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AMERICAN AIRLINES IS RETIRING THE MD-80 ‘MAD DOG’ AFTER 36 YEARS

American Airlines is retiring the MD-80 after 36 years - Photo: Eddie Maloney

DALLAS – It’s a sad day today in the U.S. for many aviation enthusiasts and pilots who flew with the beautiful McDonnell Douglas MD-80, also known as ‘Mad Dog’ or ‘Super 80.’ American Airlines (AA) is saying goodbye to the iconic MD-80 after 36-years of service. Flight AA80 from Dallas Fort Worth to Chicago O’Hare

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JET-POWERED FLYBOARD STEALS THE SHOW AT BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN FRANCE

Jet-powered flyboard soars over Paris for Bastille Day parade

PARIS, FRANCE – Is it a drone? Is it a plane? Could it be the Green Goblin? No, it’s Franky Zapata with his Flyboard Air. Zapata is a former jetskiing champion, French military reservist and he is the inventor of the Flyboard Air. This year’s Bastille Day celebrations in France featured Zapata hovering above Paris

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100 DAY COUNTDOWN TO KLM’S 100th ANNIVERSARY

AMSTERDAM AIRPORT SCHIPHOL, NETHERLANDS – On Saturday June 29, 2019 a smashing event kicked off the 100 day countdown to KLM’s 100th anniversary, on October 7. One day later, on Sunday June 30, 2019 the first KLM Boeing 787-10 arrived at Schiphol Airport. This sustainable and energy-efficient aircraft is called ‘Orange Blossom’ and carries the

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REMEMBERING THE LIFE OF STEVE BEZMAN – YOUTUBE’S ‘GRANDPA SPOTTER’ LEFT THIS WORLD TO FLY HIGH

Steve Bezman in the 70s

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Last year on February 14, 2018 the aviation and spotting community on YouTube lost a very special person. His name was Steve Bezman, also known on YouTube as 99carnot. He had a great influence on many YouTubers who share his passion of filming planes in action at airports and airshows around the

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