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Jetpack Aviation takes the Jetpack JB-10 on its maiden flight in Monaco

Video via Quart

For all those who dream of traveling by jetpack, there’s hope yet.

 Earlier this month, Jetpack Aviation began publicly testing its newest jetpack model. 134 more words

Tech News

China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. 276 more words

Airline

Peter James Collins

I was distressed to learn today of the passing of a legend- prolific test pilot Peter James Collins, formerly of the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, died this August, 2016. 634 more words

The ACS is Here

The Airman Certification Standards (ACS) replacing the familiar Practical Test Standards (PTS) for the private pilot and instrument ratings went into effect and the earth continued to rotate about its axis. 542 more words

Cockpit Resource Management

FLIGHT TEST Review: the Falcon 8X from Dassault is out now!

“When the annual EBACE business aviation show kicks of in Geneva on 24 May, Dassault’s new flagship business jet, the ultra-long-range Falcon 8X, will be just days away from its planned joint European Aviation Safety Agency (CS 25) and US Federal Aviation Administration (FAR 25) certification. 195 more words

GBMC

FLYING ON DEATH ROW

I didn’t even know that Row 87 existed.

I do wish, however, that I never ‘discovered’ it, but here I am sitting in it on QF 11 heading to New York via Los Angeles. 839 more words

Travel

Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price.
• Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support.

At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of… 609 more words

Airbus