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American Airlines could be soaring towards merger

Jul 11, 2012
AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, says it is reaching out to other airlines in search of a merger. US Airways has previously shown very public interest in joining forces.
Posted In: airplanes, American Airlines, US Airways

Officials to consider safety of air shows

Jan 10, 2012
The National Transportation Safety Board is holding a hearing today about the safety of daredevil events -- specifically, events like the air show in Reno, Nevada last September in which a crash killed 11 people and injured 70.
Posted In: airplanes, Entertainment, Washington D.C., FAA

flyPads approved

Dec 14, 2011
Pilots hopefully not using them to play Words With Friends
Posted In: iPad, airplanes

Fewer planes to smash into each other thanks to math

Jul 6, 2011
Good ol' math. MIT researchers have come up with an algorithm to reduce the number of mid air collisions. It's part of the Federal Aviation...
Posted In: airplanes, FAA, gps

3D printers to print airplane parts!

May 9, 2011
Next time you're in an airplane, think about what the airplane is made out of. Because someday, that airplane is going to be made of parts from a...
Posted In: 3D printing, airplanes, Transportation, you guys

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