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Small Plane Crash in Southern Ohio Injures Two

Posted January 30, 2011 by BNO News

A small airplane crashed Sunday near the Lawrence County Airpark in Chesapeake, Ohio, injuring the pilot and a passenger, local media reported.

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Moscow Airport Bomber Identified by Russian Authorities

Posted January 30, 2011 by BNO News

Russian investigators said on Saturday that the attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport was carried out by a resident of Russia’s North Caucasus region and was aimed primarily at foreigners, RIA Novosti reported.

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NORAD Scrambles F-16s Over Washington, D.C. After Commuter Jet Loses Contact with Air Traffic Control

Posted January 28, 2011 by BNO News

Two fighter jets responded to Washington, D.C. on late Friday morning when a small passenger plane failed to make contact with air traffic control.

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Royal Air Force Crew Safely Ejects From Burning Jet Off Coast of Scotland

Posted January 28, 2011 by BNO News

Two crew members from the UK RAF ejected their Tornado GR4 before it burst into flames and crashed in the sea off the west coast of Scotland during a routine training mission.

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Transatlantic Flights Grounded as Canadian Air Traffic Control Center Evacuated

Posted January 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Flights scheduled to cross the north Atlantic were grounded Thursday morning after a fire broke out at a key air traffic control center in northeastern Canada.

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PHOTOS: Afterburners, Bombers and Tankers Take the Stage at Red Flag-Nellis

Posted January 26, 2011 by Brandon Farris

NYCAviation was on-hand as Nellis Air Force base hosted one of its Red Flag training exercises on Tuesday.

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US Navy Orders Six Boeing P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

Posted January 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Boeing Company on Tuesday announced that it received a $1.6 billion contract from the U.S. Navy for initial production the 737 airliner-based P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

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Russian President: Airport Management Should Be Held Accountable for Moscow Bombing

Posted January 25, 2011 by BNO News

After describing the blast that killed 35 people at Moscow’s busiest airport on Monday afternoon as a “well-planned terrorist attack”, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said airport management should be held accountable for lapses in security.

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Alaska Airlines Orders 15 More Boeing 737s

Posted January 25, 2011 by BNO News

Alaska Airlines on Tuesday announced it has placed an order with Boeing for 13 new 737-900ER aircraft and two 737-800s, valued at $1.3 billion based on list prices.

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Horizon Air to Revamp Branding by Adopting Alaska Airlines Eskimo and Livery

Posted January 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Horizon Air will retire its public branding and adopt the logo and colors of sister carrier Alaska Airlines throughout its fleet and marketing materials.

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US Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Omaha Due to Electrical Problems

Posted January 24, 2011 by BNO News

A US Airways flight made an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska early Sunday after experiencing electrical malfunctions, but none of the passengers or crew members were reported injured.

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Moscow Airport Bombing Kills At Least 30

Posted January 24, 2011 by BNO News

A suicide bomber killed up to 31 people at Moscow’s busiest airport on Monday afternoon, officials said, prompting a major security alert in the Russian capital.

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Airbus Sets New Production Records in 2010

Posted January 19, 2011 by BNO News

Airbus on Monday announced that it had increased its production output for the ninth year in a row in 2010, achieving a new company record of 510 commercial aircraft deliveries.

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Poland to Launch its Own Investigation of President Kaczynski Plane Crash

Posted January 19, 2011 by BNO News

Poland has announced that it will conduct its own probe to determine the causes of last year’s plane crash in Russia, which killed 96 people including Polish President Lech Kaczynski.

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American Airlines Orders Two Boeing 777-300ERs

Posted January 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines has exercised an option to purchase a pair of new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, the two companies announced Wednesday.

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Boeing 787 First Delivery Delayed Until Third Quarter of 2011

Posted January 18, 2011 by BNO News

Boeing announced today that deliveries of its new 787 Dreamliner would be pushed back to the third quarter of 2011 to allow for the testing of new software and electrical equipment in the wake of a fire on-board a November test flight.

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Virgin America Set to Become Airbus A320neo Launch Customer

Posted January 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Virgin America announced early Monday that it will become the launch customer for the new Airbus A320neo in 2016, also marking Airbus’s 10,000th order.

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SPY PHOTOS: Air Jamaica to Unveil Colorful New Livery on Airline’s First Boeing 737-800

Posted January 14, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A number of photographers caught Air Jamaica’s first Boeing 737-800 in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, wearing a colorful new livery ahead of an official unveiling scheduled for Friday.

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Guyana Man Sentenced to 15 Years For JFK Airport Terror Plot

Posted January 14, 2011 by BNO News

A Guyana national in the United States was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday for his participation in a terror plot against John F. Kennedy International Airport airport.

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VIDEO: Russian Investigators Blame Pilot Error for Plane Crash That Killed Polish President

Posted January 13, 2011 by BNO News

Russia on Wednesday announced that a pilot error was the main cause of the fatal plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 other officials last year.

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