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A380 strikes and spins CRJ700

Today’s image of the day comes from our sister blog Flight International, which compiled this mosaic from low-def film footage showing an Air France A380′s wingtip striking a Delta Connection CRJ700 at New York Kennedy, causing the CRJ700 to rotate nearly 90 degrees.Click here for more info, pictures, and the full video.

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Azul promotes breast cancer awareness with pink E190

Brazillan carrier Azul took delivery from Embraer last Thursday its latest E190 (its 23rd aircraft to its fleet) which was painted in pink to promote breast cancer awareness. Embraer says women will exclusively crew the aircraft (see picture below). It adds the campaign launch coincides with the worldwide Pink October campaign against breast cancer. Embraer […]

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Airblue A321 involved in fatal Pakistan crash identified

Picture credit: PA The aircraft involved in today’s crash in Pakistan has been identified as an Airbus A321 operated by privately-owned Pakistani carrier Airblue. Airbus says the A321 has.. Continue reading….

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Aero Sekur’s Package for Helicopter Survival

The Farnborough Airshow, the industry’s largest event, is only a few weeks away but here’s one sight to look forward to: Aero Sekur will display what it calls “integrated package for helicopter survival”.Here’s a photo from Aero Sekur:The company explains: The shock absorption/flotation system concept that will be previewed at the show isdesigned to increase […]

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Aeroflot A320 Takes Off From Oslo Taxiway

Norwegian investigators have opened an inquiry after an Aeroflot Airbus A320 bound for Moscow Sheremetyevo took off from a taxiway at Oslo Gardermoen yesterday. The aircraft, operating flight SU212 at 14:55, had been intending to depart from runway 01L. But a spokesman for Gardermoen says that, at around 15:10, theaircraft turned right onto taxiway M, […]

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Ash cloud threat to jet engines over Anchorage

Picture credit – Chris Waythomas, courtesy Alaska Volcano Observatory/U.S. Geological Survey Scientists at the Alaska Volcano Observatory are using data gathered from daily aircraft flights over Mount Redoubt, along with information from other sensors, to try to determine whether and when the volcano is going to erupt. The volcano, located about 100 miles southwest of […]

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Air India 707 crash wreckage on Mont Blanc

  In the centre of this photograph is said to be the wreckage of the Air India Boeing 707 (en route from Bombay to New York via Beirut, Geneva and London) that crashed into Mont Blanc on this day in 1966. The Flight archives recorded the accident briefly because the magazine issue came out two […]

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An AVRO “slight mishap”

  Flight reported a “slight mishap” that occurred on 24 December to A.V. Roe’s triplane. “After making several good flights at Wembley Park Mr. A. V. Roe had a slight mishap on Christmas Eve, of which we are able to give a snapshot.” The article shows a before and after picture and reported that “Mr. Roe […]

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