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Boeing Is Top Seller at Paris Air Show — WSJ

Plane maker beats out rival Airbus in orders as both attract robust single-aisle jet demand Continue Reading Below This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the US print edition … Continue reading

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Domeward bound

If you think indoor planes are limited to those made of paper and the battery-powered sort that are likely to earn a scolding from your mother, then you might consider a visit to the Kibbie Dome this weekend. Inside, you’ll … Continue reading

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£1.3bn order for 50 aircraft a huge boost for Bombardier’s workforce in Northern Ireland

One of SpiceJet’s Q400 turboprop aircraft By John Mulgrew June 22 2017 Bombardier has landed a huge order for 50 planes part-made in Belfast – worth up to £1.3bn. Budget Indian carrier SpiceJet has signed a letter of intent for … Continue reading

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Model airplane club grounded by park service – Pocono Record

Howard Frank Pocono Record Writer @PoconoHFrank A local model airplane club fears the National Park Service is about to clip its wings. The superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area is booting the Roxbury Area model airplane Club … Continue reading

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Gustave Whitehead: First In Flight or Fake News?

Some notable events in our state’s aviation history. Connecticut is home to several museums dedicated to our state’s aviation heritage. A January 1986 Connecticut Magazine story about Bill O’Dwyer’s attempts to recreate Gustave Whitehead’s vehicle and prove that he achieved flight in 1901, … Continue reading

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New York’s Great Scenic Ride

Neighborhood: Sheepshead Bay, Exit 8 Overview: There’s a sliver of Brooklyn trapped between the Belt Parkway and the bay, creating a nano-neighborhood that is one block wide and 20 blocks long, and is a port of call for foodie types. … Continue reading

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Model airplane club grounded by park service – News …

Howard Frank Pocono Record Writer @PoconoHFrank A local model airplane club fears the National Park Service is about to clip its wings. The superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area is booting the Roxbury Area model airplane Club … Continue reading

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