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The arcane world of Plane Spotting

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In April 2014, a New York Times reporter passing through Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport spotted a small plane sporting a tiny but unmistakable American flag on its tail. Because of sanctions limiting commercial interaction between the US and Iran, the stars and stripes were a jarring and mysterious detail, enough to warrant a dispatch in the paper headlined “Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know Why.” Reports credited spotters, for whom the “tracking of planes has… (www.vqronline.org) Mais...

Take a look at these fantastic photographs of USN aircraft flying over USS Zumwalt

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MQ-4C, E-2C, C-2A, P-8A, F-35 and SH-60R flew over USS Zumwalt in Chesapeake (theaviationist.com) Mais...

Venezuelan fighters intercepts Colombian flight

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Flight Avianca AV14, operated by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner experienced a failure in its ADS-B transceiver, disabling the identification, causing the alert and scrambling of two SU-30 fighters to intercept the aircraft. (airwaysmag.com) Mais...

Incident: Westjet B737 near Los Angeles on Oct 5th 2016, fuel pressure problems

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A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GUWS performing flight WS-1701 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 46 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 140nm north of Los Angeles when the crew received a low fuel pressure indication and decided to return to Los Angeles for a safe landing about one hour after departure. (avherald.com) Mais...

Incident: TUIFly B737 at Sonderborg on Oct 22nd 2016, runway excursion during turn to line up

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A TUIFly Boeing 737-800, registration D-ATUK performing flight X3-8958 from Sonderborg (Denmark) to Palermo (Italy) with 185 passengers, was taxiing for departure from runway 14, however, the right main gear went off the paved surface of the turn pad disabling the aircraft. (avherald.com) Mais...

IATA predicts India to be third largest market by 2026

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At present, India is the ninth largest aviation market in the world. (www.aviationgazette.com) Mais...

The F-22 Raptor’s Successor Will Be Bigger and Faster Than a Typical Fighter

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The U.S. Air Force wants a plane with more range and a heavier payload in the 2030s (warisboring.com) Mais...


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