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Algeria’s Tassili Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-800

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Tassili Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing aircraft, a 737-800. The Algiers-based carrier has three more on order.

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Air Agreements Between Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Russia Draw Ire of European Union

Posted April 6, 2011 by BNO News

The European Union on Wednesday announced that its Commission has launched infringement procedures against two Member States over their bilateral air service agreements with Russia.

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on New York City Beach

Posted April 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A small aircraft has landed safely on a beach in New York City, according to the city’s Office of Emergency Management.

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Side scan sonar of Air France Flight 447 wreckage in Atlantic Ocean.
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PHOTOS: Wreckage of Air France Flight 447 Found in Atlantic Ocean

Posted April 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Newly released photos show the recently-found wreckage of Air France Flight 447 at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

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United Nations Plane Crashes in Congo, Killing At Least 16

Posted April 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

At least 16 people were killed Monday when a United Nations aircraft crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, CNN reported.

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Southwest Finds Cracks in Two More Planes

Posted April 4, 2011 by BNO News

Southwest Airlines on Monday morning said it found subsurface cracks in two Boeing 737s, days after a similar plane was forced to make an emergency landing after it experienced an in-flight fuselage rupture.

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Two Years Later, More Wreckage of Air France 447 Located in the Atlantic Ocean

Posted April 4, 2011 by BNO News

More wreckage of Air France Flight 447 was found in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, nearly two years after the Airbus A330-200 went missing during a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris.

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Russia to Spend $177 Billion on Aviation Over Next 10 Years: Medvedev

Posted April 3, 2011 by BNO News

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday announced that the government will spend over $177 billion (over 3 trillion rubles) on aviation within the next ten years.

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Delta Connection Jet Hits Large Birds Over Arkansas

Posted April 3, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An Atlantic Southeast Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 operating on behalf of Delta Connection flew into a flock of cranes while on approach to Little Rock, landing safely with a bird embedded in the severely damaged nose cone of the jet.

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Iran Pledges to Strengthen Border Air Defenses

Posted April 2, 2011 by BNO News

The Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Border Police has announced that the country’s border air defenses will be improved with new air patrol bases.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Test Plane Blows Tire on Landing in Seattle

Posted April 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental test aircraft blew a tire while landing at Boeing Field Saturday afternoon.

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Gulfstream G650 Test Flight Crash in New Mexico Kills Four

Posted April 2, 2011 by BNO News

Four people were killed Saturday morning when a Gulfstream G650 test aircraft crashed upon take-off from an airport in New Mexico, federal officials said.

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NASA Tests Chicken Fat-Based Jet Fuel Using DC-8 Airborne Laboratory

Posted April 2, 2011 by BNO News

NASA has announced that a group of scientists from its Langley Research Center traveled cross-country this month for an experiment with eco-friendly jet fuel made out of chicken fat.

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Southwest Grounds 81 Jets for Inspection Following Fuselage Rupture

Posted April 2, 2011 by BNO News

Southwest Airlines grounded more than 80 aircraft early Saturday after one of its planes experienced an in-flight fuselage rupture on Friday, the airline said.

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Southwest Flight 812 flight path. (Courtesy of FlightAware.com)
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Southwest Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Fuselage Hole Causes Decompression

Posted April 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Sacramento made an emergency landing in Yuma, Ariz., when a hole reportedly appeared in the fuselage and the cabin lost pressure.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour Headed for Display at USC School of Theatre Thanks to Alumnus LeVar Burton

Posted April 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Ahead of NASA’s official announcement, NYCAviation can exclusively report that the Space Shuttle Endeavour has been earmarked for the University of Southern California’s School of Theatre.

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US Marine Killed in Helicopter Crash Off Hawaii, Three Injured

Posted April 1, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. Marine Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion crashed off the coast of Hawaii killing one person and injuring another three, officials said Wednesday.

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AirTran Unveils Dolphin-Covered Jet Celebrating Partnership with Georgia Aquarium

Posted April 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

AirTran Airways has unveiled a Boeing 737-700 adorned with large dolphins painted on the fuselage and engines in honor of the airline’s longtime support of the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.

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Air France Relaunches Flights to Cambodia After 37 Year Hiatus

Posted April 1, 2011 by BNO News

After a 37 years absence, Air France is once again offering scheduled flights between Paris and Cambodia, making them the only European airline to operate flights directly to the country.

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Tornado Hits Sun n’ Fun Airshow in Florida, Flipping Planes and Injuring Spectators

Posted March 31, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A tornado tore through Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport in central Florida, flipping over planes and injuring revelers attending the annual Sun n’ Fun Fly-in and Expo, according to published reports.

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