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Bloomberg

Senate Votes to Buy More Military Planes Than Pentagon Requested
Bloomberg
Senate Votes to Buy More Military Planes Than Pentagon Requested. Roxana Tiron (BGOV). September 18, 2017, 4:14 PM PDT. F-35 Lightning fighter jets. Photographer: Senior Airman Christine Groening/USAF. The Senate today voted, 89-8, to pass a $700 ...

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Business Insider

Why planes can't fly to space - Business Insider
Business Insider
Turns out, you couldn't even make it halfway. Part of the problem is Earth's gravity. You need to escape it in order to reach space. This requires a minimum ...

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Business Insider

Airlines could cash in on a $30 billion opportunity that would make pilots obsolete
Business Insider
After all, most modern commercial aircraft possess some sort of semi-autonomous flight capabilities. However, regardless of how advanced these planes are, they all require at least two pilots to be at the controls. (Some smaller general aviation ...



Jakarta Post

Garuda delays plan to purchase planes
Jakarta Post
Garuda delays plan to purchase planes A Garuda Indonesia's Boeing B737-800 travels through the taxiway at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, on Oct. 13, 2016 (The Jakarta Post/Bagus BT. Saragih) ...

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Radio New Zealand

Wellington becomes 'main fuel source' for planes
Radio New Zealand
Air New Zealand has sent at least one long-haul aircraft to Wellington with no passengers to fuel up and return to Auckland, as the fuel shortage continues to bite. No caption. Air NZ planes now have to head to Wellington to refuel. Photo: 123RF. The ...
Air NZ starts to restrict ticket sales and cancels more flights as Auckland jet fuel crisis deepensStuff.co.nz
New Zealand fuel shortage grounds passenger planesThe National
Refinery pipeline crisis: Private jets avoiding NZNew Zealand Herald
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
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TUIfly eyes costs as it prepares to take back Air Berlin planes: HAZ
Reuters
TUIfly has leased out 14 of its planes, including crew, to Air Berlin's Austrian unit Niki, which is up for sale as part of a carve-up of Air Berlin. “There is a chance that some aircraft and crew from that wet lease could fly for TUIfly again ...

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BBC News

Are North Korean missile tests a risk to commercial planes?
BBC News
When North Korea sends missiles across Japan into the Pacific, they fly though international airspace - above and past civilian aircraft. As Japan sounds alarms warning citizens to seek shelter, what is the risk that one of Pyongyang's missiles hits a ...

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Mum sells paper planes to raise medical funds
The Star Online
A MOTHER in Baoding City in Heibei province, China, had to sell folded paper planes to raise medical funds for her five-year-old daughter, who suffers from neuroblastoma cancer. China Press reported that the woman had to beg people on the streets to ...



Daily Star

Two planes appear to almost COLLIDE near Heathrow Airport
Daily Star
The retired engineer told how he often sits to watch planes circle above his home, but that “these two planes caught my attention as they were flying much closer than usual”. “I was so surprised I grabbed my camera and put it on zoom to get a better ...



The Sun

EasyJet to install new air filters on planes because of fears over 'toxic air' – which other airlines deny exists
The Sun
EASYJET is fitting its aeroplanes with filters to stop toxic fumes from entering passenger cabins and cockpits. The move by the low-cost airline to minimise the effects of “aerotoxic syndrome” is proof that the condition exists, following long-running ...

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