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Take a look at these fantastic air-to-air photographs of the F-35 during its first transatlantic crossing

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Cool photographs of a historic achievement. On Feb. 5, the an F-35A landed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Mariland, marking the successful ending of JSF’s first ever transatlantic flight. It was pretty much an Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) achievement: the aircraft was the ItAF’s first F-35, the first JSF built outside the U.S., piloted by one of the two ItAF test pilots, belonging to the Reparto Sperimentale Volo (Test Wing) from Pratica di Mare, who successfully completed the… (theaviationist.com) Mer...

Commercial aircraft get their first global emissions standard

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Ground-based vehicles have had emissions standards for a while (just ask Volkswagen), but commercial aircraft like passenger jets? Not so much. However, the world just took one big step toward cleaning up the skies: a total of 23 countries have agreed to set the first international carbon dioxide emissions standard for commercial aircraft. If the measures are adopted as recommended, new airplane models will have to meet the tougher guidelines in 2020. New aircraft from existing model lines will… (www.engadget.com) Mer...

Incident: India B787-8 near Frankfurt on Feb 8th 2016, engine shut down in flight

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An Air India Boeing 787-800, registration VT-ANO performing flight AI-115 from Delhi (India) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 90 passengers, was enroute at FL400 about 150nm north of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew reported they needed to shut an engine (GEnx) down... (avherald.com) Mer...

First A321neo Successfully Completes First Flight

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The A321neo begins its flight test campaign ahead of its delivery, expected to take place at the end of the year. (airwaysnews.com) Mer...

I flew business class across the world on a top-rated airline and came home on Delta — here's how they stacked up

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Thanks to a last-minute booking, I recently flew to Bangkok, Thailand, on one airline and returned to New York City on another. It gave me the chance to experience business class with two different companies. (www.airlineupdates.net) Mer...

Cathay set to fly with world’s most advanced airliner

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Cathay Pacific’s HK$124 billion outlay on 48 of one the world’s most advanced airliners – the Airbus A350 – will go live on May 1 with a flight to Manila. Flight 901 to Philippines capital will take-off at 9am and return for Hong Kong at 12.25pm, according to Airline Route, which monitors global airline schedules. (www.aviationgossip.com) Mer...

FAA warns of potentially 'catastrophic' battery explosions

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The Federal Aviation Administration wants airlines to think twice about carrying lithium batteries. But don't worry, you're still allowed to bring your laptop and phone with you on a flight. The FAA on Tuesday issued a safety alert urging airlines to examine the risks associated with transporting lithium batteries as cargo, including "the potential risk for a catastrophic hull loss." The alert covers batteries being transported as components and not those already inside devices such as… (www.cnet.com) Mer...

Pilot of Bombed Plane: Somali Security Is 'Zero'

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The Serb pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a large hole on its fuselage says he has never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and describes the security at Mogadishu Airport as "zero." (www.newser.com) Mer...

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