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Boeing Delivers Upgraded French AWACS Aircraft

> Mission system enhancements provide more actionable information, increase efficiencies

SEATTLEBoeing on July 17 delivered on schedule the first of four upgraded French Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft. 245 more words


La Compagnie launches scheduled business class operations to Newark

La Compagnie (formerly Dreamjet) (Paris-CDG) yesterday (July 21) evening launched its business class passenger operations. Flight BO 100 departed at 18:30 from Terminal 1 at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to Newark with the pictured Boeing 757-256 F-HTAG (msn 29307). 6 more words


Life On Mars

Following Emirates’ announcement earlier in the month, confirming its order for 150 Boeing 777X aircraft, the airline has signed a 12-year, US$ 13 billion maintenance and repair agreement with GE for the 300 GE9X engines that it ordered last November, at a list price of US$ 15 billion. 769 more words


Inventions "R" Us

It’s been said, “Inventions are the by-product of necessity.”

Why do we invent things?  Because we need them.  Or, we need something better.  But, sometimes, you just can’t build a better mouse trap. 55 more words


Alexander Borodai Press-Conference Regarding Malaysian Airlines #MH17 Crash, July 19, 2014

Video: A. Borodai Press-Conference (w/ENG, GER & FRENCH subs): The Vineyard of The Saker Team

Important Note: To activate subtitles, click on the (cc) button in the dashboard at the bottom of the video, then, in the Captions menu, select English, German, or French. 13 more words


Bremont Boeing Model 247

The video of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner rehearsing for the Farnborough airshow went viral on the web, with a take-off that develops into a near-vertical climb, so steep that I was thinking, “they must have done that with CGI.” (See link below). 353 more words


California and Palestine

By Seth Sandronsky | CounterPunch | July 18, 2014

California lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 2389 that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed on July 10. AB 2389, which Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, introduced, provides a tax break of $142 million over 15 years to Lockheed Martin Corp.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism