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An Air China plane prepares to land at the Beijing Capital International Airport. (Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/File)
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Government News

China Approves New $11.2 Billion Beijing Airport

Posted January 14, 2013 by AFP

Chinese leaders have given final approval for a long-awaited new $11.2 billion international airport in Beijing to ease congestion at PEK.

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A Tianjin Airlines Embraer E190 (B-3156) similar to the hijacked plane. (Photo by Allen Zhao via wikimedia)
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Government News

Three Chinese Plane Hijackers Sentenced To Death

Posted December 13, 2012 by BNO News

Three men who attempted to hijack a Tianjin Airlines jet in northwestern China in June were sentenced to death on Tuesday.

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A carrier-borne J-15 fighter jet on China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. (Photo by Xinhua News Agency)
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Military News

Chinese Jet Performs First Successful Aircraft Carrier Landings and Takeoffs

Posted November 27, 2012 by BNO News

A Chinese fighter jet carried out the first successful landing on the country’s first aircraft carrier, defense officials announced.

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Hainan Airlines pilots don't want to hear this.
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Blog

New Chinese Airline Pilots Must Pass The Smell Test – Literally

Posted November 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Managers at Hainan Airlines are sniffing the armpits of pilot candidates to keep bad smells off of their airplanes.

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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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China Airborne book cover on Colbert Report
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Videos

Video: Stephen Colbert Talks Chinese Aviation With James Fallows

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

China’s burgeoning aerospace industry is something to pay attention to. But their airlines do not yet have honey roasted peanuts.

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Travelers arrive at Hotan Airport in this 2011 file photo. (Photo by Timothy Merrill via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)
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Airline News

Attempted Plane Hijacking in China Leaves 11 Injured

Posted July 1, 2012 by BNO News

Six men attempted to hijack a passenger plane in northwestern China on Friday, injuring 11 passengers and crew as they fought the attackers.

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On This Day in Aviation History

February 24th in Aviation History: United Airlines 747 Suffers Explosive Decompression

Posted February 24, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A United Airlines 747′s explosive decompression over the Pacific kills 9 people, SAS launches Europe’s first North Polar route to Asia, a 9 year old boy flies a Cessna, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 14th

Posted February 14, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The crashes of Belvia Flight 1834 and Indian Airlines Flight 605, China’s Long March 3 rocket kills villagers in a launch accident, India receives its first Soviet-built fighters, the first GPS satellite launched and more.

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Aviation News

Video: Fighter Jet Crashes Chinese Air Show

Posted October 14, 2011 by BNO News

A fighter jet crashed during an air show in southwestern China on late Friday morning, injuring one pilot and leaving another pilot unaccounted for, state-run media reported.

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