lilienthal Airport. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Government News

Fumes at Berlin Tegel Airport Sicken 53 People

Posted October 22, 2012 by BNO News

More than 50 people became ill Saturday when they were affected by noxious fumes at a major airport in the German capital of Berlin.

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A Syrian Arab Airlines Airbus A320 (YK-AKD) takes off from Vienna in 2009. (Photo by Trainier via Wikipedia)
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Government News

Syrian Planes Banned From Europe Airports

Posted October 18, 2012 by BNO News

Passenger and cargo flights operated by Syrian airlines will no longer be allowed to land at airports in the European Union (EU) under new sanctions adopted Monday to further increase pressure on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, officials said. The Council of the European Union on Monday decided to slap 28 persons with […]

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Hawker Aircraft Services at Little Rock Airport. (Photo by Hawker Beechcraft)
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Manufacturer News

Turns Out Hawker Beechcraft Won’t Be Sold to China

Posted October 18, 2012 by BNO News

Bankrupt business jet builder Hawker Beechcraft said Thursday that negotiations to sell its operations to a Chinese firm have collapsed.

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Site of a helicopter crash north of San Antonio, Texas. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Crashes

Rescuers Locate Wreckage of Downed Helicopter in Texas

Posted October 15, 2012 by BNO News

A missing Robinson R44 helicopter was located in central Texas on Friday, but none of the three people on board survived the crash.

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A United Nations Mil Mi-8 helicopter (RA-24492). (Photo by Sudan Envoy via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Crashes

Afghanistan Helicopter Crash Injures United Nations Employees

Posted October 15, 2012 by BNO News

A Mil Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the UN crashed Sunday afternoon in central Afghanistan, injuring a number of UN employees.

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Russian Mil Mi-28 demo flight at MAKS 2007. (Photo by Россин Денис Владимирович via Wikipedia)
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Military News

Iraq Buys Russian Attack Helicopters and Anti-Aircraft Missiles in $4.2 Billion Deal

Posted October 10, 2012 by BNO News

Iraq will purchase 30 Mil Mi-28NE attack helicopters and 42 Pantsir anti-aircraft weapon systems worth $4.2 billion.

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