China develops new fighter base near Ladakh

Rafale fighter plane operating in the Ladakh region (file photo) New Delhi [India]July 19 (ANI): Seeking to overcome the limitations of its combat aircraft operations along the Line of Real Control (LAC) with India, China is developing an air base for combat aircraft operations near the eastern region of Ladakh …

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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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Aviator Amelia Earhart disappears over Pacific Ocean

On July 2, 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared while trying to travel around the world. Born in Atchison, Kansas in 1897, Earhart began flying at the age of 24. She was considered one of the first female aviators. In 1928, publisher George P. Patnam invited her to become the first …

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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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LEESHA FAULKNER: When Moisant flew to Tupelo | Chroniclers

In the digital archives of the Oren Dunn Municipal Museum is a photo of a small, dark-eyed man standing next to a 50-horse Bléroit in a field in Tupelo. The caption below the photo indicates that the pilot, John Moisant, nicknamed the crimson painted plane “The Red Dragon”. The photograph …

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‘Doc’ roars on Terre Haute | Local News

The top gunner of a B-29 had a full view of the aircraft, from the rear wing and all around the aircraft. This is the view aboard the B-29 “Doc” which took off from the Terre Haute regional airport. Howard Greninger / Tribune-Star As the big engines of the B-29 …

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Russia sends military planes to fight fires in Siberia | News | DW

Russia on Wednesday deployed military planes to aid some 2,000 ground firefighters battling forest fires that rage over nearly 800,000 hectares (about 2 million acres) in Siberia. The Defense Ministry said it had sent Ilyushin II-76 transport planes to the Sakha-Yakutia region for water bomb attacks. Military helicopters were also …

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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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Covid Brings Supply Flood to Aircraft Recycling Companies

Few will argue that aircraft recycling has grown from a nearly non-existent polluting industry to a classic example of how aerospace contributes to a circular economy and aviation’s overarching environmental sustainability goals. Depending on the type of aircraft, recyclers can reclaim around 90% of an aircraft’s weight for reuse in …

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Funds provide lift for aircraft project | Business

If a company is working on a US Army helicopter called Raider X, it stands to reason that the project requires a high level of cybersecurity. For a St. Joseph business, $ 30,000 funding in Buchanan County will do just that. Buchanan County Commission donates $ 30,000 from its economic …

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Twins beat cats 5-1

BY JIM MISUNAS [email protected] DERBY – The Twins played a home derby to defeat Great Bend 5-1 on Saturday in the most unique game in Bat Cats history. The Bat Cats (15-11) and Derby (10-11) meet again Sunday at 3 p.m. at Al Burns Memorial Field. It’s just half the …

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Matheson: Aviation training schools are great neighbors

By Neal Matheson Regarding the recent letter to the editor “Why can’t aviation schools be great neighbors? In the Apache Junction / Gold Canyon Independent newspaper from July 2021: Aviation training schools are great neighbors. Trainer aircraft have been flying safely from Williams / Gateway and Falcon Field airports for …

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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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Donn E. McGinnis | Obituary

Donn Evans McGinnis, 89, died on Saturday July 3, 2021 at his Pinehurst home surrounded by his wife Sara, children and stepson. Mr. McGinnis was born July 12, 1931 in Massillon, Ohio, to Roger and Carolyn McGinnis. Mr. McGinnis graduated from high school in Danville, Ill. (1949) and had just …

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Buying a private plane: advice from an expert

SPONSORED CONTENT Choosing the right aircraft for your mission is one thing, buying it the easy way is another. There are enough pitfalls in the journey to turn your dream into a nightmare. In this article, SA broker in financing advised shares with us their tips for a smooth transition …

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Electric planes run to market

ZeroAvia and Eviation Aircraft Inc. have both predicted in recent announcements that 2024 will be the year their electric planes go into service. Each combines proven technologies with innovation in the hope of speeding up the certification process. For ZeroAvia, that means using a hydrogen fuel cell to store energy …

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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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Jennifer Lopez wears plunging summer maxi dress in the Hamptons

Jennifer Lopez wears her best summer whites. The “On the Floor” singer was pictured shopping with her sister Lynda Lopez in the Hamptons wearing a dreamy bohemian-inspired maxi dress. J.Lo paired the plunging embroidered number with strappy flat sandals, tinted aviator sunglasses, a white leather Valentino handbag and her signature …

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Rex swept away by the aviators | Sports

The Terre Haute-based Rex are struggling to keep the opposition from scoring points and this was evident when Lafayette visited Bob Warn Field for a double schedule on Sunday. The Aviators swept the twinbill, winning the opener 12-2 and the nightcap 9-4 in front of a crowd of 227 fans. …

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Eviation Aircraft presents technical details for ‘Alice’

Eviation Aircraft has unveiled the design and technical setup of its all-electric Alice aircraft, which is scheduled to make its maiden flight later this year. Certification and entry into service of the tanker aircraft are scheduled for 2024. Alice is a nine-passenger, two-crew e-plane powered by two magni650 electric propulsion …

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What happens to an airplane during its rotation?

Airport rotation is a vital part of flight operations. Reducing time at the gate is essential at busy airports and helps airlines keep planes flying. No one makes money when an airplane is sitting there! Not surprisingly, the turnaround process is a well-developed and perfected process with many airlines. This …

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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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Ty Cates takes over at Butler

GREENVILLE – Arcanum graduate Ty Cates, Arcanum Sports Hall of Fame member, is stepping down as Covington’s head football coach to take charge of a struggling Vandalia-Butler program. Cates was an outstanding running back and linebacker for Arcanum coach Jason Schondelmyer as well as being named All-Conference, Daily Advocate Athlete …

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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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How extreme heat affects flight operations

Considering the temperature range in which planes can fly, you might think the extreme heat wouldn’t put much stress on a modern aircraft. But extreme heat can have a big impact on an aircraft’s ability to operate safely and efficiently. Therefore, extreme heat is a risk that many airlines must …

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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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Lil Nas X goes from dress to pantsuit at BET Awards

Lil Nas X decided to change her outfit at the 2021 BET Awards, but that doesn’t make her second look any more meaningful than the first. In fact, her blue and white dress – created by Andrea Grossi, a recent graduate of the Polimoda Fashion Institute in Florence – has …

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7 best new movies to watch on HBO Max in June 2021

It’s no secret that HBO Max has arguably the best library of movies and TV shows of any streaming service. Unlike others, HBO Max is packed with a mix of blockbuster new releases, wildly popular movies, and cold classics too, with very little to no filler in between. But that …

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Learn to fly a Cessna Skyhawk in Gastonia

Gastonia has a place where people can fly, where they can fly a $ 500,000 Cessna 172 Skyhawk and feel the wind under their wings. “Once you’re in the cockpit you have a different level of excitement,” said Anukriti Madhra, 20. Madhra has always dreamed of becoming a pilot and …

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How Aircraft Are Painted – Simple Flight

An airplane paint scheme is very important. It represents the airline, identifies the aircraft and provides vital protection to the fuselage. We all see many different paint schemes every time we fly, but have you ever wondered how airplanes are painted? Read on, because this article will tell you how …

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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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