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56 min ago | KPLR-11

Official: Search intensifies, current area should be completed in a week

The underwater drone scanning for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 should complete its task in the zone under scrutiny within a week, as the search for the plane intensifies, a government official said Saturday - day 43 of the effort.


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

4 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Air Canada vows to fire baggage tosser caught on video

Air Canada is spending most of the weekend apologizing for what appeared to be a baggage-handling incident from a YouTube video that is circulating on social media.


Related Topix: Canada, North America, Startups, Facebook, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

8 hrs ago | The Age

China's high-flyers grounded by red tape

In the United States, public reaction to the corporate use of business jets can be scathing when instances of obvious excess become publicised, such as the day in 2008 when the top executives of Detroit's big three automakers each used a private jet to fly to Washington to argue for $25 billion in taxpayer bailouts.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream Aircraft

12 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Malaysia asks world to pray for missing plane clue

Malaysian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hamzah Zainudin, left, listens as Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein answers a question from a journalist during a press conference on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, April 19, 2014.


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

16 hrs ago | The Age

Qantas plane forced back to US

A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A380, Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, China, Australia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, US Military, US Navy

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Security threat reported on Detroit-Denver Delta f...

A Delta Airlines flight that landed at a Denver airport was directed to a remote airport taxiway after an unspecified "potential security threat" onboard and passengers were ushered off the plane and were being interviewed by authorities, officials said.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grumman dedicates Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in Florida

Tom Vice, corporate vice president and president, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, addresses the media with, from left, Florida State Sen. John Thrasher, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Christine McGlade, Northrop Grumman manufacturing vice president and St. Augustine site manager.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Rick Scott, US Governors, St. Augustine, FL


Dassault Aviation Rolls out 250th Falcon 7X

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Related Topix: Dassault Falcon, Civil Aircraft, Dassault Aircraft, Dassault Falcon 7X, Dassault Rafale, Military Aircraft

Free Republic

World’s largest airship set to take off with Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson at the helm

Advances in materials, avionics and aerodynamic design mean that we have overcome the lion's share of these obstacles.


Related Topix: Bruce Dickinson, Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Life, Flying, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft

Sys-Con Media

South African Airways Launches Airbus A330-200 Aircraft on...

The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong passenger appeal, that will enable SAA to continue providing a high-quality customer experience and the efficiencies to support its profitability strategies.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Transportation, Airlines, South African Airways

Thu Apr 17, 2014


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

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,

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

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

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

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

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