Commercial Aircraft Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. European Space Agencies Inaugurate 'Altered-Gravity' AircraftRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Aero-News Network

    ESA, France's space agency CNES and the German aerospace center DLR inaugurated the Airbus A310 ZERO-G refitted for altered gravity by running 12 scientific experiments this week. Repeatedly putting the aircraft on an up-and-down trajectory angled at up to 50 creates brief periods of weightlessness.

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  2. Boeing, TUI Group Finalize Order For 787-9 DreamlinerRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Aero-News Network

    Boeing and integrated leisure travel company TUI Group have finalized an order for one 787-9 Dreamliner with an option for one further 787-9. The order is valued at $257 million at current list prices.

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  3. Qatar Airways to fly the Airbus A350 XWB on its double-daily service to MunichRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | AME Info

    Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, has announced the expansion of its A350 services to Germany, with the new state-of-the-art aircraft being deployed on its Doha-Munich route. Commencing 1st October 2015, the Doha-based airline will be launching the A350 XWB to Munich alongside its existing Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on one of the two double-daily flights to Munich.

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  4. Is it possible to hack into a plane?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Iol.co.za

    As you debate whether to have red or white wine to accompany your in-flight meal, it's unlikely that you'll pay much attention to the middle-aged man in the seat next to you. In all likelihood, he will be tapping away at a laptop.

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  5. Is San Jose Airport Ready for a Major Crash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | NBC Bay Area

    The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit compared San Jose Airport's emergency preparedness to other airports of similar size and found it fell behind those airports without breaking FAA rules. Senior Investigative reporter Stephen Stock reports in a story that first aired May 19, 2015.

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  6. Boeing's 737 Max Order Underpins China's Growing Aviation IndustryRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | GuruFocus.com

    The American aerospace giant, Boeing , has booked net orders for 129 jets through May 12. Orders for its single aisle plane, the 737, make for the lion's share of the total orders. The narrow body jet has booked orders for 66 units, which is more than half the total orders.

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  7. Software Quality Blamed For Airbus CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | I programmer

    After a fatal crash of an A400M troop and cargo transport plane last week, Airbus has asked its military customers to conduct checks of the software in the electronic control unit of the engines. The crash, in which four members of a Spanish test crew were killed, happened on May 9. shortly after take off from Seville during a pre-delivery test flight.

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  8. KLM A332 near Aruba on May 16th 2015, fuel leakRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    A KLM Airbus A330-200, registration PH-AOA performing flight KL-765 from Amsterdam to Aruba with 203 people on board, had been enroute at FL400 and was in the initial descent towards Aruba when the crew reported they suspected a fuel leak at the left hand side. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Aruba's runway 11, emergency services confirmed a fuel leak from the left engine , the engine was shut down on the runway before the aircraft taxied to the apron.

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  9. Alaska B739 at Seattle on May 18th 2015, both left main tyres deflated on landingRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N462AS performing flight AS-601 from Las Vegas,NV to Seattle,WA with 173 people on board, touched down on Seattle's runway 34R at 00:05L , another aircraft was cleared to line up behind them, the crew of the aircraft lining up reported seeing some fire, sparks and smoke from the left main gear, tower reporting seeing nothing from tower. The aircraft rolled out while emergency services responded, the aircraft stopped on the runway with both left main tyres deflated.

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  10. Hawaiian A332 near Los Angeles on May 18th 2015, fuel leakRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    A Hawaiian Airbus A330-200, registration N395HA performing flight HA-3 from Los Angeles,CA to Honolulu,HI , had just reached FL330 about 120nm west of Los Angeles when the crew reported a fuel leak and decided to return to Los Angeles. On the way back the aircraft the crew reported they were no longer leaking fuel and expected a normal landing, no equipment needed on standby.

