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North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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Oct 3, 2011 - 10:45 PM
Kenya Airways has finalized the contract for the acquisition of 10 Embraer E190s, the airline announced last month.
Oct 3, 2011 - 9:55 PM
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft president Gary Scott has left the company effective October 1, citing a desire to devote more time to his family.
Southwest Airlines has flown RNP approaches on just 1 percent of its operations,
Oct 3, 2011 - 4:54 PM
Southwest Airlines’ ambitious fleetwide implementation of required navigation performance (RNP) operations is making slow progress
Boeing 747-8F
Oct 3, 2011 - 10:51 AM
Cargolux reaches tentative deal with Boeing on 747-8s.
Oct 1, 2011 - 9:10 PM
Colgan Air grounded the pilots who landed a Saab 340B at the wrong Louisiana airport on September 7, pending the outcome of an internal investigation. Flyi
Oct 1, 2011 - 12:43 AM
Through the start of September, demand for charter flights was 15 to 25 points higher than during the same period in 2010, according to the forward-looking
Business and General Aviation Day at Cambridge Airport
Oct 1, 2011 - 12:40 AM
The UK’s National Air Traffic Services is proposing to establish a new airspace structure specifically to accommodate business aviation during the period a
Sep 30, 2011 - 11:05 PM
To the puzzlement of the GPS community and independent radio propagation experts, the FCC ruled on September 13 that LightSquared should conduct further te
Sep 30, 2011 - 10:45 PM
Politicians like to use the term “dead on arrival” to refer to unpalatable bills, and that’s how 116 bipartisan members of the House earlier this year desc
Sep 27, 2011 - 11:10 AM
Satellite communications provider Iridium is in discussions with other aerospace companies and air navigation service providers to equip its next generatio