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Aviation News Thread

Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:04 pm
by Welshy
As basic as it sounds, a consolidated location to collect aviation news stories.


I'll start:
NTSB Recovers Prime Air Cockpit Voice Recorder
It has been announced that the National Transportation Saftey Board (NTSB) has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from Atlas Air Flight 3591.

Re: Aviation News Thread

Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:11 am
by The Teacher

Re: Aviation News Thread

Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:06 pm
by Welshy
That flight flew over my house that day!



Not Enough Women Entering Pilot Roles According to Airlines

Re: Aviation News Thread

Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:50 am
by Welshy
First RAF P-8 Spotted
Images have surfaced on Twitter which appear to show the RAF’s first Boeing P-8 Poseidon painted and undergoing preparations for its first flight.

Re: Aviation News Thread

Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:11 pm
by Welshy
Luftwaffe Typhoons Collide
Two German Eurofighter Typhoons have collided with each other over the northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania it is understood.

Re: Aviation News Thread

Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:42 am
by Welshy
Breitling Ends Display Team Sponsorship
It has been announced by Apache Aviation that their display team, flying 7 Aero L-39 Albatros jets, will no longer fly under Breitling branding from the end of the 2019 display season.

The display team, first formed in 1982 flying Mudry CAP 10s under Martini branding has flown under the Breitling name for 17 years, flying hundreds of displays in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Re: Aviation News Thread

Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:43 pm
by Welshy
Boeing Renames 737 Max?
Boeing appears to have decided to rename its troubled 737 Max program, with photos showing that the 737 Max 8 has become the 737-8200.