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NASA Personnel Share First Flight Experiences...

In 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt declared that Wright's birthday would become a time to celebrate the importance of aviation each year, selecting the date since Orville and his brother Wilbur took part in the first-ever controlled flight of a heavier-than-air machine leaving the ground under its own power.

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Boing Boing

Face tracking + projection mapping = very strange

MotoArt , an outfit I've blogged before that transforms airplane parts into furniture, built this glorious conference table based on an engine scavenged from a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet.

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TechEBlog

You Normally Find These in Junkyards, But This 747 Engine was Transformed Into a Conference Table

You normally find discarded jumbo jet engines in airplane junkyards, but this one was transformed into a futuristic-looking conference table by MotoArt.

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Business Journal

Report: Airbus has slashed A380 prices to try and snag sales

Airbus' A380 has netted 318 orders, with the company delivering 138 planes, since the company rolled out the superjumbo jet in 2005.

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Seeking Alpha

Why The Airbus A380 Is On A Dead Track And Will Be Beaten By The Boeing 777X

The Airbus A380 was introduced to dethrone the Boeing 747, but also hauled in significant orders from Asian airlines.

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The White House

From the Archives: Air Force One and Presidential Air Travel

The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment's notice.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, US Air Force, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 707, Morocco Travel, Africa Travel, Travel

The Toronto Star

What the future of air travel looks like

An Airbus A380 - the largest passenger aircraft on the planet - is seen in flight at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. in July.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus Aircraft, Marketing, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Qantas holds job cuts line

Qantas' plans for drastic cost cutting in its ailing international division are not expected to include job losses over and above the 5000 positions it has already earmarked to go.

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Asia News Network

24 of 43 Malaysians on board positively identified

Authorities have positively identified 24 of the 43 Malaysians who were on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down in the Ukraine on July 17. Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the remaining 19 victims could not be found or have yet to be extracted from the crash site in Donestk.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cleveland.com

Airline memorabilia show at Hopkins has eveything but a window seat

Think of any object that could carry the name of an airline and it was probably at the Cleveland Airline Collectables Show today at the Sheraton Hopkins hotel.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Lawrence, KS

The Motley Fool

2 Boeing Best Sellers That Keep Creating History

Its strong product portfolio includes the 737 family, 747 jumbo jet, the 747-8 family, 767 models, the 777, and the 787 Dreamliner.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Boeing 707

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Engadget

The death of the original jumbo jet, Boeing's 747-400

Later this month, Cathay Pacific's 747 will fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong for the very last time.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Click2Houston

Shuttle Independence replica placed atop Space Center Houston carrier

A giant crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence onto Space Center Houston's shuttle carrier aircraft Thursday morning.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Shuttle replica hoisted atop jumbo jet in Houston

A crane lifts a space shuttle replica to be place atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Thursday morning, Aug. 14, 2014, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Daily Times

PIA airlifts 500 stranded Pakistanis from Libya : August 14, 2014,

KARACHI On the instructions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan International Airlines has decided to operate special flights to Libya to bring back the stranded Pakistanis.

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The Economist

Lexington: Chuck Hagel's world

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Houston Chronicle

Shuttle replica makes final landing atop 747

A crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence nearly three stories Thursday to its resting place atop a Boeing 747 transport plane at Space Center Houston .

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Hispanic Business

Cathay Pacific announces 2014 Interim Results

Earnings per share were HK8.8 cents compared to earnings per share of HK0.6 cents for the corresponding period in the previous year.

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Bloomberg

Hagel Says Iraq Rescue Less Likely as Civilians Escape

U.S. troops found fewer trapped civilians on a mountain in northern Iraq than expected, making it "far less likely" that the U.S. will conduct a rescue operation, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seattle Times

Boeing, politicians celebrate 777X wing plant construction

Boeing executives and Washington state politicians marked the beginning of demolition work at the Everett widebody jet plant Wednesday to make way for the new 777X composite wing factory.

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