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LaunchPoint propels the future of electric flight

GOLETA, Calif .– A team of top engineers and business leaders in Goleta have joined forces to power the future of electric flight. Officially formed in June 2020, LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions has developed advanced electric motors and hybrid electric propulsion systems to expand the flight of drones, flying cars …

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Cheers! Nonstop flights to London returning to Austin in October

AUSTIN (KXAN) – It’s been 17 months since British Airways offered a nonstop flight to London from Austin, but on October 13 it returned. Officials at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Thursday announced the return of the popular non-stop service to London-Heathrow, and the airline will offer flights three days a …

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Scott’s Cheap Flights Elite subscription: how it works

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Loading Something is loading. They say once you travel first class you can never go back by coach. There is nothing quite like rolling past the first-class curtain to cover yourself in plush and, in some …

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Amir Khan “disgusted” after flight kicks off

Amir Khan was pulled from an American Airlines flight. Image: Getty British boxing champion Amir Khan blasted American Airlines, claiming he was taken off a flight “for no reason.” In a video posted to Twitter this week, the 34-year-old said he was trying to get to a training camp in …

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New York Jets Flight Connections 09/20/21

Hello, Gang Green Nation! Hope you all start the day well. Shout out to Mr. Wells for holding the fort over the weekend. The New York Jets suffered a grueling loss to the New England Patriots yesterday. Spearheading that loss was rookie Zach Wilson, who threw four interceptions in the …

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Rolls-Royce electric plane takes off

Rolls-Royce Aerospace manufactures jet engines that power many planes around the world. While they are at the cutting edge of technology in terms of efficiency, they also leave behind a lot of greenhouse gas emissions. The company has been a leader in the development of electric propulsion systems for airplanes …

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New York Jets Flight Connections 09/14/21

Hello, Gang Green Nation! Hope you all start the day well. After several players got injured in Sunday’s game, we finally got a glimpse. Despite a frightening injury, Becton is only expected to miss 4-6 weeks after dislocating his knee and spraining the MCL. Lamarcus Joyner, another free agent acquisition …

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Where is the refund for my canceled Lufthansa flight?

Q. Last year I booked plane tickets from Prague to Los Angeles through SkyLux, an online ticket broker. After Lufthansa canceled my flight at the last minute, a SkyLux agent promised me that the company had refunded my money, but that I had to pay for a new ticket. The …

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World War II veterans take flight in Alma

ALMA, Neb. (KSNB) – Two World War II veterans had the opportunity to take a ride in the sky once again at Alma Municipal Airport on Friday. Veterans were offered a free morning get on a biplane via “Dream Flights”. Family, friends and other members of the community came to …

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A freighter takes off for the space station

A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket lifted off the east coast of Virginia on Tuesday, soared over the Atlantic Ocean, and departed after the International space station to deliver 4 tons of crew supplies, equipment and research material. The two Russian-built RD-181 first-stage engines ignited with a burst of flame at …

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New York Jets Flight Connections 08/06/21

Hello, Gang Green Nation! Hope you all start the day well. One player who has consistently turned heads at training camp is rookie WR Elijah Moore. Moore has already received rave reviews from coaches, players and analysts, and has apparently played a big part in every training session. The team …

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Another in-flight first: drone delivery to Ocracoke

Delivery to Ocracoke by drone flight. [NCDOT photo] The charm of Ocracoke Island comes from its isolation, but that isolation presents challenges. Especially when storms hit, it can be difficult to get vital supplies on the island. It may soon become a little easier thanks to the successful drone test …

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Lufthansa makes maiden Boeing 747-8 flight to Palma de Mallorca

After months of waiting, Lufthansa operated its first flight in a Boeing 747-8 from Frankfurt (Germany) to Palma de Mallorca (Spain). The flight took place on July 17 and was not operated by “any” 747-8. Indeed, lucky passengers boarded the D-ABYT, Lufthansa’s special retro-livery jumbo jet. D-ABYT is Lufthansa’s 747-8 …

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Jeff Bezos’ space flight: here’s everything you need to know

But Bezos’ flight and the technology his company developed to get him there is very different from Branson’s. Blue Origin’s New Shepard is a small suborbital rocket that takes off vertically from a launch pad, providing a shorter but faster experience than the air-launched space plane created by Branson’s Virgin …

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New York Jets flight connections 07/14/21

Hello, GGN! Hope you all start the day well. With time expiring before the franchise tag deadline, it emerged that team and outstanding safety Marcus Maye had yet to agree on a long-term deal. A report was released that an offer was made by Maye, but that deal has since …

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Boeing MAX heads to new test flights in China

Chinese aviation officials have indicated they are willing to conduct flight tests on Boeing’s 737 MAX, a step towards lifting the plane’s immobilization in that country after more than two years, according to people familiar with the matter. Details of a validation flight for the MAX in China are still …

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native of Boone Co. takes flight with honors | New

BOONE COUNTY – Captain Zachary Cox of Hewett graduated with honors from specialized undergraduate pilot training on May 7 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. The 18 new Airmen in Class 21-09, from the 14th Student Squadron, completed a 52-week pilot training program that began with a 6-week pre-flight …

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Book international flight offers? Be Safe – NBC Bay Area

The notification on your phone boasts: A trip across the Atlantic is cheaper than a fight in Florida. And that’s true. But before blindly buying the travel bargains that social media influencers tout, you should probably do your homework. Some offers are legitimately good. For example, Scott’s Cheap Flights tweeted …

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United’s new jets offer in-flight displays supporting Bluetoot

(Pocket-lint) – United Airlines quietly announced a long-requested feature for the seatback screens found in its new Boeing 737 Max 8 jets: Support for bluetooth earphones and earphones. The company announced the feature as part of a large United Next plans to update its fleet with a better in-flight experience. …

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Stars and Stripes – Honor Flights to resume travel in August

Veterans and their guardians gather at the National WWII Memorial in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (Emma Swislow / Stars and Stripes) WASHINGTON – The Honor Flight Network, which sends veterans to visit war memorials in Washington, DC, will restart flights in August after a 16-month suspension during …

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Vistara offers plane tickets from 1,099 in new flash sale

Vistara airline has announced a special 48-hour sale starting today, June 24. Discounted fares are available for all three economy class travel classes from ₹1,099, Premium Economy to ₹2,099 and business class at ₹5,999, including all taxes and fees, on its home network, Vistara said. The Vistara Monsoon Sale is …

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Honor Flight Flys Again – The Corvallis Advocate

Corvallis has many veterans of the Vietnam War, the Korean War and several of the Second World War, including a surprising number of Pearl Harbor Veterans – a group which is among the most honored but also the most deeply traumatized of all the members of the Greatest Generation. So …

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Paper airplane flight challenge

Paper airplane flight challenge

Not sure about a new design? Scientists and engineers often start with a model. With a template, you can test new ideas on a small scale before going any further. They are also cheaper, easier to produce, and often exhibit design flaws. For us at home, the paper airplane continues …

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American Airlines adds nonstop flight from Tulsa to Austin

TULSA, Okla. – American Airlines announces that it will begin offering daily nonstop service from Tulsa to Austin later this year. The new non-stop service will operate year round from November 2, 2021. “We look forward to adding a new service from Tulsa to Austin, giving local customers another choice …

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