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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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Jun 29, 2011 - 6:25 AM
<b>This month will mark a turning point from the “pioneer” phase to the mandate phase of Europe’s implementation of automatic dependent surveillance-broadc
Jun 29, 2011 - 6:20 AM
Despite all the fits and starts, NextGen in the U.S.
Jun 28, 2011 - 9:52 AM
Boeing today celebrated the opening of a new 787 vertical-fin assembly line at its production facility in Salt Lake City.
Jun 28, 2011 - 5:10 AM
While fatigue has attracted the most attention as a cause of the recent well publicized air traffic controller errors, the Transportation Department’s top
Jun 27, 2011 - 1:00 PM
Air Canada regional subsidiary Jazz Aviation began operating its first 74-seat Bombardier Q400 turboprop on June 7 on a route linking Toronto Pearson Inter
Jun 27, 2011 - 11:20 AM
ATR has gained EASA certification for its new ATR 72-600 following nearly two years of flight testing, the Franco-Italian manufacturer announced on May 31.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 participated in the Paris Air Show’s flying displays....
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:49 AM
The blizzard of order activity at this year’s Paris Air Show might have obscured a highly significant signing in the regional jet arena for one of the star
Boeing ferried its new Boeing 747-8 Freighter all the way from its home in Se...
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:41 AM
At last week’s Paris Air Show strong examples of leadership in efforts to reduce air transport’s environmental footprint came from two sources that, at lea
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:25 AM
The Bombardier C Series appears to have assumed some much overdue sales momentum recently, as the Canadian company announced two separate orders for the ne
MAINtag President Bruno Lore displays an Airbus A350 armrest panel with a blu...
Jun 27, 2011 - 8:23 AM
The French company chosen to provide radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags for the first major application on “flyable” aircraft components–the Airbus