Airplane


Small Plane Plummets Into San Diego House, Killing 2

Two people were killed after a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city’s Clairemont neighborhood,…

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Newark-Bound Jet Blows Tires on Landing

Passengers had a rough landing when their flight from Germany arrived in New Jersey, and the plane’s tires blew out. A spokesman for United Airlines says the Boeing 777-222 from…

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Airbus to Sell 430 Planes to Indigo for $49.5B

Airbus landed a deal for a record 430 of its A320neo-family jets on Wednesday as U.S. investor Bill Franke raised his bet on budget airlines. The preliminary deal, worth up…

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Dubai Air Show Opens With Emirates’ $15.1B Boeing Buy

The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world’s biggest defense companies promoted their weapons…

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IDF Blue Flag Takes to the Skies

The skies of southern Israel were more crowded than usual on Sunday, as air squadrons of nine countries including Israel began eleven days of joint exercises known as Blue Flag.…

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Storks Intercept F-35 Stealth Fighters

Two storks collided with an Israeli F-35 fighter jet during a training run on Tuesday, which resulted in the grounding of the plane for maintenance work, The Times of Israel…

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IAF Envisions 3-D Print-a-Plane

The Israeli Air Force is planning to introduce the 3-D printing of airplane parts, in order to reduce dependence on foreign suppliers and enable the military to repair and replace…

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Elbit to Upgrade F-5 for Asia-Pacific Customer

Elbit Systems has won an estimated $93-million contract from an Asia-Pacific country to upgrade its F-5 aircraft fleet. Over a three-year period, Elbit will supply the F-5 with cutting-edge systems,…

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