Monthly Archives: October 2022

Exotic Bentley Flying Spur super luxury car worth Rs. 4 crores abandoned in Mumbai

An abandoned Bentley Flying Spur found gathering dust in Mumbai. The super luxury sedan is worth Rs. 4 crore and it is believed to have been near Breach Candy Hospital for 7 months. See images and video. Super luxurious exotic cars are rare in India and spotting them in abandoned …

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Why doesn’t Iberia’s new $317 million long-haul Airbus A350 have proper business class seats?

Spain’s flag carrier Iberia flies brand new long-haul planes worth around $317 million each at face value without proper business class seats, and it has passengers and aviation experts who scratch their heads wondering why not? After all, the Airbus A350 was designed to operate Iberia’s longest flights, and a …

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Airports we didn’t know existed in Glasgow

An airport in Glasgow has been replaced – there is hardly any evidence left of it – and there is an airport in Cumbernauld!?! Glasgow has two domestic airports, and if you’ve ever been abroad you’ll be familiar with them – Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. But did …

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Aviation Operators Need Recovery Plans – NSACC

The Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) and other professionals in the country have mentioned the scarcity of foreign exchange, rising inflation and poor infrastructure as some of the factors militating against the growth of the Nigerian aviation industry. Professionals have called on the Federal Government to meet the challenges …

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Nations Collide in New Action-Packed Music Video for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

via Marvel Studios Wakanda is at war in the latest promotional clip released by movie ticketing company Fandango. A preview of the supposedly epic sequel to Black Panther, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever shows the fictional MCU nations of Wakanda and Talokan at their throats like no clip we’ve seen so …

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Tata-Airbus consortium to manufacture C295 transport planes in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for a transport aircraft manufacturing project for the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Vadodara, Gujarat on October 30. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia and Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendrabhai Patel will attend. The Cabinet Committee on Security …

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Vinci’s third-quarter revenue jumps thanks to increased traffic

– Vinci posted a sharp rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, with the French infrastructure group citing a continued recovery in airport passenger numbers and motorway traffic. As coronavirus-related travel restrictions eased in parts of the world, highway and airport traffic rebounded, pushing the group’s quarterly revenue to 16.70 billion …

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Aerospace Summit Highlights the Diverse Faces of the Industry

Event brings aviation professionals from underrepresented groups to campus for conversation and guidance Student leaders, faculty members, panelists and UND keynote speaker Eric Poole stand on the Memorial Union Staircase at the Faces of Industry Summit on Oct. 11. Photo by Arjun …

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Generation Zero update 1.33 released for Dark Skies content this October 25th

Avalanche Studios released Generation Zero update 1.33 today for all platforms to roll out the Dark Skies patch to the game. This includes new content and a ton of fixes. Check out the full Generation Zero patch notes for October 25 below. Generation Zero Update 1.33 Patch Notes | Generation …

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Navy says strange-smelling water from aircraft carrier contained sewage

The US Navy discovered last month that water from an aircraft carrier had a “smelling and cloudy appearance”. The service said early last week it didn’t know why the water looked and smelled strange. An inspection has since concluded that sewage has entered the system. Loading Something is loading. Thank …

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Top 5 most competitive airline routes in the world

While in the past, Simple Flying has published articles on the busiest air routes in the world, both domestic and international, today we are going to see which are the five most competitive routes. Competitive routes are very different from routes where one airline has a monopoly on flights between …

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From Planespotter to Top Vlogger

Aviation blogger, vlogger, author and photographer Sam Chui is well known for his success on YouTube. Anyone who enjoys watching videos of other people stealing will inevitably have stumbled upon their channel and will no doubt be hooked. Sam’s trip reports are above anything else, from entertaining commentary to unique …

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Viral video of attack helicopter narrowly missing on Ukrainian highway stuns internet

Netizens praised the pilot for his impressive skills. A video showing an attack helicopter barely missing cars on a Ukrainian highway is going viral on social media. The video was posted on Twitter on Friday by Ukraine’s Defense Ministry. “Welcome to Ukraine,” read the caption of the post, which garnered …

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Fear of landing – Pitot blankets left on planes in Brisbane. Still.

