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75-year-old runway, re-built and re-opened at Willow Run Airport

Runway 5R/23L, opens for business again today at Willow Run Airport. Originally built in 1939-40, the runway has been closed for parts of the past two construction seasons for a total re-build. 420 more words

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4 killed in road accident, as dense fog engulfs Delhi

NEW DELHI: At least 4 persons killed and 9 injured in a road accident due to dense fog on Yamuna Expressway.

Dense fog continued to disrupt train and air services in Delhi for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. 236 more words

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Pilatus PC-7 gives boost to IAF Academy

Sky school:The Pilatus PC-7 basic training aircraft at Air Force Academy, Dundigal.- PHOTO: Nemmani Sreedhar

The induction of Pilatus PC-7 basic trainer six months ago has brought a qualitative change in the training of future guardians of Indian skies, Air Vice-Marshal V.R. 455 more words


Pilots Need Special Qualification to Land in Beijing Due to Smog

With large swaths of dense smog blanketing much of eastern China, officials have informed pilots flying to Beijing that they must first undertake special qualifications for landing in low visibility. 112 more words


Asiana Flight 214: A Pilot's Perspective II

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Latest thoughts in the media on Asiana Flight 214 seems to be all about pilot error. Probably right. My feeling is that is supervisory error, in that the instructor pilot failed to supervise his student properly. 747 more words

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Electronic landing system was off at San Francisco airport during crash

According to this NBC-report some more “funny” things happened at San Francisco airport at the time of the crash of the Asiana aircraft. This might also help to shed more light onto this crash. 482 more words

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