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  11. Pegasus B738 near Thessaloniki on May 18th 2015, loss of cabin pressureRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-IZD performing flight PC-5121 from Bodrum to London Gatwick,EN with 49 passengers, was enroute at FL400 about 30nm north of Thessaloniki when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL110 due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were not released. The aircraft subsequently turned around and diverted to Izmir for a safe landing about 65 minutes after leaving FL400.

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  12. American A321 near Memphis on May 15th 2015, severe turbulence injures flight attendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N169UW performing flight AA-1818 from Los Angeles,CA to Charlotte,NC , was enroute at FL350 about 150nm southwest of Memphis,TN when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing injuries to a flight attendant. The crew continued the flight for a safe landing in Charlotte about 90 minutes later.

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  13. Air Berlin A320 at Keflavik on May 15th 2015, bird strikeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    An Air Berlin Airbus A320-200, registration D-ABNL performing flight AB-3929 from Keflavik to Dusseldorf , was climbing out of Keflavik's runway 20 when the left hand engine ingested a bird prompting the crew to stop the climb at FL150 and return to Keflavik for a safe landing on runway 20 about 30 minutes after departure. A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration D-ABMV positioned to Keflavik, resumed the flight and reached Dusseldorf with a delay of 15.5 hours.

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  14. UTAir B735 at Samara on May 16th 2015, unsafe gearRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    A UTAir Boeing 737-500, registration VP-BFS performing flight UT-357 from Moscow Vnukovo to Samara with 66 passengers and 6 crew, was on final approach to Samara when the crew did not receive indication all gear was down and locked, went around, worked the related checklists and performed a low approach to Samara to have the gear inspected from the ground. Observers on the ground reported all gear appeared to be down and in correct position.

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  15. British Airways A320 near London on May 18th 2015, hydraulic problemRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | AVHerald

    Last Update: Monday, May 18th 2015 22:36Z 16742 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to May 18th 2015 Version 1.01 permits full offline reading, tracking of already read articles, introduces colour coding and fixes the app crashes encountered by a number of users. A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-MIDX performing flight BA-343 from Nice to London Heathrow,EN , was enroute at FL340 nearing the top of descent when the crew reported a hydraulic failure which would disable them to vacate the runway.

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  16. Jordan looks to low-cost aviation to promote affordable tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Al Bawaba

    Jordan is counting on low-cost aviation to reach new destinations and organise regular direct flights from traditional ones to further promote its brand as a safe destination, especially for tourism, Transport Minister Lina Shbeeb said on Monday. Speaking at a ceremony marking Air Arabia Jordan 's inaugural flight to Kuwait, the minister said the low-cost carrier will enhance competition in the aviation sector, yet must sustain high-quality services.

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  17. Every Airplane Has a StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The House of Rapp

    I've never been much of a gearhead. While I appreciate the craftsmanship some folks put into their automotive passion, the idea of overhauling engines and turning wrenches on cars just doesn't do anything for me.

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  18. mamemo Rises to the Top Once More with Middle East Events Awards NominationsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | PR.com

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2015 -- -- mamemo productions reaffirms its place as a leading company in the regional events industry with its newest crop of shortlisted nominations for the Middle East Event Awards 2015, the recognition many consider to be the Oscars of the regional events industry.

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  19. Police fear drones are being used to take photos of alarm systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Daily Mail

    Burglars are buying drones to identify targets: Police fear gadgets are being used to take undetected surveillance photos of alarm systems and getaway routes Burglars are buying drones to beat sophisticated intruder systems at expensive properties in Britain and the US, it has been revealed. Gangs can buy the gadgets for as little as 30 and send them over electric gates and fences to take a closer look at their targets - filming the layout of estates and zooming in on alarm system wiring.

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  20. Warning light forces Hawaii-bound jet's return to LA airportRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Hawaii-bound jetliner returned safely to Los Angeles on Monday after a cockpit light suggested a fuel valve was open. Hawaiian Airlines Flight 3 was about half an hour over the Pacific Ocean, on its way from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu, when a warning light on the Airbus A330 illuminated.

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