Wednesday May 22, 2019

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UK Voyager incident a result of human factors

An interim report by the Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has revealed the February 9th, 2014 incident of UK Voyager aircraft was the result of 'Human Factors' and not a technical failure.

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Is the answer to MH370 a simple one

The following article on Malaysian flight 370 comes courtesy of Chris Goodfellow on Google+, he muses that the answer to the mystery may lie with something much more simple.

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Worlds longest aircraft unveiled in UK

The world’s largest aircraft which can stay airborne for up to three weeks and will be vital in delivering several tonnes of humanitarian aid has been unveiled.

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IAG reports €800m swing into profit

IAG, parent company of British Airways and Iberia, has just announced a major swing back into profits; powered by good performance in BA and Vueling.

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Ryanair set to launch €10 transatlantic fares

Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary reaffirmed his airlines plans for low-cost transatlantic travel, stating they had a business plan for the new model; but can it really work?

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Qantas to shed 5,000 jobs and 50 aircraft in new survival plan

Australian airline Qantas has announced a major cost reduction program that will see AUD $2Bn of costs removed, and 5,000 employees leave the business.

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AirTanker confirm incident with Voyager MRTT and grounds fleet

AirTanker, and the UK's MOD have today confirmed an incident involving one the RAF's newest aircraft; the Airbus Voyager MRTT. The fleet has been grounded pending investigation.

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BAE & UK's MOD unveil home grown UAV

The most advanced aircraft ever built by British engineers made its maiden flight at an undisclosed test range on Saturday 10 August 2013 under the command of BAE Systems test pilot Bob Fraser.

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Boeing Business Jets delivers first two BBJ 787-8s

Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) celebrated the first two BBJ 787-8 deliveries of 2014. The deliveries, made over the past week to separate undisclosed customers, mark the second and third BBJ 787 airplanes delivered to date.

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