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Touch N’ Go: Dreamliners Losing Money, Balloon Ride Through Love Valley + more #AvGeek Goodness!

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Written by: NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)


✈  Why Boeing Keeps Losing Money on Each 787 Dreamliner [Businessweek]

✈ U.S. to Monitor Visitors from 3 West African Nations for 21 Days [Frequent Business Traveler]

✈ Showboating Pilots: Crossing the Line Between Fun and Safety. [NYCAviation]

Today in Aviation History: Last Westbound commercial flight for the Concorde, first heavier-than-air flight in Europe, first use of a plane in war + more. [NYCAviation]

✈ JetBlue Announces Its Own Wine Expert, Jon Bonne. [Benzinga]

Planespotter’s10 Bogus Excuses People Use When They Steal Photos from the Web. [PetaPixel]

 TBT: Is This The Most Dangerous Takeoff Ever Captured On Video? [NYCAviation]



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