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April 05, 2013

US Airways First Airline To Receive FAA Certification Of NextGen Applications

ACSS SafeRoute Avionics To Be Installed On Airline's Airbus A330 Wide-Body Aircraft

US Airways, in partnership with ACSS, an L-3 Communications & Thales Company, has received FAA certification on its wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft for SafeRoute, a set of four flight deck applications that will provide enhanced operational safety and efficiency in all phases of flight as part of the FAA's NextGen implementation program.

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Flight Attendants Request Seat At 'Stakeholder' Security Hearing

Session Will Focus On TSA's Recently-Revised Knife Policy, Other Safety Issues

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 flight attendants, welcomed news from the House Subcommittee on Transportation Security of an upcoming hearing titled: "TSA's Efforts to Advance Risk-Based Security: Stakeholder Perspectives." The hearing is scheduled to be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 1:00pm.

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Delta To Upgrade MD-88, MD-90 Fleet With Enhanced Navigation, FMS

Improvements Designed To Take Advantage Of NextGen

Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it plans to outfit its fleet of 182 MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft as well as several flight simulators with standardized, state-of-the-art glass cockpits and GPS navigation that will improve efficiency, reduce environmental impact and position the airline to take advantage of procedural improvements outlined in the FAA's NextGen Air Transportation System.

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Boeing Opens New Everett Delivery Center

State Of The Art Facility Benefits 747-8, 767, 777 And 787 Customers

Boeing on Wednesday opened its new expanded Everett Delivery Center (EDC), a world-class facility which will be the home of deliveries for the 747-8, 767, 777 and 787. The grand opening ceremony was attended by Boeing employees, customers and state dignitaries.

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Aztec Airways Beech 18 Makes Emergency Landing On Florida Highway

Instructor Inadvertently Shut Off Both Engines During Engine-Out Scenario

What was supposed to have been a routine training flight turned into a real-world scenario as an instructor working with a student in an Aztec Airways 1959 Beech 18 inadvertently shut down both engines during an engine-out training scenario.

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