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AA Flight From LA to DFW Lands Due to Cracked Windshield

An American Airlines flight headed for Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport immediately returned to Los Angeles International Airport after the cockpit windshield cracked.

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Related Topix: Transportation, DallasFort Worth International Airport, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757

Mon Sep 01, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Fatberg 'as big as a Boeing 747'

IF you tip hot fat down your kitchen sink, poke food down the drain or put moistened towelettes down the toilet, this is what happens.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft

ABS-CBN News

Philippine Airlines retires B747 fleet

The last B747 flight of flag carrier Philippine Airlines bowed out of service early Monday, landing at 3:30 a.m. into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 tarmac.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft

Canberra City News

Did Qantas bet the house on the wrong planes?

WHEN Qantas posted a A$2.8 billion loss - the highest in the airline's history - last week, one critical point was that $2.6 billion came from a write-down of the value of the aircraft in the Qantas international fleet, as it plans to to split its domestic and international arms .

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Boeing 737

Today.Az

Azerbaijan buys Boeing 747-8 Freighters

Azerbaijan`s national cargo carrier, Silk Way West airlines, has purchased two Boeing 747-8 Freighters.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Asia, South Korea, World News

The Motley Fool

Here's Why General Electric Company Is Putting Billions into Aviation

During the First World War, the company designed America's first airplane engine "booster" or turbosupercharger, and in the 90-odd years that have passed, it's crossed several important milestones.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A350

LBC 97.3

Boeing 747 Sized Fatberg Forms Under Shepherd's Bush

The congealed mass of fat, wet wipes and other litter wrongly put down drains and toilets has formed under a 80 metre stretch of Shepherd's Bush Road.

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Related Topix: Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft

Bangkok Post

SpiceJet ends hiatus with new route from...

SpiceJet, India's second largest low-cost carrier , is returning to Bangkok later this month after a six-month hiatus.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

UPI

Almanac for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Those born on this day are under the sign of Virgo. They include German composer Engelbert Humperdinck in 1854; "Tarzan" creator Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1875; dancer/singer Marilyn Miller in 1898; labor leader Walter Reuther in 1907; actors Richard Farnsworth in 1920, Yvonne De Carlo in 1922 and George Maharis in 1928 ; undefeated heavyweight ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boxcar Willie, Country, Conway Twitty, Symphony, Arts, Boeing 747, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Hurricane, Hurricane Gustav, Weather

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Post and Courier

Grapevine: Boeing 787 carbon fiber scraps get repurposed for the gridiron

The man-made materials that Boeing uses to build composite 787 airframes soon also will be found on football players.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

Post and Courier

Machinists union faces uphill climb to organize Boeing South Carolina

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is assembled in North Charleston, where the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is trying to rally workers for the union.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, South Carolina, Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Star-Telegram.com

American names first woman to head DFW pilot base

Capt. Kathi Durst, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy who has been with the company for more than 25 years, will lead the carrier's largest pilot base.

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Related Topix: Air Force Academy, CO, United States Air Force Academy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, US Military, US Air Force

The Motley Fool

Can You Guess the 2 Best-Selling Wide-Body Planes of the Last Decade?

The introduction of wide-body planes in the 1960s ushered in a new era of air travel for aircraft makers, airlines, and the masses.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 747, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350

Daily Herald

Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers

Fliers aren't imagining it: Airliners across the country have pushed for years for denser, more lucrative cabins -- and jet makers are unveiling innovative new ways to cram more passengers into shrinking seats.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Virgin America, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Aircraft, Embraer 190, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Weirton Daily Times

Tillman to convey experiences

Mark Tillman remembers the first time he was at he controls of Air Force One, and it came on a flight that was headed not too many miles north of here.

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Related Topix: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, W., George Bush, Barbara Bush, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base

Sat Aug 30, 2014

AVHerald

Jayawijaya B732 at Wamena on Aug 30th 2014, burst tyres during backtrack

A Jayawijaya Dirgantara Boeing 737-200, registration PK-JRB performing a freight flight from Jayapura to Wamena , had safely landed at Wamena at 13:05L .

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

HeraldNet

Customers cancel orders for early Boeing 787s

Two customers canceled orders this month for nine of the 10 early production 787 Dreamliners that Boeing has struggled to sell, reports the Wall Street Journal .

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Examiner.com

Around The World Tour with TCS Expeditions and Jean Newman Glock

A trip of a lifetime doesn't seem to adequately describe the " Around The World " adventure offered by TCS Expeditions .

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 757, Travel/Tourism, Four Seasons Hotels, Hotels

The Raw Story

Washington conservative think tank to boycott Labor Day by working Monday

A conservative group in Olympia, Washington has vowed to boycott Labor Day because of the holiday's association with labor unions.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Seattle Times, Media, Publishing, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 787

The Baltimore Sun

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17

Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a deputy defense minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

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

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