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02-20-2019 23:18
Canadian media have reported that Canada could use the drone, built by Northrop Grumman, to monitor oil spills, ice levels and marine habitats in the remote Arctic region.
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02-20-2019 22:58
The wet-lease airline specializes in renting out large planes for other airlines that desperately need capacity on routes, and the A380 has proven to be one of the most popular aircraft in their fleet.
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02-20-2019 22:45
Some Canadians who planned to use Flair airlines to head south this spring have been left scrambling after the ultra-low-cost carrier cancelled several routes.Flair is suspending seasonal service earlier than expected to some U.S. destinations beginning Thursday, Feb. 28, a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.Flair is ending flights to three places: Miami and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (near Tampa Bay) in Florida, and Palm Springs, California.Flair said it will continue to fly from Winnipeg to Orlando unchanged, as well as between Las Vegas and Phoenix-Mesa in Arizona and Edmonton and Winnipeg, but with reduced frequency.
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02-20-2019 22:41
A very quick plane. A want to be on that flight. Especially in economy.
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02-20-2019 20:32
A look at British Airways' gorgeous 747 in vintage BOAC colors.
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02-20-2019 18:59
The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk and its many variants have been the backbone of the US Army's helicopter force for decades. Designed during the Army's last major helicopter procurement push in the 1980s, the Black Hawk now flies in some form in all of the military services. But its range and speed have become limiting factors in the Army's airborne assault operations. And to add to the problem, the Army lacks a scout helicopter that meets the demands of deployment overseas. The Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota isn't combat-capable, so AH-64 Apaches have had to play the role of armed scouts with…
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02-20-2019 14:49
When a guys climbs onto the wing of a plane... Interesting
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02-20-2019 14:29
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been authorized to purchase the airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft.Boeing and the Navy have offered the Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet in a response to query issued by the Finnish Ministry of Defense as part of their HX fighter program procurement.“All strike fighter aircraft rely on Growler escort to increase survivability during high-threat missions,” said Dan Gillian, Boeing vice president, F/A-18 and EA-18G programs. “The combination of the Super Hornet Block III and Growler would…
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02-20-2019 14:21
Southwest Airlines lost $60 million because of the government shutdown, the company said Wednesday. That's far more than its original estimate of $10 to $15 million in losses, and it adds to a litany of recent problems for the airline. On Tuesday, maintenance problems forced the airline to cancel 191 flights, or about 4% of its operation, according to data from FlightAware. The airline said more than 40 planes had maintenance issues, which is twice the daily average. The mechanical issues are bad enough that the airline has canceled vacations for mechanics and is operating with "all hands on-deck." As…
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02-20-2019 09:51
Steve Homen, like any traveler, wasn’t happy when American Airlines canceled the return leg home of his flight. He booked a round trip flight from LAX to San Jose this past weekend. He flew from Los Angeles to San Jose on Friday, shared a video he took onboard the flight while he was taking off and landing, had a confirmation email and used the American Airlines app to check in during boarding. American Airlines insisted he wasn’t on the flight and canceled the remaining leg of his trip, causing Homen to book a $200 flight home.
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