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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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United Airlines will require all future hires to be vaccinated, current flight crews have offered vaccination incentives – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– In an effort to restore the travel industry to its full pre-pandemic strength, one of the country’s largest airlines has implemented a new company-wide policy for immunization of employees. United Airlines has confirmed the new policy that will require future flight attendants to be vaccinated against COVID-19, while …

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Inaugural Frontier flight connects Grand Junction to Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Col. Grand Junction Regional Airport may be the smallest airport in the country, but a big business boom could happen with the addition of the sixth airline with direct flights to the city, which is a mile above the ground. Airport Executive Director Angela Padalecki says: “A year …

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Kaley Cuoco’s leap from Big Bang Theory to flight attendant

During their conversation for Varietyin the Actors on Actors series, Elizabeth Olsen told Kaley Cuoco that she played Wanda Maximoff for two years in a row, having gone from the Disney Plus series “WandaVision” straight to the upcoming Marvel Studios film “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness . “ …

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Messages from the road: National Flight 93 Memorial

Flight 93 Memorial: The design of the Flight 93 Memorial and adjacent museum is a work of art. Shown are visitors as they walk on the ‘Flight Path’ catwalk at the memorial. The dark gray walkway leads to a view of the crash site about a quarter mile and down …

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New York Jets Flight Connections 05/28/21

Hello, GGN! Hope you all have a good start to the day. The OTA started on Monday, but it just opened to media yesterday. From all the testimonials, rookie QB Zach Wilson started strong for OTA, which is at least a good sign – although we probably wouldn’t hear a …

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Allegiant offers new direct service from San Diego through August

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Allegiant Air on Thursday began seasonal nonstop service from San Diego International Airport to Mesa, Ariz. Through the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and will begin seasonal nonstop service to Kalispell, Montana via Glacier Park and Pasco International Airport, Washington via Tri-Cities Airport Friday. Flights to all three …

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