Aviation

Ask the Captain: Can Boeing bring back the 757?

<b>Question: Is it possible that Boeing could bring back the 757 into production without having to design a whole new airplane? So many airlines now seem to want the 757.</b><p><b>– Dave, Foxboro, Massachusetts</b><p><i>Answer:</i>I doubt it. The 757 first flew in February 1982. The improvements in aerodynamics, flight …

Airports

737 jet pulls off a spectacular near-vertical takeoff at Farnborough International Airshow

That'll upset the drinks trolley! Watch 737 jet pull off a spectacular near-vertical takeoff at Farnborough International Airshow<p><b>The Boeing aircraft</b> …

Hampshire

131 days of Trump golf, playing on the taxpayer's dime, not yet dropped

If <b>Trump</b>'s <b>golfing</b> trend continues:<p>4 years - $1.07 billion<p>Trump projects bigly in his tweets this morning before golf: rigged witches now become “hunt …

Donald Trump

Boeing wants to build a new 'F-15X' fighter for the US Air Force

There may be a new-old fighter jet on the horizon for the U.S. Air Force.<p>DefenseOne reports that Boeing Co. is pitching a new version of the F-15 Eagle as the service defines its inventory mix of fourth- and fifth-generation aircraft.<p>Known as F-15X, the fighter would be equipped with better …

Military

Man called in bomb threat so he wouldn’t miss flight

An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport so he would avoid missing his flight was sentenced …

United Airlines

The BEST of Farnborough Airshow 2018

This photography post showcases the BEST of Farnborough Airshow 2018. These photos were taken during my visit to the show from Tuesday to Thursday. I …

Farnborough Airshow

Southwest Airlines and United Airlines: Why a Single 4-Letter Word Explains a Huge Difference | Inc.com

You might recall the single famous quote that summarizes a big difference between Southwest Airlines and United Airlines.<p>But while that inspiring quote tells the story from a passenger's perspective, there's an important difference between the two airlines from a business perspective, too.<p>In fact, …

Money

Boeing Extends Its 2018 Order Lead at the Farnborough Airshow

Boeing captured more than twice as many net firm orders as Airbus in the first half of 2018, and it's still building on that lead.<p><b>Airbus</b> …

Air Shows

American’s 767s Will Be Retired in 2020, but Lima Will Get the Worst Aircraft the Longest

At American’s ‘Crew News’ employee forum on Wednesday a Lima-based flight attendant asked about the airline’s plans to send new aircraft to Lima — …

Flying

World's strangest-looking airplane? New Airbus 'Beluga' takes flight

Airbus completed the maiden flight of its massive new BelugaXL transport aircraft on Thursday, debuting the plane in front of a crowd of more than …

Airbus

New routes, airlines at Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) announced 12 new routes for the regional hub, along with new carriers operating out of Manama.<p>Gulf Air, the …

Airports

Hamilton is celebrating 100 years of aviation history with this limited edition pilots watch

By Spencer Hart<p>We're big fans of pilot watches here at T3, and there's one brand that is more synonymous with these types of timepieces than the rest …

Watches

CIA expert believes China is waging 'cold war' with the US

A TOP CIA expert on Asia recently claimed China is using all its resources to replace the US as the world’s leading superpower through a “quiet kind …

Asia Travel

Ryanair flies into a summer storm of strikes and cancellations | Financial Times

On Wednesday, between cheery messages about its destination of the day, Ryanair tweeted that it would be cancelling up to 300 of its 2,400 daily …

Cabin Crew

Watch: Entire Crew Survives After Vintage Plane Crashes On Runway

A WWII-era plane was destroyed, but all 13 people aboard walked away after the plane crashed on takeoff Saturday. The C-47 "Bluebonnet Belle" crashed …

Conservative View

Ryanair Earnings Slide as Discount Giant Battles Labor Uprising

Labor strife is starting to weigh on Ryanair Holdings Plc.<p>The discount airline posted a 20 percent drop in first-quarter profit, and warned that …

Ryanair

Air Force gets first real look at future ICBM designs

Boeing and Northrop Grumman discussed proposed ideas with the Air Force last month as the service faces a 2019 deadline to specify requirements for …

Military

De Havilland Mosquito restoration aims to bring the plane back to UK

The wooden wonder will fly again! Plane enthusiasts launch £5m scheme to get RAF's all-wood de Havilland Mosquito which played key role in World War …

Engines

Airplane manufacturers look to reduce number of pilots with adapted jets

Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs.<p>Airbus SE and Thales SA expect the number of cockpit crew on long-haul …

Business

Man arrested for letting blow-up doll drift into flight path

A 19-year-old was arrested after the blow-up doll he had allegedly tied helium balloons to interrupted flight paths above Canada.<p>The man could face …

Weird

Now, gold smuggled in paste form: Hyderabad airport officials arrest one person

The new technique of smuggling gold disguised as a paste has baffled authorities. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Hyderabad seized 1.12 kg …

Civil Aviation

Govt Assures Issues Flagged by US Aviation Watchdog Will be Addressed

It did not elaborate on the observations or the concerns flagged by the US regulator, but said the FAA team will come for a final consultation within …

India News

Italian Government Looks to De-Privatize Alitalia

In the past year, Alitalia has faced bankruptcy multiple times. Last March, Alitalia announced a restructuring plan given how much money the airline …

Flying

Some Residents Upset After BWI Announces $55 Million Renovation, Adding 5 Southwest Gates

<b>LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) —</b> Some people are not happy over a multi-million dollar renovation at BWI that was approved this week over objection from those …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Hawaii Marines, sailors begin training with new fighter jet

Updated:Sunday, July 22 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-07-22 20:59:05 GMT<p>PHOTOS: 43rd annual Queen Lili'uokalani Keiki Hula Competition<p>PHOTOS: 43rd annual …

Military Aircraft

GE/Safran: A Jet-Engine Pure-Play

GE (NYSE:GE) and Safran's (OTCPK:SAFRF, OTCPK:SAFRY) aviation joint venture, CFM International, is a pure play on jet engines. How pure? Eighty …

Business

ADS-B Innovation From Applied Avionics Included In Latest Rockwell Collins AML

VIVISUN Annunciators For Multiple Part 25 And Part 23 Aircraft Available To Ship The Next Business Day<p>Rockwell Collins announced that their ADS-B Out …

Aerospace

Red Arrows at Farnborough Airshow - flight time and what to expect

**<p><b>**</b><p>Crowds caught an eyeful of red white and blue smoke on the first day of Farnborough International Airshow 's public weekend as the famous Red …

Surrey (UK)

Airbus eyes fighter jet merger with BAE

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The facility, commissioned in December 2012 by Godswill Akpabio when he was Governor, was to cater to maintenance on Boeing 737 aircraft, which is about 70 per cent of commercial airplanes by indigenous airline operators, Airbus and Bombardier aircraft.

Six years after the construction of the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility by the Akwa Ibom State Government, the facility is yet to be …

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