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How NASA’s Blackbirds helped advance supersonic flight – Interesting Engineering

How NASA’s Blackbirds helped advance supersonic flight – Interesting Engineering
The Bell X-1 rocket plane made history in October 1947 when it became the first aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound.

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Lavrov’s plane denied refueling in Brazil

Lavrov’s plane denied refueling in Brazil
Lavrov’s plane denied refueling in Brazil

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Jet 2 plane makes emergency landing at Faro Airport

Jet 2 plane makes emergency landing at Faro Airport
An Airbus 321-251NX operated by Jet 2 had to make an emergency landing at Faro Airport on Thursday afternoon.

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Plane crashed into Oxfordshire apartment block after canopy ‘exploded’

Plane crashed into Oxfordshire apartment block after canopy ‘exploded’
The pilot managed to eject from the aircraft before it crashed in Upper Heyford in April 2022.

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When Pop Meets Plane: Qantas Deploys A380 for Swifties Braving Syd…

When Pop Meets Plane: Qantas Deploys A380 for Swifties Braving Syd…
Discover how Qantas is using an A380 aircraft to transport fans to Taylor Swift’s concert in Sydney despite severe weather disruptions. Learn about the unconventional journey and the resilience sh…

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Air Traffic Controllers at Itami Airport Mistakenly Gave Landing Permission; Plane Waiting on Runway Avoided Disaster

Air Traffic Controllers at Itami Airport Mistakenly Gave Landing Permission; Plane Waiting on Runway Avoided Disaster
>Air traffic controllers at Itami Airport in Osaka Prefecture on Monday mistakenly gave landing permission to an aircraft while another aircraft, which was due to take off, was waiting on the runway, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has revealed. The pilot of the airplane on the runway noticed the mistake and contacted air traffic control. Landing permission was withdrawn, averting a possible disaster.

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B.C. company using province’s first electric plane for training | Globalnews.ca

B.C. company using province’s first electric plane for training  | Globalnews.ca
Sealand Flight Ltd.’s all-electric Velis Electro aircraft has arrived in Campbell River, which aims to “lay the groundwork” for sustainable aviation in Canada.

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‘I’m stuck in the trees’: 911 call recounts plane crash near Paine Field | HeraldNet.com

‘I’m stuck in the trees’: 911 call recounts plane crash near Paine Field | HeraldNet.com
Asad Ali was coming in for a landing in a Cessna 150 when he crashed into woods south of Mukilteo. Then he called 911 — for 48 minutes.

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Dame Dash Reveals He Declined ‘Soul Plane’ Offer Because H

Dame Dash Reveals He Declined ‘Soul Plane’ Offer Because H
During a recent interview, Dame Dash, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, revealed his decision to decline to produce the 2004 comedy “Soul Plane,” starring Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart, citing …

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‘Group effort’: Mass. native recalls subduing passenger attempting to open plane door – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

‘Group effort’: Mass. native recalls subduing passenger attempting to open plane door – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
BOSTON (WHDH) – A Massachusetts native is recalling the tense moments when a he and other passengers helped subdue a man who tried to openRead More

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A Tragic Flight: Remembering the Hendrick Motorsports Plane Crash …

A Tragic Flight: Remembering the Hendrick Motorsports Plane Crash …
Explore the story of the Hendrick Motorsports plane crash in 2004, its impact on NASCAR, and the legacy of safety improvements within the racing community.

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P-39 Airacobra: The World War II Fighter Plane Russia Loved in Battle

P-39 Airacobra: The World War II Fighter Plane Russia Loved in Battle
The P-39 Airacobra, often regarded as the least loved American fighter of World War II, was criticized for its inadequate performance compared to the P-51 Mustang and P-47 Thunderbolt. Despite this,

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Aircraft pilot bails out moments before plane crashes into block of flats

Aircraft pilot bails out moments before plane crashes into block of flats
The unnamed 62-year-old bailed out of the lost the sight in one eye during the incident in which he escaped via parachute – but the plane crashed into a block of flats

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Video shows Atlanta police arresting fugitive on plane from Miami after he escaped traffic stop

Video shows Atlanta police arresting fugitive on plane from Miami after he escaped traffic stop
Police in Atlanta say they have arrested a fugitive on an arriving flight from Miami nearly a month after he fled law enforcement at a traffic stop.

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Video FBI investigating reported bomb threat that diverted plane

Video FBI investigating reported bomb threat that diverted plane
The United Airlines flight was heading from Newark, New Jersey, to Los Angeles when the crew reported a security issue.

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Man compares ‘India vs US plane food’ while flying in premium economy, shares his reactions

Man compares ‘India vs US plane food’ while flying in premium economy, shares his reactions
Vlogger Karl Rock took to Instagram to share he booked premium economy class tickets on the flights of a US-bound airline for the first time.

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Scary footage shows inside plane that accidentally flew faster than speed of sound

The Virgin Atlantic flight was pushed to supersonic speeds thanks to the freak weather

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California bill would tax private planes’ environmental impacts

California bill would tax private planes’ environmental impacts
The money would go toward addressing pollution from jet travel.

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United flight forced to land in Chicago after bomb threat found written on a mirror in one of the plane’s lavatories

United flight forced to land in Chicago after bomb threat found written on a mirror in one of the plane’s lavatories
United said only that flight 1533 from Newark to Los Angeles landed safely at O’Hare Airport as the result of a “security issue.”

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