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59 min ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Two U.S. arms programs face live-or-die reviews after costs jump

An unmanned U.S. Navy helicopter built by Northrop Grumman Corp and a precision ship-landing system built by Raytheon Co face mandatory reviews that could lead to their cancellation after quantity reductions drove unit costs sharply higher in 2013, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.


Related Topix: US Navy, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, Raytheon, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing AH-64 Apache, Military Aircraft

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Sub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jet

A Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130H Hercules aircraft takes off from Pearce Airbase, north of Perth, Australia to help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Thursday, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles at LA Airport

An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft

12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Key report on F-35 rivals now complete; cabinet to decide on open competition

Public Works Minister Diane Finley says a key report that will determine whether the Harper government sticks with the F-35 jet fighter program is complete, and the federal cabinet will take a few weeks to consider its next step.


Related Topix: Eurofighter Typhoon, Eurofighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Dassault Rafale, Dassault Aircraft

16 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Search setback: Oil slick not linked to Flight 370

The quest to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a step backward Thursday when Australian authorities determined that a small oil slick discovered Sunday in the prime search area was not from the missing Boeing 777.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Oil Spill, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy, US News

20 hrs ago | Thorne Today

Search for heroes' relatives

Cofio Cwmorthin Remembered are searching for relatives of aircrew killed in the mountains around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales during the Second World War.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Gwynedd County, Wales, Vickers Aircraft, Vickers Wellington, Military Aircraft

22 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Single-engine plane makes emergency landing in field near Livermore

The pilot of a single-engine plane performed an emergency landing in a field near Livermore after the plane lost engine power this evening, a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration said.


Related Topix: Livermore, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 152, Cessna Aircraft

Wed Apr 16, 2014


CNN's MH370 Flight Sim Pilot Has Been Fired For Shaming Canada

The plaid shirt-wearing Boeing 777 simulator "pilot of the people" Mitchel Casado has been fired by his employer, uFly.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Autos

USA Today

US Airways: No one fired for 'honest mistake' on lewd photo

US Airways has apologized after mistakenly tweeting a graphic pornographic image to one of its followers, but no one is going to lose a job because of the mistake.


Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 737

Daily Times

Uncharted depths provide reality check for MH370 hunt

KUALA LUMPUR: Hopes that Malaysia's missing jet might soon be found are yielding to the sobering realisation of the immense challenge of searching an uncharted seafloor at depths that push deep-sea technology to its limits."


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Oceanography, Science, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777


Gulfstream announces 60-aircraft deal

Photo courtesy ABACE A Gulfstream G280 on static display this week at the Asia Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai.


Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream G650, Gulfstream Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Gulfstream Aerospace

Evening News

Former RAF Coltishall steward who was on the base during the Second World War revisits historic site

She has supported brave Second World War fighter pilots and witnessed the despair of comrades after servicemen were killed in action.


Related Topix: Bristol Blenheim, Military Aircraft, Bristol Aircraft

Brandon Sun

Missing Malaysian airliner lawsuits, if filed, face dismissal by American courts

Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Fordham University

The New Zealand Herald

Flight MH370: Meet the man leading the hunt

Angus Houston, head of the Joint Agency Coordination Centre leading the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Australia, Oceania, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

JetBlue boosts Fort Lauderdale with Pittsburgh nonstop

JetBlue will add a new route from Pittsburgh, launching nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 29. The carrier will fly one daily round-trip flight between the cities on Airbus A320 jets.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Autos

Redlands Daily Facts

Deep water thwarts robot submarinea s 1st search for Flight 370

In this Monday, April 14, 2014, photo provided by the Australian Defense Force an autonomous underwater vehicle is deployed from ADV Ocean Shield in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Australia, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Lincoln Daily News

Undersea Drone Hunt For Malaysian Plane May Take Two Months

A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, U.S. search authorities said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Local NEWS 8

Solar plane set to circle globe

Their CVs combined look like the envy of all bona fide air adventurers. Pioneering ultralight aircraft? Been there.


Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Sub can't handle deep search

A robotic submarine, pictured Monday before its hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, was unable to handle the depth of the search area.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Social Security, Personal Finance, Federal Prisons, Prison

The Hartford Courant

Fuji Heavy plans factory to make Boeing 777X wing boxes: Nikkei

Japan's Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd plans to open a plant as early as next year to build wing boxes for Boeing Co's 777X passenger jet, the Nikkei reported.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Ansonia, CT