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FAA: Washington DC is a NO DRONE ZONE

June 30th, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on FAA: Washington DC is a NO DRONE ZONE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the July 4 holiday approaches, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding residents and visitors to Washington, D.C. that the city and surrounding communities are a “No Drone Zone.”

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NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data

January 23rd, 2015 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Calls for Better Ways to Find Aircraft Accident Sites and Retrieve Critical Flight Data

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued a series of safety recommendations to the Federal Aviation Administration calling for improvements in locating downed aircraft and ways to obtain critical flight data faster and without the need for immediate underwater retrieval.

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Air Canada Accepts Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Canada

May 18th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Air Canada Accepts Delivery of First Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Canada

SEATTLE – Boeing delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada’s 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto.

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WestJet Signs Deal With Panasonic for Inflight Entertainment

February 14th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet Signs Deal With Panasonic for Inflight Entertainment

CALGARY – WestJet announced today it has signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the airline with a new inflight entertainment system

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FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft

February 5th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Measure Could Improve Safety in Thousands of Aircraft

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration today took an important step to help improve safety in small aircraft by simplifying design approval requirements for a cockpit instrument called an angle of attack indicator.

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NTSB Issues Update on the Southwest Airlines Wrong Airport Landing Incident

January 17th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on NTSB Issues Update on the Southwest Airlines Wrong Airport Landing Incident

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of its ongoing investigation into an incident involving a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that landed at the wrong airport on January 13 in Missouri, the National Transportation Safety Board has released a brief investigative update.

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Gogo Brings In-flight Wi-Fi to Canada

January 6th, 2014 by admin, Comments Off on Gogo Brings In-flight Wi-Fi to Canada

ITASCA, Ill. – Gogo announced today that the first phase of its Canadian air-to-ground Wi-Fi network is live in Canada, with the balance of the network expected to go live in the first quarter of 2014.

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FAA Selects Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research and Test Sites

December 30th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on FAA Selects Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research and Test Sites

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration today announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems research and test sites around the country.

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WestJet to Purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

August 29th, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on WestJet to Purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

CALGARY, AB – WestJet announced today it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase 65 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8 and 25 737 MAX 7 aircraft, with delivery scheduled to begin in September 2017.

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Comox Air Traffic Controllers Mark End Of Era For Radar system

July 2nd, 2013 by admin, Comments Off on Comox Air Traffic Controllers Mark End Of Era For Radar system

19 WING COMOX, B.C. – Friday, June 28, 2013, marked the end of an era for air traffic control at 19 Wing Comox as a CF-18 from 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron became the last aircraft to be guided to a safe landing using the airfield’s Precision Approach Radar system.

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