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1 hr ago | 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.

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

8 hrs ago | Newms360.com

ANA 747 speech

All Nippon Airways retired its last Boeing 747 on Thursday, with the pilots making a flyover at the Tupelo Regional Airport .

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Anchorage, AK

Thu Apr 17, 2014

AVHerald

Atlas B744 at Santiago on Apr 16th 2014, hydraulic failure

An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N477MC performing freight flight 5Y-33 from Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA to Santiago de Chile , was on approach to Santiago's runway 17L descending through 10,000 feet when the crew declared emergency reporting a hydraulic failure.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

ABC News

Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles at LA Airport

A Korean Air A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at a remote end of Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

New Scientist

Space shuttle carrier plane heads out on Texas convoy

A Boeing 747 that gave piggyback rides to space shuttles is about to hit the road one last time.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Houston, TX, US Military, Ellington Field, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force

The Wichita Eagle

Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing finalize supply contract

Spirit AeroSystems has finalized a new long-term supply agreement with Boeing, which covers pricing for the structures Spirit builds for Boeing commercial airplanes, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, Boeing 767, Springer

Hispanic Business

Boeing Realigns Engineering to Enhance Customer Support

"We're creating a single location for customer support at the to create a site dedicated to a superior customer experience.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 727, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Boeing 757

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Independent

Dreaming big in Boeing's jumbo factory

The plane maker operates the biggest factory in the world - just don't mention the parking to its 40,000 staff Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 777, Boeing 767

The News Tribune

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737 to United Airlines

Just two years after Boeing delivered its first 737 airliner, orders were so poor that the company seriously considered shutting down production of the twin jet.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 707, Boeing 727, Boeing 777, Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Forbes.com

In Their Own Words: Cylance Founder And CEO Stuart McClure

If you are familiar with the world of computer and network security , there is a very good chance you are familiar with Stuart McClure.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Startups, McAfee, Science, Computer Science, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Business News

Iol.co.za

Museum of historic wonders for fundis

Don't get me wrong I love Europe. The sense of history, culture and food means any visit is a multifaceted experience.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Boeing Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Wire

747 Shuttle Carrier Makes Big Move to Space Center Houston

"Even in a state as big as Texas, a move of this size is unprecedented," said Houston Mayor Annise Parker.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Texas, NASA

KMIZ

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MarketWatch

Spirit AeroSystems, Boeing close in on supply deal

Boeing Co. said it has reached a partial agreement on details of a new deal with one of its largest suppliers, though after months of talks, the two sides have yet to finalize a long-term pact for key parts of its main commercial jet programs.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737, Boeing 777, Boeing 767

TheStreet.com

Why Boeing's 787 Is to Norwegian What Boeing's 747 Was to People Express

As controversial low-fare carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle prepares to operate New York-London service, an inevitable comparison is with People Express, which first showed the world how attractive low-cost New York-London service could be --- and how it could be offered by jamming seats into the latest model Boeing On May 26, 1983, People Express ... (more)

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Business News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

Aircraft manufacturing in Helena takes off

Born in Bozeman and raised in Whitefish, Eric Smith graduated from Montana State University.

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Related Topix: Helena, MT, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737, Boeing 767

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Swiss Unveil New Solar Plane For Global Fight

The Swiss-made airplane built for the first round-the-world solar flight has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a large car.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, US Military, US Air Force

Jalopnik

Missouri To Deploy Ear-Splitting LRAD Sound Cannons To Deter Speeders

Good news! For people that like speeding in work zones! The Missouri Department of Transportation just acquired two Long Range Acoustic Devices, or LRADs, to blast incredibly loud noises at drivers as they speed past construction sites.

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Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Autos

BusinessWeek

Why Air France-KLM Might Want to Ditch Its Freighter Fleet

Still, express cargo units are generally a high-margin, specialized business that many, many international airlines with large fleets find lucrative despite the economic cycles.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Air France - KLM, Boeing 727, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, McDonnell-Douglas MD-11, Douglas Aircraft, Douglas DC-10, McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft, Boeing 767

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Milwaukee Courier Online

"Families of airline victims must fight fading attention"

Millions of dollars, international effort, and anguish surround the search for Malaysia's Flight 370.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Fire

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