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3 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.

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

7 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.

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

9 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.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jalopnik

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.

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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.

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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."

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

SavannahNow

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Journalgazette.net

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.

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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.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

US Airways pornographic tweet sets Twitter on fire

We apologize for an inappropriate image recently shared as a link in one of our responses.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Hijacked airman's family still suffering 37 years after crash

The daughter of the pilot killed in what, until Flight 370, was Malaysia's deadliest aviation crash talks to Phil Taylor about living with the disaster.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

ABC News

Co-Pilot of Southwest Wrong-Airport Jet Retiring

Southwest Airlines Co. says that the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane's captain has resumed flying.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Branson, MO, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

The Age

Underwater vehicle to search seabed for MH370 clues

As the search moves to the ocean floor, the best hope of finding the final resting place of flight MH370 now falls on four possible black box signals, the new discovery of an oil slick and a slow-moving robot.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

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