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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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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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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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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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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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

US airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Gaza Conflict Day 15: Here's What You Need To Know

A relative bursts into tears in front of the bodies of seven members of the Kelani family, killed overnight by an Israeli strike in Gaza City.

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Austrian Times

Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond

An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Airlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear

In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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WBTV

Delta cancels all Israel flights over missile fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Fast Company

Delta Cancels All Flights to Israel

Delta has canceled all flights to Israel indefinitely with reports of a rocket near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport, according to the Associated Press.

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