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When an Airbus A380 and a Bombardier CRJ-700 meet …

New York’s JFK International Airport is known to be an extremely congested airport, and sometimes stark reminders of how dangerous airport taxiways can be interrupt the perfectly choreographed movements of airplanes that appear to be effortless along the taxiways and ramps.   Yesterday evening as Comair’s Delta Connection Flight 6293, a Bombardier CRJ-700 (CR7), taxied…

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Lufthansa’s Airbus A380 – Refining Classes Of Service

The word “behemoth” does not adequately describe the Airbus A380-800 … especially when you’re standing under it. I have stood beneath the Boeing 747-400, stood inside the engine of a Boeing 777-200, flown in cavernous belly of a Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, each of which are massive and I have seen the Airbus A380-800 from a…

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…and we’re back … thoughts after the Farnborough Airshow

Nearly two weeks ago I arrived in London for the combined marathon-&-sprint that is involved in creating social media content for a major aircraft manufacturer at one of the premier industry air shows in the world … the Farnborough Airshow. Attending an air show as a spectator is great fun. Attending an industry sales event,…

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iPhone App of the Month : 2010 World Cup South Africa

You read the headline correctly, this is the iPhone App of the Month … back in April my iPhone App of the Week was for the baseball fans … today’s iPhone App of the Month is the massive global base of ‘footie fans.’ The 2010 World Cup is upon us, and while Air France and…

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iPad App of the Week : X-Plane

Have you ever wanted to take you seat in the back of the plane, look out the window and feel the fun of flying at your own hand? If so, this week’s iPad App of the Week if for you! This week’s iPad App of the Week is X-Plane. X-Plane for iPad is not simply…

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Reader Mail : What’s bigger, the new 747-8 or the A380?

This week’s reader mail comes from Scott in New Zealand. Scott asks “What airplane is now the largest commercial plane, the new Boeing 747-8 or the Airbus A380?” Scott going by the numbers, while the new Boeing 747-8 is slightly longer than the Airbus A380-800, at 76.25 meters compared to the A380-800’s length of 73…

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Can A Change In London Heathrow’s Approach Optimize Its Current Potential?

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com— E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 7/12/2009 – Can A Change In London Heathrow’s Approach Optimize Its Current Potential? Can a simple change in an approach pattern reduce the carbon emissions for London’s Heathrow airport, reduce its air traffic grid-lock, eliminate the airport’s need for a 3rd active runway and extend the airport’s hours of operation to…

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Airbus Announces Beds In Economy Class…Again?

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 16/02/2009 – Airbus Announces Beds In Economy Class…Again? This past week during the Business Travel Show in London Robert Lange, Airbus’ Head of Interiors, announced that Airbus was exploring how to introduce a bunk-bed concept into the Economy Class section of the Airbus A380 aircraft. This announcement by Airbus is…

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