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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Phoenix City Council To FAA: Restore Sky Harbor Traffic Patterns

Unanimous Vote Directs City Officials To 'Do Whatever It Takes', Lawsuit May Be Filed

The Phoenix, AZ city council on Tuesday night voted unanimously to demand that the FAA reverse changes in traffic patterns at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport after numerous complaints from citizens about noise and other issues.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Judge Orders Coast Guard To Maintain Oregon Helicopter Station

South Carolina Station Also To Remain Open Another Year

The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter station in Newport, OR will remain open following a hearing in a lawsuit brought by Newport Fishermen's Wives. A Coast Guard station in Charleston, SC is also off the chopping block, at least for another year.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

San Diego Fire Department Authorized For Night Firefighting Flights

City's Two Aircraft Can Fight Fires At Night Outside The City Limits

The City of San Diego has authorized the use of its two firefighting helicopters at night outside the city limits.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Five Year Deal Includes Some Of The Best Pay In The Industry

Alaska Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO, voted to accept a tentative contract agreement on Wednesday that offers significant improvements for the 3,400 Flight Attendants at Alaska. Assistance was provided through mediation by the National Mediation Board.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Aviation Veteran William Ayer Named To NBAA Board Of Directors

Has Worked For More Than Three Decades In The Aviation Industry

The NBAA has named William S. “Bill” Ayer, a long-time general aviation pilot and aviation industry leader, to its Board of Directors. Ayer also serves on the Board of Directors for Honeywell, an NBAA Member Company.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

MQ-8B Fire Scout Flies Off Coast Guard Ship For The First Time

NGC, USCG, U.S. Navy Partner To Demonstrate Unmanned Mission Flexibility

The U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy, flew the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter off the national security cutter (NSC), USCGC Bertholf  Dec. 5 off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, CA.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Etihad Airways Receives First Airbus A380

150th Of The Type Delivered By The Planemaker

At a ceremony in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Airways, one of the world’s leading airlines, welcomed the first of its ten new Airbus A380 aircraft. Etihad Airways is the thirteenth airline to operate the A380, and the aircraft is the 150th A380 delivered by Airbus.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Final Flight: The A-7 Corsair

Last Airplane Was In Service With The Hellenic Air Force In Greece

The last U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair aircraft retired from service in Greece on Oct. 17, after 39 years of flying with the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) – the final operator of the aircraft.

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014

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Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Airborne 12.17.14: Evergreen Woes, Foolish Pilot Tricks, No 757 Replacement--Yet

Also: $1M Aero-Photo, Draken Gets A-4s, 'Super Dell' Acts Super Dumb, Legendary Bell 47, Osprey Hours

Evergreen Vintage Aircraft, LLC, the company that owns many of the aircraft on view in the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum Has filed for bankruptcy. Aircraft on display at the museum include the giant Hughes H-4 Hercules airplane, commonly referred to as the “Spruce Goose,” and other classic and vintage aircraft. On a recent Magnicharters airline flight between Cancun and Mexico City, an unnamed pilot allowed 23-year-old singer Esmeralda Ugalde and her 19-year-old actress friend Samadhi Zendejas to sit in the left cockpit seat of the airplane wearing the pilot's hat. It might have gone unnoticed, but as many people do nowadays, a photo was taken and posted on Twitter by Ugalde, and the photo quickly went viral. To make matters worse, the plane was in the air, and full of passengers. A woma

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