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NASA Begins Work To Build A Quieter Supersonic Passenger Jet

February 29, 2016 – The return of supersonic passenger air travel is one step closer to reality with NASA's award of a contract for the preliminary design of a “low boom” flight demonstration aircraft. This is the first in a series of Read More


Gulfstream Launches Systems Testing With First G600 Iron Bird Flight

February 23, 2016 - Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that the Gulfstream G600 iron bird recently completed its “first flight,” demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to research and development and Read More


2015 Airline Consumer Complaints Up From Previous Year

February 18, 2016 – Airline consumer complaints filed with DOT’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division during 2015 were up 29.8 percent from 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Air Travel Consumer  Read More


Air Canada To Purchase Up To 75 Bombardier C Series Aircraft

February 17, 2016 - Bombardier and Air Canada execute letter of intent for 45 firm CS300 aircraft and options for 30 more CS300 aircraft. Air Canada to become the first North American mainline, international network carrier for the C Series aircraft. Bombardier Read More


Tuskegee Airmen Share Life Lessons

February 16, 2016 - Three members of the famed Tuskegee Airmen visited with Airmen at the Pentagon during a meet and greet hosted by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James. Retired Col. Charles McGee and former Cadets William Fauntroy Jr. and Walter Robinson Read More


United States, Cuba Sign Arrangement Restoring Scheduled Air Service

February 16, 2016 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, Cuban Minister of Transportation Adel Yzquierdo Rodriguez and President Read More


Lufthansa Takes Delivery Of World’s First Airbus A320neo As Launch Customer

February 12, 2016 - Lufthansa, together with Airbus and the Pratt & Whitney engine manufacturer, celebrates the delivery of the world’s first Airbus A320neo. Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Lufthansa Group Read More


The Only Known Dominican Born To Serve As A Tuskegee Airman

Born in Dominican Republic, Esteban (Stephen) Hotesse served in World War II as a Tuskegee Airman. Born on February 2, 1919, in Moca, Dominican Republic, Hotesse at the age four along with his family moved to New York City. On February 21, 1942, Hotesse (went by Read More


FAA Urges Airlines to Assess Lithium Battery Risks

February 9, 2016 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a safety alert to U.S. and foreign commercial passenger and cargo airlines, urging them to conduct a safety risk assessment to manage the risks associated with transporting lithium Read More


Breaking Barriers, Black Pioneer Pilots Share Triumphs

February 8, 2016 - At a time of racial and gender discrimination, Bessie Coleman became the first black woman to earn a pilot’s license in the 1920s. The Tuskegee Airmen became America’s first black military squadron during World War II. After a six-year legal battle Read More


Elephant Poachers Kill Helicopter Pilot While Flying Over Serengeti National Park

February 8, 2016 - A British helicopter Pilot working for the Friedkin Conservation Fund was killed while assisting Tanzania authorities with tracking down an elephant poaching ring in Tanzania. On January 28, Friedkin  Read More


Former President Of Sikorsky Aircraft Dies In Plane Crash

February 7, 2016 - On Friday former president of Sikorsky Aircraft, N551JP and his passenger were killed when their single engine P-51D Mustang, a World War II vintage aircraft cashed in Maricopa, Arizona about 35 miles south of Phoenix. Pinal County Sheriff's Read More


British Airways Joins 21st Century And Drops Trouser Ban For Female Cabin Crew

February 5, 2016 - British Airways has been forced to lift a ban stopping some of its female cabin crew wearing trousers after pressure from Britain’s largest union, Unite, it was announced today. Thanks to the Read More


Two Small Aircraft Collided Midair Over San Pedro, California

February 5, 2016 - On Friday about 3:30 PM, two small aircraft collided midair over the water off of San Pedro, California. The Coast Guard reported that two tail numbers, one from each aircraft have been recovered and confirmed Read More


House Representatives Submit Bill To Privatize Air Traffic Control (ATC)

February 5, 2016 - On Wednesday House Representatives Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Frank LoBiondo introduced the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, (H.R. 4441). This bill, although offers some good  Read More


Passenger Sucked Out Of A321 Aircraft After Detonating Bomb At 11,000 Feet

February 4, 2015 - On Tuesday a Somali-owned airline, Daallo Airlines had departed from Mogadishu with 60 plus passengers for Djibouti. Five minutes after takeoff, Flight 159 experienced an explosion in the rear of the aircraft that  Read More

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