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Aviation News Thread

Post by Welshy » Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:04 pm

As basic as it sounds, a consolidated location to collect aviation news stories.

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It has been announced that the National Transportation Saftey Board (NTSB) has recovered the cockpit voice recorder from Atlas Air Flight 3591.
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Re: Aviation News Thread

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Re: Aviation News Thread

Post by Welshy » Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:06 pm

That flight flew over my house that day!

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Post by Welshy » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:50 am

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.
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Post by Welshy » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:11 pm

Luftwaffe Typhoons Collide
Two German Eurofighter Typhoons have collided with each other over the northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania it is understood.
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Post by Welshy » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:42 am

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.
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Re: Aviation News Thread

Post by Welshy » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:43 pm

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.

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