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FIRST FLIGHT OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AIRCRAFT; THE STRATOLAUNCH

Stratolaunch First Flight

MOJAVE DESERT, CA – On April 13, 2019 the world’s largest aircraft by wingspan, completed its successful maiden flight over the Mojave Desert in California. The Stratolaunch is an impressive twin-fuselage plane with 6 engines and a wingspan of 117m (384ft), larger than the length of an American football field. The monster plane is designed

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UTAIR B737 ENGINE CATCHES FIRE BEFORE TAKE OFF IN MOSCOW

Utair B737-800 (VQ-BQQ)

MOSCOW – Earlier this week the engine of a Boeing 737 – operated by Russia’s Utair airlines from Moscow to Makhachkala – has caught fire on the runway just before take off at Vnukovo airport. Passengers of the aircraft noticed a burst of flames outside the jet – coming from the right engine of the

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TRUMP’S CALL TO ‘REBRAND’ THE 737 MAX IS REJECTED BY BOEING

Boeing 737-8 MAX at BFI

Washington – President Donald Trump urged Boeing to “rebrand” its 737 MAX aircraft, after the fatal crashes of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The aircraft manufacturer rejected Trump’s advice and said it was focused on fixing the problem and thinking over next steps to win back public trust. President Trump adviced

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JET AIRWAYS HAS SHUT DOWN OPERATIONS

Jet Airways B777

DELHI – India’s Jet Airways has operated its last flight Wednesday evening, the airline reports. The ailing company has serious financial problems and a request with the State Bank of India (SBI) has been rejected. The problems at Jet Airways have accumulated in recent weeks. Salaries were not paid, angry lease companies claimed leased aircraft.

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