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3 hrs ago | Digital Photography Review

In pictures: Restoration of Boeing's first 747 'jumbo jet'

The Boeing 747 - or the 'jumbo jet' as it is commonly known, changed the world. The 747 first flew in 1969, and transformed modern air travel with its ability to carry more people - and more cargo - across the globe than any previous airliner, shrinking it in the process.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Merinews

A visit to Bangkok in 1982

After returning from Nara we had just a couple of days in Tokyo during which the only outing was to the outlet of Mikimoto Pearls.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Home Gardening, Home

Air & Space

Shuttles For Sale

Want the ultimate space collectible? Consider a space shuttle. The orbiters have flown 29 years and have a few miles on them , but soon all three will be up for grabs.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, NASA, Texas

Asia News Network

Corporate jets in vogue among Malaysia's wealthy

Private jets are often associated with the lifestyle of the rich and famous. The luxury of the past though is now giving way to practicality and such jets are becoming an indispensable tool of the corporate world.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

News24

.com | Planes in near-miss at PE airport

On the back of a tumultuous global aviation period, two planes from local airlines have allegedly been involved in a near-miss landing at Port Elizabeth Airport.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Travel

Express India

Air India ends contract of 30 pilots, including 15 expats

To fly the Dreamliners, the airline has trained almost 230 pilots and co-pilots, including almost half of those who originally flew narrow-body planes.

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CNET News.com

Despite tornadoes and derailments, the 737s keep on coming

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan., turns out 42 fuselages for 737s.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Wichita, KS, Springer, Boeing 777

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KOMO News

Salvage crews dismantle derailed airplane bodies

Forgotten but not gone, those airplane fuselages so unceremoniously dumped onto the side of the Clark Fork River west of Alberton on July 3 remain at Rivulet in varying states of dismemberment.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Transportation, Railroads, Montana Rail Link, Train Disaster, Boeing 777, Wichita, KS

Business Journal

Report: Derailed Spirit AeroSystems fuselages being dismantled and scrapped

It appears there may not be much the Boeing Co. and Spirit AeroSystems Inc. can salvage from the 737 fuselages involved in a Montana train derailment earlier this month, including these three that slid into a nearby river.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Missoula, MT

Payvand News of Iran

Boeing to provide Iran Air with plane parts: Report

Aerospace giant Boeing has reportedly signed a deal with Iran Air to provide the Iranian flag carrier airline with plane parts.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

First 747 finally returning to glory

Technicians work to restore the interior and exterior of the original Boeing 747 prototype following decades of outdoor service and display since its maiden flight in 1969, photographed here on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Wash.

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MarketWatch

Lessons from a pilot after the recent airplane crashes

Patrick Smith, 48, a Boston-based pilot who has flown Boeing 747 airplanes over Africa, Europe, the Middle East and South America, says there may be some changes to the Federal Aviation Administration guidelines in light of recent air disasters.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Burkina Faso, World News, Africa

Cockpit Conversation

Summer One-Liners

I always scribble notes on my OFPs, but I don't always get time to transform them into blog entries.

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Air & Space

Fly Canola

The Green Flight International team is fine-tuning the viscosity of their fuel to avoid this buildup of soot in engine components.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Reno, NV, Drink, Cocktails

Vanguard

90 escape death at Aminu Kano Airport

No fewer than 90 passengers aboard Istanbul bound Turkish Airline cheated death at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport Tuesday night when a petrol tanker refuelling it reportedly burst into flame.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNET News.com

Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Over the last century, the aviation industry has steadily pushed ahead with bold new designs.

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Courier News

FAA extends flight ban to Israel for 24 hoursFAA extends flight ban...

The Federal Aviation Administration extended its prohibition Wednesday against U.S. flights to Israel for a second 24 hours, a day after a missile fell within a mile of the Tel Aviv airport.

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TheStreet.com

Delta Says Not to Fear International Unit Revenue Declines

On Wednesday, executives emphasized that the carrier's international operations remain strong.

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Daily Herald

Boeing boosts 2014 forecast as jetliner deliveries reach record

Chicago-based Boeing Co. raised its full-year profit forecast as the world's biggest planemaker reaps gains from faster production that is driving jetliner deliveries to record levels.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Salvation Army offers free school supplies for students

Every year, The Salvation Army coordinates a school supply donation drive with the aim of supplying over 1,200 students in Northwest Ohio with a back pack and the supplies to start the school year off on the right foot.

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