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Pilatus Delivers 1,500th PC-12

Swiss airframer Pilatus delivered the 1,500th aircraft in its PC-12 series last week. In a handover celebration at the manufacturer’s headquarters in …

Customers

Fatal A400M crash linked to data-wipe mistake

<b>A military plane crash in Spain was probably caused by computer files being accidentally wiped from three of its engines, according to investigators.</b><p>Plane-maker Airbus discovered anomalies in the A400M's data logs after the crash, suggesting a software fault.<p>And it has now emerged that Spanish …

Engines

Language Plays a Greater Role in Aviation Accidents Than the Industry May Realize

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined the crash occurred partly from the flight crew’s failure to properly declare a fuel …

Aviation

GE Upbeat on Business Aviation

Despite closing its corporate flight department and disposing of nearly all its executive jets, General Electric is bullish on business aviation.<p>GE …

Aviation

Sorry Microsoft, Delta is switching to iOS

Delta Air Lines plans to ditch all its Windows devices in favor of iOS next year.<p>iPhone 7 Plus will replace its fleet of Nokia handsets, while iPad Pro will take the place of Microsoft’s Surface tablet.<p>Delta has been using Windows devices for a range of tasks. Nokia Lumia phones provide in-flight …

IPad Pro

GE Aviation Says HondaJet Is Saving Money

The numbers are in: GE Aviation, the first corporate user of the HondaJet, says the diminutive business aircraft is boosting productivity and saving …

Aviation

Etihad pilot dies mid flight

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Sep 27, 2017 | 1 comment<p>Well, file this one under “everyone has to go sometime…”<p>An Etihad Airways pilot died …

World's largest airplane is rolled out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even if you had been allowed to kick the tires as the world's largest airplane was rolled out for the first time Wednesday, it might have taken you a while.<p>Stratolaunch -- which is designed to release rockets that will carry satellites into space -- has a 385-foot wingspan, features six …

Space Travel

AVIATION WEEK

Boeing's 787-10 took off on its first flight from Charleston, South Carolina, earlier today.

Boeing 787-10 completes first flight in Charleston

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Charleston

The laptop ban on flights is a giant middle finger to business travelers

The Trump administration announced on Tuesday its latest effort to make life more difficult for anyone—citizen or noncitizen—who wishes to travel to and from the United States.<p>As of right now, passengers on directs flights leaving 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa on eight non-U.S. …

Trump Administration

Boeing Rolls Out First 787-10 Assembled in South Carolina

Boeing rolled out the first 787-10 widebody airliner assembled at its North Charleston, South Carolina, facility on February 17 in a rousing ceremony …

Aviation Innovation: 6 Things making flying sexy

(iStock)<p>Cape Town – Gone are the days of bad resolution palm-sized screens to keep you occupied on your flight for 16 hours straight. Banished are …

Aviation

Is '1970 in Aviation' the Most Fascinating Page on Wikipedia?

A year of hijackings, crashes, military operations, and regulation that ends on the sour note of also being the most financially ruinous year in …

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner: what you need to know

The first Boeing 787-10 rolled out of the hangar this weekend, and is expected to make its inaugural test flight by early March. Here's what you need …

TestFlight

NTSB Posts Preliminary Report on Cleveland CJ Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board last week published its preliminary report — essentially a list of the facts gathered to this point — about …

Spectre of false glideslope emerges in Bishkek 747 crash

Preliminary information about the Boeing 747-400F crash at Bishkek appears to indicate that the aircraft encountered a false glideslope before …

Kyrgyzstan

Technology will destroy millions of American jobs

Bill Pugliano/Getty A significant part of Trump's campaign centered on the angst of the white middle class and the ongoing loss of jobs in the Rust Belt. And that focus gave him his margin of victory.<p>Trump promised to bring those jobs back, a sentiment that resonated powerfully with the electorate. …

UPDATED: Air ambulance that crashed off Senegal carrying 7 people may have 'touched' another plane

A medical evacuation plane carrying seven people, including a French patient, crashed off the coast of Senegal, aviation sources said Sunday, …

Airplanes

New Twist to U.S. C-27 Saga With Afghan Scrappings

The recent scrapping in Afghanistan of 16 Alenia C-27A Spartans, which were meant to serve as the core airlift fleet of the Afghan air force, has …

$500 Million Worth of Planes Collecting Dust

December 11, 2013<p>A collection of 16 airplanes paid for by the U.S. Air Force is collecting dust at the Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan …

Spectacular Photos of a Hot Air Balloon Trip Over Cappadocia, Turkey

Alessio Andreani is a London-based Italian photographer who travels frequently throughout Europe, taking photos along the way. Wherever he goes, he …

Photography

Dreamliner Battery Fire Caused by Inadequate Testing, Design

The battery fire that led to the grounding of Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner jets for more than three months last year was caused by inadequate design …

First attempt at around-the-world solar-powered flight to take off from Abu Dhabi in March, 2015

A photo from a recent test flight of the Solar Impulse aircraft.<p>Solar Impulse is described as “the only airplane of perpetual endurance, able to fly …

Saft 018550-000 Model 4579 Nicad Battery Assembly

Don't put off something critical like a main battery! This Saft 018550-000 Model 4579 Nicad battery assembly is 24 volts, uses cell VHP450KA-1, and …

Boeing

Google Genomics is a cloud service just for DNA data

Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch: Have genomes? Store them with us.<p>The search giant's first product for the DNA age …

How Indigenous Peoples Day Came to Be

<i>Updated 10:47 a.m. EST</i><p>Earlier this month, the Seattle City Council unanimously voted to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an alternative to …

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. It's a story we're hearing from nearly every airline still flying the most recognizable passenger jet in aviation history -- rising fuel costs are prompting carriers to ground their fleets, …

Opinion: Can The Boeing 747 Remain A Flagship?

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Boeing