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Two Russians detained for brawl on plane


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian couple engaged in a drunken brawl with French police on board a Brazil-bound plane in Paris, a media report said.A 30-year-old man and ... Read more...

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Depressurised plane makes emergency landing in Russia


January 24th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Boeing-737 with 78 people on board, flying from Russia's Rostov-on-Don city to Moscow, had to make an emergency landing 20 minutes after take-off ... Read more...

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Russian pilot dies of heart attack mid-flight


January 21st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pilot of a UTair Boeing 757 flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in Russia's Siberia region died as the plane was flying over China, officials ... Read more...

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JFK air traffic controller let two kids direct planes: FAA officials


March 4th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 4(ANI): The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), investigating a shocking recording of a child giving transmissions to pilots from the air-traffic control tower at the John F. Kennedy Airport in ... Read more...

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FAA probe launched into child giving all-clear to airplanes at JFK airport


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 3 (ANI): An FAA investigation has been launched to probe a shocking recording in which a child's voice gives an all-clear to a pilot from the air-traffic control tower ... Read more...

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Boeing’s 747-8 successfully completes its test flight


February 9th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paine Field, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boeing’s 250-foot-long 747-8 freighter jet made its debut in the skies, and successfully completed its test flight. Boeing’s chief pilot Mark Feuerstein disembarked from the ... Read more...

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Boeing 747-8 Passes Maiden Flight With Flying Colors


February 9th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and anxious waiting, the Boeing 747-8- latest offering from the aircraft maker took its maiden flight and passed it with flying colors. The ... Read more...

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Boeing completes 747-8 freighter taxi tests


February 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by BNO News
EVERETT, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing completed taxi tests on the first 747-8 Freighter on Saturday, the company said.With Chief Pilot Mark Feuerstein at the controls, the airplane reached a top seed ... Read more...

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Boeing Dreamliner set for first test flight


December 15th, 2009 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Seattle, Dec 15 (DPA) More than two years behind schedule, Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is set to take its first test flight on Tuesday after completing a 240-km-per-hour runway test over the weekend, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh chief minister’s chopper to have satellite phone


September 7th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Days after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy died in a chopper crash, authorities in Chhattisgarh have decided to take extra precautions like setting up a ... Read more...

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Body of Air France AF447 pilot Marc Dubois found


June 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Air France says the body of the chief pilot of Flight AF447 and a flight attendant have been retrieved from the Atlantic. On its Web site the airline says that the two ... Read more...

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Body of Air France pilot identified


June 25th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 25 (DPA) Authorities have identified the body of the chief pilot of the Air France aircraft that plunged into the Atlantic June 1 with 228 people aboard, the airline said ... Read more...

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Jharkhand helicopter grounded after suspension of pilots


January 27th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 27 (IANS) Jharkhand's only helicopter, bought to deal with Maoist attacks, is lying grounded as there is no pilot to fly it, a senior official of the state civil aviation ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand makes first biofuel-powered commercial flight


December 30th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 30 (Xinhua) Air New Zealand Tuesday successfully conducted the first biofuel powered commercial aviation test flight.The Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet took off from the Auckland International Airport at 11.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand to make first commercial flights powered by Jatropha based fuel


November 12th, 2008 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 12 (DPA) Air New Zealand will make the world's first commercial aviation test flight powered by fuel created from the seeds of the African jatropha plant next month, the airline ... Read more...

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No trace yet of Chhattisgarh-bound missing chopper (Lead)


August 4th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A private helicopter with four crew members on board, missing since Sunday afternoon after it took off from Hyderabad for the Chhattisgarh capital, remains without a trace despite ... Read more...

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Jharkhand government chief pilot serves resignation notice


July 16th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) Unhappy with his service conditions, Jharkhand government's chief pilot Ajay Srivastav, who flies the only helicopter owned by the state, has served a resignation notice. Srivastav, in his ... Read more...

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Cathay Pacific chairman in cockpit during low-flying stunt


March 2nd, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, March 2 (DPA) The chairman of Cathay Pacific and a senior director were in the cockpit of a new Boeing 777 when it swooped about 10 metres above an airport ... Read more...

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