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  • Boeing 747-800
    Boeing working on much better connectivity in their airplanes
    The aerosospace giant Boeing continues to advance its suite of connectivity offerings for customers, signing a contract with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce a new radome, the Boeing Tri-band. The radome will support Ku...
  • Boeing 737
    Boeing Delivers 737 No. 8,000
    It's the workhorse of the Boeing fleet.The venerable 737.Boeing celebrated a milestone on Wednesday as they delivered the 8,000th 737 off the production line. It was delivered to United Airlines and it was a milestone plane. It was a Next...
  • Last Honor Flight of the Year Complete
    Last Honor Flight of the Year From ABIA Complete
    On Friday November 1st, 34 local World War II veterans and their caretakers were flown to Washington DC to visit the war memorials. This was the last Honor Flight of the 2013 season which also marked the 12th such flight for Austin-Bergstrom...
  • A WestJet flight and an Air Canada flight cross paths on a runway at the Lester B. Pearson airport
    WestJet sees no safety concerns with Boeing 737 aircraft
    Canada-based airline WestJetsays they see no safety concerns with their fleet of BoeingNext-Generation 737s in response to a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announcement on Monday calling for all operators to replace pins in the aircraft...
  • Southwest Airlines
    Southwest places first firm order for Boeing 737 MAX airplanes
    Boeing and Southwest Airlinesannounced yesterdaya firm order for 150 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes. Southwest is the first customer to finalize an order for the 737 MAX and becomes the launch customer for the new-engine variant. The Dallas...
  • Severn River, Annapolis and Chesapeake Bay
    The pleasure of flying - a commentary on upper Chesapeake Bay from aloft
    Commercial aviation has been in the news a lot this year. We started the year with the Transportation Security Administration's full-body scan and the "Don't touch my junk" pat-downs, and now we have Boeing 737s with unexpected...
  • An American Airlines 737-8 seen here departing LAX, American put in an additional order for 35 more
    American Airlines orders an additional 35 737's
    American Airlines announced today that they are going to order an additional 35 Boeing 737-800's to continue replacing thier fleet of MD-80's. This brings Americans order to 120 total 737-800's that they started to receive in April...
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    Air India Express plane overshoots runway, 160 feared dead [with AP photos]
    In a photo made from television, smoke billows near the wreckage of a plane in Mangalore, India Saturday, May 22, 2010. As many as 160 people were feared dead after an Air India plane arriving from Dubai crashed Saturday as it overshot a runway...