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Algeria closes airspace to Moroccan aviation as dispute deepens

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ALGIERS/CAIRO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Algeria’s supreme security council decided on Wednesday to close the country’s airspace to all Moroccan civil and military aircraft, the Algerian presidency said, less than a month after it cut diplomatic relations with the Kingdom. The decision came “in view of the continued provocations and......

NASA Innovations Will Help U.S. Meet Sustainable Aviation Goals

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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson joined federal government and industry leaders Thursday at a White House event highlighting sustainable aviation and the administration’s focus on medium- and long-term goals to combat climate change. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – For Free......

CBS Weekend News, August 21, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Weekend News, August 21, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Latest forecast for Hurricane Henri; 19-year-old attempts to become youngest woman to fly around the world solo Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking......

19-year-old attempts to become youngest woman to fly around the world solo

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 19-year-old attempts to become youngest woman to fly around the world solo – CBS News Watch CBSN Live 19-year-old Zara Rutherford is on a mission to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. Her goal is......

Electric air taxi start-up Joby Aviation surges in trading on NYSE after SPAC merger

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Shares of electric aircraft maker Joby Aviation surged more than 20% after opening at $10.62 in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange after the company’s SPAC merger. Founded in 2009 by CEO JoeBen Bevirt, the......

Reflecting on TWA Flight 800, 25 years later

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Reflecting on TWA Flight 800, 25 years later – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of the TWA flight 800 crash, one of the deadliest aircraft disasters in American history. Family members of victims and......

NASA-DLR Study Finds Sustainable Aviation Fuel Can Reduce Contrails

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Cleaner-burning jet fuels made from sustainable sources can produce 50%-70% fewer ice crystal contrails at cruising altitude, reducing aviation’s impact on the environment, according to research conducted by NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics......

Palantir gets aggressive in SPAC investments, backing digital health, aviation and robot companies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian passes a banner displaying Palantir Technologies signage during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Sept. 30, 2020. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Last year at this time,......

AeroSearcher Launches Upgraded Site; Introduces New Photo Search Feature

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The site, designed to be a “one-stop search” for everything general and business aviation, features enhancements to the user experience and now includes a fully searchable aviation photography feed. PHOENIX – March 31, 2021 – — AeroSearcher, the premier search engine for aircraft for sale, aviation jobs, and aviation parts and......

Aviation start-up Lilium to go public through SPAC deal with ex-GM executive

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Lilium’s five-seater air taxi, the Lilium Jet, can be seen flying at an airfield in southern Germany in new footage released by the firm. Lilium German aviation start-up Lilium has agreed to go public through a merger with Qell Acquisition......

Airline CEOs urge White House support for greener aviation fuel

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By David Shepardson, Tracy Rucinski FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The CEOs of American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines and other airline officials met virtually with White......

How blimps faded from the forefront of aviation innovation—and how they might make a comeback

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Blimps were once at the forefront of aviation innovation. They took passengers across oceans in luxurious cabins, and they protected U.S. warships in open seas. But as the airplane quickly took over the age of aviation, blimps and airships faded......

Sriwijaya Air crash places Indonesia’s aviation safety under fresh spotlight

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By Jamie Freed, Stanley Widianto SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s chequered air safety record is again in the spotlight after a Sriwijaya Air jet carrying 62 people crashed into the Java Sea minutes after takeoff on Saturday, marking the country’s third major airline crash in just over six years. A police......

Why NORAD Tracks Santa Claus

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Smithsonian Voices National Air and Space Museum Why NORAD Tracks Santa Claus December 21st, 2020, 2:07PM / BY Amelia Grabowski Gen. Glen VanHerck, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command talks on the phone as part of a video celebrating the NORAD Santa Tracker’s 65th year.......

Remembering Chuck Yeager, a Pilot with the Right Stuff

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Smithsonian Voices National Air and Space Museum Remembering Chuck Yeager, a Pilot with the Right Stuff December 8th, 2020, 1:55PM / BY Bob van der Linden Chuck Yeager with Bell X-1. The greatest pilot of the greatest generation has passed. Seventy-nine years to the day after the attack on Pearl......

Exclusive: Aviation bodies seek airport slots waiver for much of 2021

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PARIS (Reuters) – Global aviation heavyweights led by airline body IATA are pushing to suspend airport slot access rules until October 2021, a document seen by Reuters showed, while giving some ground to budget carriers angered by measures they deem anti-competitive. FILE PHOTO: Social distancing sign is displayed at a......

Beneath the Surface: Audrey Flack’s Photorealism

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Smithsonian Voices National Air and Space Museum Beneath the Surface: Audrey Flack’s Photorealism August 19th, 2020, 3:43PM / BY Carolyn Russo Audrey Flack, Spitfire, 1973, acrylic on canvas, 73 x 110.5 inches, Gift of Stuart M. Speiser from the Stuart M. Speiser Photorealist Collection, National Air and Space Museum. Viewing......

Women’s Suffrage Stories in the Archives

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Smithsonian Voices National Air and Space Museum Women’s Suffrage Stories in the Archives August 19th, 2020, 11:23AM / BY Elizabeth Borja Ruth Law stands in front of her Wright Model B biplane at the New York State Fair, Yonkers, 1913. On August 18, 2020, the United States celebrates the 100th......

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