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Boeing 727 252f — Photo Sociology

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September 25, 2018 • Linkybird Network

This particular 727 is run by Oil Spill Response LTD. It has a boom underneath the rear of the fuselage which is used to spray the right chemicals to disperse oil from major spills. Currently it is the only aircraft in the world licensed for this duty. Please click on any photo for a full […]… Read More ›

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KLM launches Augmented Reality for hand baggage check

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KLM’s AR hand baggage check uses a transparent, virtual KLM suitcase, which indicates the permitted dimensions for hand baggage on board. AR technology makes it possible for a virtual image to be placed in reality and to be used interactively. This makes it easy for a passenger to check at home whether their hand baggage… Read More ›

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Boeing 727 252f — Photo Sociology

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This particular 727 is run by Oil Spill Response LTD. It has a boom underneath the rear of the fuselage which is used to spray the right chemicals to disperse oil from major spills. Currently it is the only aircraft in the world licensed for this duty. Please click on any photo for a full […]… Read More ›

Aviation Organizations »

Passenger Demand Accelerates in June

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and… Read More ›

Air Transport and cargo »

Aer Lingus and CityJet join forces on Dublin-London City Route

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Leasing deal with CityJet will see Aer Lingus fly to London City Airport from October Aer Lingus to operate 50 daily flights daily between Dublin and London Aer Lingus and CityJet today announced details of an agreement which builds on CityJet’s long-established presence at London City Airport and further expands Aer Lingus’ London schedule offering…. Read More ›

Manufacturer »

Aeroflot and UAC sign agreement for 100 Russian-built Superjet 100

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Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir… Read More ›

Aerospace »

ANA HOLDINGS and JAXA Partner to Create a New Space Industry Centered Around Real-World Avatars

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ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter ANA HD) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are proud to announce the launch of “AVATAR X,” a multi-phased program to revolutionize space exploration and development using real-world Avatars(*1). AVATAR X aims to capitalize on the growing space-based economy by accelerating development of real-world Avatars that will enable humans to remotely… Read More ›

Ideas »

European-wide research flights focus on greenhouse gas methane

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Effective monitoring of greenhouse gases is required to achieve ambitious targets for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, the sources and sinks of greenhouse gases must be understood as precisely as possible to produce reliable climate forecasts. From mid-May to mid-June 2018, a flight test campaign led by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für… Read More ›

Engines »

CFM International, IATA sign landmark agreement

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• CFM reaffirms strategy for an open MRO market CFM International (CFM) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a commercial settlement agreement concerning CFM’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) policies and activities. Under the terms of this agreement, CFM reaffirms its commitment to maintain and foster robust and open competition within the… Read More ›

business aviation »

Citation Latitude thrives in Europe, achieves NetJets milestones

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Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is today celebrating two milestones during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) 2018 — the success of the NetJets European Citation Latitude fleet, which has recently surpassed 5,000 flight hours, and the delivery of the ninth NetJets Citation Latitude in Europe. The Citation Latitude has… Read More ›

Aviationpedia »

Widerøe

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Widerøe is the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, with a staff of 3,000 and a turnover of NOK 3.5 billion. The company carries around 2.8 million passengers annually and flies to 46 domestic and international destinations. Widerøe operates more than 450 flights every day and operates to more than twice as many airports in Norway… Read More ›

Technology »

Teledyne LeCroy Extends Lead in 24G SAS with Industry-First Dynamic Channel Multiplexing (DCM) Analysis Capability

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New DCM Testing Capability Enables the Verification Process for Sierra T244 Protocol Analyzer Users Implementing DCM. Teledyne LeCroy, Inc., the worldwide leader in protocol test solutions and a business unit of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), has advanced its leadership in the 24G SAS market with the addition of an industry-first analysis capability for Dynamic Channel… Read More ›

Auto »

Two RC F GT3 Top-10s at Laguna Seca

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The GT3 Racing No. 15 Lexus RC F GT3 finished seventh in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with drivers Jack Hawksworth and David Heinemeier Hansson. The driver duo had the No. 15 Lexus as high as fourth place, however damage to the grille slowed the RC F GT3 during… Read More ›

Nautique »

Benetti Christens M/Y “Spectre”

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After “Quantum of Solace” and “Diamonds Are Forever”, “Spectre” is the third yacht launched by Benetti for talented New York businessman John Staluppi. M/Y “Spectre” is a 69-meter Full Custom Mega Yacht with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure on five decks. The name pays tribute once again to James Bond, while the hull… Read More ›

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