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Thai Airways first Airbus A380. (Photo by Airbus)
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Thai Airways Receives First Airbus A380

Posted September 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Thai Airways this week became the latest airline to take delivery of the Airbus A380.

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NASA's B377SGT Super Guppy Turbine cargo aircraft touches down at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. on June 11, 2000 to deliver the latest version of the X-38 flight test vehicle to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. (Photo by NASA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

First Flight of the Super Guppy: August 31 in Aviation History

Posted August 31, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Rocky Marciano dies in a plane crash, Aeromexico Flight 498 suffers a midair collision near LAX, and more…

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A painting by Jean Baptiste Mauzaisse depicts French and Austrian forces at the Battle of Fleurus with the balloon l'Entreprenant in the background.
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April 2nd in Aviation History: France Establishes World’s First Air Force, Boeing 777 Sets Speed Record

Posted April 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An 18th century French balloon becomes the first military aviation vehicle, SAAB is founded in Sweden, a 777 sets a round-the-world speed record, Rakesh Sharma becomes the first Indian to visit space, and more…

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New Zealand Engineer Dead After Being Sucked Into Plane Engine

Posted August 9, 2011 by BNO News

Police in New Zealand are investigating the death of an aircraft engineer, Miles Hunter, 51, who was sucked into the engine of a C-130 Hercules transport plane early Monday morning.

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Rolls-Royce and GE jet engines
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Rolls-Royce and GE Reveal Future Engine Plans at Paris Air Show

Posted June 21, 2011 by Brandon Farris

This week at the Paris Air Show, Rolls-Royce and General Electric have both provided peaks into what they are developing for future engines to power new aircraft coming from Boeing and Airbus in the A350 and 787-10.

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Rolls-Royce Discovers Cause of Qantas Airbus A380 Engine Explosion

Posted November 12, 2010 by BNO News

Rolls-Royce on Friday announced that a single faulty component caused the engine failure on the Trent 900-powered Qantas A380 that was forced to make an emergency landing last week.

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