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Find The Best Turbine Engine For Sale

Pratt & Whitney, commonly known as PW100, is a turboprop engine, which is known for low fuel consumption. It consumes 25 to 40 percent less fuel as compared to other engines and produce up-to 50% less carbon dioxide emissions. 269 more words

Pw 100 Engine

Collection of Air-to-Air Refueling Images

New-to-me but apparently online for something like seven years, and a new favorite on my “very specific collections” list: a collection of over 1000 air-to-air refuelling images… 64 more words

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One of the Most Famous Airplanes Ever May be Permanently Grounded

One of the world’s most iconic airplanes may be coming in for a permanent landing.

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday, Boeing said, “It is reasonably possible that we could decide to end production of the 747.” 177 more words


Lufthansa Technik Gets STC Approval to Install Inmarsat GX Aviation on A340s

Inmarsat has announced that its partner Lufthansa Technik, the Hamburg-based technical division of the Lufthansa group of companies, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to install Global Xpress (GX) Aviation system antennas on Airbus A340 aircraft. 422 more words

Aviation Matters

Home flight simulator in MH370 captain's home plotted Indian Ocean course - search authorities

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SYDNEY: A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing, the Australian agency in charge of the search said on Thursday (Jul 28). 250 more words

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F-8 Crusader

The Vought F8U Crusader, enjoyed a very long career. Its 10,000 pounds static thrust (16,200 pounds static thrust with afterburner) Pratt & Whitney J57 turbojet gave it a top speed of Mach 1.53 at 35,000 feet and a range of 1,474 miles. 1,350 more words


Airliner photo

This photo comes from a previous trip to Jamaica.  The plane was photographed at the airport in Montego Bay Jamaica (MBJ).