On May 27, 2022, an Airbus A350-941, registered in Singapore as 9V-SHH, was being prepared for scheduled passenger flight SQ256 from Brisbane, Australia to Changi Airport, Singapore. A technical maintenance contractor in Brisbane providing maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services has been tasked with the maintenance, certification and dispatch required …

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Airway Commerce Center begins construction near Reno-Tahoe Airport

Construction has begun on a new mall just south of Reno-Tahoe International Airport. The Airway Commerce Center will serve as an employment hub with space for offices, warehousing distribution, light manufacturing and showrooms. The center, which is being developed by Tolles Development Co., will span approximately 893,000 square feet when …

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How This JCPS School Encourages Aviation Careers For Girls

On Wednesday, @Shawnee Academy hosted a “Girls in Aviation Day” to teach students about aviation careers and school curriculum. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – On Wednesday, students at the @Shawnee Academy had the chance to learn about careers in aviation from professionals working in the field. The school invited pilots and other …

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Steering wheel of boat trailer hits 3 vehicles on Ontario’s QEW highway, leaving man dead

A flying wheel struck three cars on Queen Elizabeth Way on Tuesday, killing one and shutting down a section of the Toronto-area freeway for hours, police say. The 77-year-old man from Oakville, Ontario. was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 77-year-old woman, escaped unscathed but was taken to …

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Gulfstream G700 test plane embarks on a world tour

Gulfstream is sending two of its G700 production test aircraft on a world tour to showcase the business jet to customers. After participating in the NBAA-BACE (Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition) 2022 event in Orlando, Florida, the aircraft will travel to South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, as well …

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Miramar plane crash kills 2

A plane crashed into a home in Miramar, Florida on Monday, killing two people. According to NBC Miami, the plane crashed in the 2200 block of Jamaica Drive, not far from North Perry Airport. Miramar police spokeswoman Tania Rues said two people on board the plane were pronounced dead at …

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Emirates chairman Sir Tim Clark calls on Heathrow Airport CEO to resign

The summer of 2022 presented an exciting opportunity for the airline industry to rebound from the previous two years of coronavirus-induced travel restrictions. However, at airports like London Heathrow (LHR), inadequate preparation in terms of staff has led to significant disruption and capacity caps. Emirates chairman Sir Tim Clark has …

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Flying car racing points to the future

We’ve been told flying cars have been coming since the days of The Jetsons TY program, but they could soon be crossing our skies with an Australian flying vehicle company in the van. Alauda Aeronautics of Adelaide has built several 4.1m long flying vehicles (pictured) specifically for a new racing …

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Lithuanian MP says West must send Ukraine interceptor planes and early warning radars

It is the responsibility of the democratic world to immediately provide Ukraine with air defense systems or interceptor aircraft and early warning radars. This was stated by Deputy Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Paulius Saudargas, who made a comment to guild housereports Ukrinform. “Recent attacks on …

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It’s OctoberFEAST at the Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino!

The Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino has what you need for your GASTRONOMIC adventures in October. Cafe Uno Buffet on the Mactan waterfront. Imagine the FUN and EXCITEMENT of having delicious and delectable food choices and options coupled with the many freebies that come with the promotions. Get ready because …

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Sun Country Airlines Announces Jennifer’s Appointment

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) has appointed Jennifer L. Vogel, former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc., to its Board of Directors as of October 14, 2022. “I am honored to introduce Jennifer as a …

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The Big Boys Toys show returns to Las Vegas

Giant mech suits, luxury bikes and flying vehicles will be on display at this year’s Big Boys Toys show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show, which will have 50 to 60 exhibitors, will kick off on Friday and introduce new and innovative luxury products to the public, according …

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Airman’s invention aims to make aircraft countermeasure management safer

aircraft countermeasures safer.”/> Technical Sergeant. Nick Richards poses with the prototype Hendy cradle at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Sept. 16, 2022. The device is designed to make handling aircraft countermeasures safer. (Kelly Agee/Stars and Stripes) YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Airmen may have an easier time loading chaff and flare …

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First Atlantic Crossing – Non-Rev Traveler

As aircraft technology advanced, making larger payloads, higher altitudes and longer ranges possible, so too did the goals set for them, whether to cross the country and overcome mountains or connect continents. One of the most important of the 1920s was crossing the formidable barrier between North America and Europe …

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RTX Ventures invests in H55 to advance electric propulsion technologies for clean and efficient air mobility applications

ARLINGTON, Va., October 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RTX Ventures, the venture capital arm of Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX), made a minority investment in the electric propulsion systems company H55 to drive the development of electric aviation solutions. The investment in H55 aligns with Raytheon Technologies’ longstanding leadership in developing innovative …

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Dubai: Flying cars, self-driving taxis and talking robots take center stage at Gitex Day 1 – News

Self-driving, all-electric cab set to begin test drive in Jumeirah 1 area in December Photo by Shihab Published: Mon 10 Oct 2022, 09:13 PM Last update: Mon 10 Oct 2022, 09:17 PM Flying cars, futuristic vehicles, interactive robots and innovative solutions to common problems marked the first day of the …

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Brazil’s state bank to finance Embraer aircraft exports to SkyWest

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-owned development bank BNDES and aircraft manufacturer Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) have reached an agreement allowing the lender to finance exports of six E-175 jets to the U.S. airline SkyWest Inc (SKYW.O), the bank’s chief executive told Reuters. Bruno Aranha said in an …

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Hannah Grimes loan fund hopes to help startups soar

October 8 – A new business loan program wants to help start-ups in the Monadnock area get an early start in their operations, with the first such investment going to a drone-powered aerial photography and inspection company in Hinsdale. The Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship in Keene and the Regional …

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Legal symposium seeks business solutions

Karen Clayton, IATA’s general counsel, said the legal symposium will explore areas of vital business support as the industry emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Legal and regulatory affairs are sometimes perceived as dry subjects but in reality they are vital business enablers. This is why the Legal Symposium will be …

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New York cops injure 10 in crash while racing to prevent car theft: reports

NYPD injured 10 people on Thursday afternoon after a cruiser rushing to the scene of a potential high-speed car theft in a busy Bronx neighborhood cut into another car and jumped over the sidewalk, hitting a group of people, according to reports. According to Bob: Why the AMG C63 Hybrid …

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Airbus expects services to grow faster than aircraft deliveries

October 06, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus today presented its 20-year Global Services Forecast (GSF) for the global airliner industry. It is a complement to the Global Market Forecast (GMF) for aircraft that Airbus presented in July. Services business for the 100+ seat airline market grows from $105 billion pre-COVID …

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TRIP REPORT: AY1337 Helsinki Airport to London Heathrow (Business Class/A350)

AY1337 – Helsinki Airport to London Heathrow Terminal 3Do it for level points AY1337 Helsinki-Vantaa Airport to London Heathrow Terminal 3Finnair, 1A, business class Airbus A350-900 80 Tier Points earned, 2,260 Avios earned I was welcomed on board the Airbus A350 waiting for me and turned left again. I like …

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Editor’s Corner #26 – Rumored A35K/Delta order highlights strong Airbus momentum

LONDON – It remains clear that the rumored A35K/Delta order strongly reflects the sales momentum Airbus has had with the A350-1000 over the years. Welcome to Editor’s Corner. Editor’s Corner is a series of opinion pieces by AviationSource Editor-in-Chief James Field, who will give his (perhaps controversial) take on all …

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More electrical outlets for electric cars | News, Sports, Jobs

WARREN — Electric vehicle owners in the Mahoning Valley or those just passing through will, in the future, have more options to plug in with help from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. He announced Monday that grants worth about $8 million are going to 25 counties, …

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IAF scrambles jets after ‘bomb threat’ on Iranian civilian plane

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force on Monday dispatched its fighter jet following a bomb threat aboard an Iranian-registered civilian plane and tracked the aircraft from a safe distance, the official said. ‘IAF. Mahan Air flight (IRM081), en route from Tehran in Iran to Guangzhou in China, NDTV reported. The …

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German lawmakers leave for Taiwan as relations improve

VOICE SUPPORT: Germany’s ambassador to the United States said the country should not allow China to move the goalposts to isolate Taiwan or violate international law. By Yang Cheng-yuand Jake Chung / Journalist, Writer Relations with Germany continue to warm as Chairman of the German-Taiwanese Parliamentary Friendship Group Klaus-Peter Willsch, …

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Aviation Stakeholders Positive on Cat1 Rating Restoration, See Better Prospects

KUALA LUMPUR: Aviation industry stakeholders have applauded the reversion of Malaysia’s International Aviation Safety Classification (IASA) to Category 1 (Cat1) by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In a statement released today, the airport operator, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), said the Cat1 classification would strengthen Malaysia’s position as an …

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