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Jet Blue Emergency – Aircraft Stopped on Runway – Slides Deployed – LGB Closed

A Jet Blue Airbus has stopped midfield at Long Beach Airport, slides have been deployed and passengers have been evacuated.  Fire trucks are rolling out with more on the way. What makes this emergency so interesting is that the passengers … Continue reading

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X-47B Carrier Landing

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first carrier-based arrested landing on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia July 10.

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German WWII bomber raised from English Channel

LONDON (AP) — A British museum on Monday successfully recovered a German bomber that had been shot down over the English Channel during World War II. The aircraft, nicknamed the Luftwaffe’s “flying pencil” because of its narrow fuselage, came down … Continue reading

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A Big Loss for Man Kind

On Saturday, August 25, 20012, aviation and the space industry lost a very good friend.  Neil Armstrong, most notably known for being the first person to walk on the moon passed away due to complications from a cardiovascular procedure.  A … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart s 115th Birthday is today– Did she have the right stuff? Read her official file on record with the FAA Only at Plane Fax. On July 2, 1937, While attempting a trip around the world, Amelia Earhart crashed … Continue reading

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