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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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SUKHOI SUPERJET 100 PERFORMS INCREDIBLE SHORT LANDING AT MAKS 2019 IN RUSSIA

Sukhoi Superjet 100 Extreme Short Landing at MAKS 2019 - Image: JERRY TAHA

ZHUKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RUSSIA – Last weekend’s MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon 2019 showcased the best of the best from Russia’s civil and military aviation and aircraft from a few other countries, and FLYHIGH.NEWS was there! All the thousands of spectators could enjoy watching a lot of incredible maneuvers and a lot of show

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THE DAY A BOEING TEST PILOT PERFORMED A BARREL ROLL WITH THE 707

Boeing Dash-80 FA239925

SEATTLE, WA – This month, 64 years ago, there was a Boeing test pilot who performed a barrel roll with the Boeing 367-80, known as the Dash 80. It’s incredible and surreal to see such a big airplane perform a barrel roll. This is the remarkable story behind the famous Dash 80 barrel roll. The Dash

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REMEMBERING JOE SUTTER, ‘FATHER OF THE BOEING 747’

SEATTLE – Today we remember Boeing icon Joe Sutter. He passed away 3 years ago on August 30, 2016 at the age of 95. In the mid-60s, Sutter led the team that designed the Boeing 747. He was given the nickname “Father of the 747”. Father of the 747 Joseph Frederick “Joe” Sutter (March 21, 1921 – August

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PUTIN SHOWS ERDOGAN SECRET COCKPIT OF RUSSIA’S BRAND NEW SU-57 5TH GEN FIGHTER AT MAKS 2019

MOSCOW – Earlier this week President Erdogan from Turkey was invited by President Putin of Russia to see Russia’s Su-57 fifth generation fighter at the 2019 MAKS International Aviation and Space Airshow at Moscow’s Zhukhovsky Airport on August 27, 2019. Erdogan is looking for a replacement for the F-35 Lightning II, after the U.S. excluded

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FIREFIGHTING BOEING 747 SUPERTANKER JOINS BATTLE AGAINST AMAZON WILDFIRES

B747 Supertanker battling wildfires

SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA – The American Boeing 747 Supertanker was filmed dropping water on wildfires in Bolivia’s department of Santa Cruz on Friday. A record number of fires have been raging through the Amazon rainforest most of which is located in Brazil, but the fires also stretches into Bolivia and several other countries. The aircraft

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VIDEO – HIS FRIEND JUST CRASHED HIS PLANE INTO THE OCEAN

My friend just crashed his plane into the ocean

On Tuesday Youtuber Matt Guthmiller’s friend David Lash had an inflight engine failure, landed his Bonanza in the Pacific Ocean, and was rescued by the Coast Guard. Watch how David made a very successful landing in the Pacific Ocean. The emergency landing was caught on camera. ☆☆☆ (Image: from Matt Guthmiller on YouTube) FLYHIGH.NEWSEveryday the

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