Archive | April, 2008


Night Flight – Part III – Go-Arounds and Wildfires

FlightBlogger Feature Part III of IV. All images are copyright of FlightBlogger unless otherwise specified. Read Part I – Ground School Read Part II – To The Sky

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Delta and Northwest

A FlightBlogger Exclusive: Printable PDF – 2 MB

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Open Skies 2.0: Virgin Global

Sir Richard Branson, the founder and Chairman of the Virgin Group, has never made a secret of his desire to spread the Virgin brand. Four airlines are linked to the Virgin brand: Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Blue, Virgin Nigeria and Virgin America. Australia’s Virgin Blue is actually a collection of three additional airlines: Pacific Blue, Polynesian […]

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Before, During and After

The haircut! Before During After DONATE to this great cause! Back to aviation tomorrow morning, I promise.

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FlightBlogger Needs a Haircut

Well, after yesterday’s appearance on TV, many have commented that I have what can only be politely described as a ‘fro. Others, like myself, describe it as a massive brillo pad that needs to go. Which brings me to my next point. Buzzing for Change was founded in 2003 by a close friend of mine, […]

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Programming Note

Hey all, if you’ve got CNN International, this blogger will be on at 7 PM ET tonight to discuss aviation safety and the American Airlines MD-80 grounding this week. The evidence: Nervous? You bet I was.

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777F Final Assembly Begins

Boeing Release: First Boeing 777 Freighter Enters Final Assembly Boeing commenced the final body join just last Friday in Building 40-25. Boeing built 777s in 2007 at a rate of almost 7 per month. This is Boeing’s lean moving assembly line hard at work. Next stop, Everett flight line…

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Boeing 787 Update Coverage Open Thread

I’ll be covering the day’s developments on the 787 program live from this thread. Like I did last time, this page will feature liveblogged coverage of the conference call on the morning of April 9 (11 AM ET, 8 AM PT, 1500 GMT) so please feel free to leave your thoughts on the latest 787 […]

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Night Flight – Part II – To The Sky

FlightBlogger Feature Part II of IV. All images are copyright of FlightBlogger unless otherwise specified. Read Part I – Ground School. The sun was getting low on the horizon on this notably cold February evening. The wind, which had been quite gusty during the day, was beginning to calm down as dusk arrived. Our aircraft, […]

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787 Update Set For Wednesday

Boeing Executives to Provide Update About 787 Dreamliner Program Monday April 7, 1:55 pm ET CHICAGO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA – News) will webcast a 787 Dreamliner briefing on Wednesday, April 9, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Carson and Vice President/General Manager, […]

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