Aircraft

WWII veteran takes dream flight in iconic plane

PHOENIX – On the tarmac at Deer Valley Airport, a restored Boeing Stearman biplane stands ready. It’s an unusual but iconic sight for the men who will soon be sitting in its cockpit. “He said it was a WWII trainer,” Phillip Leon told his father Salvador. “Yes, I remember them …

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Checklist: Aircraft operating costs | Aviation Week Network

Checklist: Aircraft operating costs | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content BCA staff September 15, 2021 The cost of fuel is the most obvious direct cost of operating a business jet, but other factors must be taken into account. Credit: Clay Lacy Aviation BCA’s annual operations planning guide …

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Breeze Airways announces order for 20 Airbus A220-330s

Breeze Airways, a new U.S. airline founded by entrepreneur David Neeleman, publicly announced an order for 20 Airbus A220-330s for longer flights, confirming a Reuters report earlier this year. This order brings Breeze’s total A220 order to 80, making it the family’s second customer after Delta Air Lines and overtaking …

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Embry-Riddle ‘expects’ masks to be worn in classrooms and airplanes

Embry-Riddle ‘expects’ masks to be worn in classrooms and airplanes Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University announced on Tuesday that it expects all students to wear masks in classrooms and on airplanes. DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University announced on Tuesday that it expects all students to wear masks in classrooms and …

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More U.S. Navy ships and marine planes help rescue Haiti

Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to board the MV-22B Ospreys to deploy to Haiti in support of Joint Task Force-Haiti for a humanitarian aid and disaster relief mission in Marine Corps Air Station disaster event New River, North Carolina, August 23, 2021. US Navy …

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Biden says US-led Kabul evacuation is picking up steam

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden said on Sunday that the US-led evacuation of Americans, at-risk Afghans and others from Kabul airport accelerated over the weekend , although it remains vulnerable to threats posed by the extremist Islamic State group. A week after the Taliban completed their takeover of Afghanistan …

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