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Comac C919 of China Eastern Airlines at Beijing Capital International Airport‎, Beijing, China

China’s answer to Boeing and Airbus isn’t as ‘homegrown’ as it seems. Here’s why

CNN 03 Jun 2023
A long-held dream The C919 was built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China ... COMAC’s first commercial plane, by comparison, is a much smaller regional jet called the ARJ21, which can only fly up to 3,700 kilometers (2,300 miles) and accommodate up to 97 passengers.

Airline Takes Reservations to Fly on New Type of Airplane

Victoria Advocate 03 Jun 2023
Lawmakers Want FAA to Fix a Big >Flying Safety Problem ... The airline just began offering reservations for its electricity-powered airplanes, which will fly in the airline's three home countries ... In 1957, it became the first commercial airline to fly over the North Pole, shortening the amount of time it took to travel between Copenhagen and Tokyo ... ....

The Battle To Decarbonize The Aviation Industry

Oil Price 03 Jun 2023
France has taken the first steps to changing commercial flying habits in line with the decarbonization of ...

This Interactive Map Shows 30 Years of Shark Attacks

The Capital Journal 03 Jun 2023
For many of us, summer means that it's time to head to the beach ... In fact, there have been only 3,000 shark attacks with less than 300 fatalities over the past 30 years ... Even flying commercial air, which is generally considered to be one of the safest methods of transportation, saw more deaths worldwide (3,416) between 2011 and 2020 alone ... ....

Crewed Boeing spaceflight for NASA delayed again in another setback

The Spokesman-Review 02 Jun 2023
In 2014, after the end of the space shuttle program left NASA no way to fly astronauts from American soil, the space agency awarded contracts to SpaceX and Boeing to develop spacecraft to fly people to the space station as part of its “commercial crew program.” ... Williams was first assigned to NASA’s commercial crew program in 2015.

NASA, Boeing call off Starliner launch plans after parachute, flammable tape issues

The Spokesman-Review 02 Jun 2023
The two spacecraft were supposed to share duties of flying crew to the ISS as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program ... The tape issue involves tape that did fly on the uncrewed test in 2022, and it is commonly used in spaceflight, but teams found that its adhesive posed a flammability risk under certain conditions.

Boeing stalls Starliner’s 1st crewed flight over parachute & wiring issues

The Siasat Daily 02 Jun 2023
Boeing had signed a contract with NASA’s Commercial Crew Programme to fly operational missions to and from the space station with Starliner in 2014 ... In addition to Boeing, NASA also picked Elon Musk’s SpaceX to fly astronauts to and from the ISS as part of its Commercial Crew Programme.

Boeing stalls Starliner's 1st crewed flight over parachute & wiring issues

The Economic Times 02 Jun 2023
Boeing had signed a contract with NASA's Commercial Crew Programme to fly operational missions to and from the space station with Starliner in 2014. However, it has faced a series of setbacks ... .


The Montanian 02 Jun 2023
When I was a kid, becoming a sports junkie – Little League now and then. A Column by Jim Dasios—Part one ... Lava waiting for the right time to spew forward ... regarding the risk of flying. As for commercial carriers, there have been zero deaths since 2020. The odds of dying on a commercial flight between 2012 and 2016 were one in 3.37 billion ... Dr ... .

10th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit Begins

Maryville Daily Forum 02 Jun 2023
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 2, 2023-- ... This press release features multimedia. View the full release here. https.// ... (Photo. Business Wire) ... “Today, you would have to fly continuously on a commercial flight for over 6,000 years to have a 50.50 chance of being injured as a passenger,” he said ... PUB ... .

Celebs dodged millions in L.A.’s ‘mansion tax.’ Meet the industry guarding their wealth

The Los Angeles Times 02 Jun 2023
Before Measure ULA took effect in April, some wealthy residents scrambled to avoid paying the new “mansion tax” that would fund affordable housing and homelessness prevention ... It’s how they ensure their worth,” Collins said ... You can live well, never fly commercial, own multiple homes, travel wherever you like and secure a good life for your children.

Young pilot describes moment she was blinded by a laser during NYC sightseeing flight

New York Post 01 Jun 2023
“If you think it’s funny to shoot a laser at an airplane, it’s not,” Sabrina Johnson, who flies for a regional airline in the US, warned. The young woman, who is also a commercial helicopter pilot and flight instructor, shares insights into her job and traveling tips on TikTok.

Supernal and TruWeather Solutions to Introduce Real-time Micro Weather Forecasting to Advanced Air Mobility Ecosystem

Longview News-Journal 01 Jun 2023
Exceeding current commercial aviation capabilities, advanced weather forecasting technology will enhance eVTOL safety and operating models ... This model has 1 kilometer or better resolution along flight corridors and captures the effects that buildings have on wind flow, which is critical when flying in urban environments.

SAS opens seat reservations for its first-ever commercial electric flight in 2028

TravelDailyNews 01 Jun 2023
“Since its inception in 1946, SAS has been one of the pioneers in the airline industry, being for instance the first commercial airline operator to fly over the North Pole to significantly shorten flight time between continents ... a partnership with Airbus to pave the way for large-scale use of low- and zero emission commercial aircraft.

Nasa releases footage of unidentifiable ‘spherical orb’ UFO flying through Middle East

Metro UK 01 Jun 2023
A group of experts studying UFOs convened by Nasa livestreamed a presentation of their findings on Wednesday ... One video appears to show a metallic, spherical orb flying over a desert in the Middle East, sometime in 2022 ... After analyzing the mysterious orbs, AARO realized they were actually commercial jet airliners flying in a typical flight corridor.

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