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The Freaky Super Guppy Aircraft Is Helping Humans Get Back To The Moon

NASA is on a mission to get humans back on the Moon, with the goal of boots on the surface in 2025. Helping NASA achieve this mission is one of the most distinctive and rarest planes in the sky: a transport aircraft called the Super Guppy. The plane just delivered the heat shield skin for […]

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The Freaky Super Guppy Aircraft Is Helping Humans Get Back To The Moon

NASA is on a mission to get humans back on the Moon, with the goal of boots on the surface in 2025. Helping NASA achieve this mission is one of the most distinctive and rarest planes in the sky: a transport aircraft called the Super Guppy. The plane just delivered the heat shield skin for […]

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American Airlines Pilots Union Rejects Holiday Raise, Demands Permanent Change

American Airlines is being held to account for offering short-term fixes for long-standing issues as the company heads into the holiday season. The Allied Pilots Association rejected an offer of increased pay during peak periods of the holiday season. The APA represents over 14,000 pilots employed by American…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Boeing Accepts Liability For Ethiopian 737 MAX Crash That Killed 157

Boeing says it has reached a stipulation with families of the 157 people killed in the 2019 crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. The aircraft manufacturer accepts legal responsibility for the crash and agrees to negotiate compensation to the families.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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FAA Let American Airlines Fly ‘Unairworthy’ Planes: Report

The Inspector General has released a report raising concerns that safety regulators fail to ensure that American Airlines identifies the causes of maintenance problems. The audit says the airline flew planes in “unairworthy” condition, including one that flew with a broken emergency slide for well over two years…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Blue Origin’s Space Station Will Give Billionaires The Best View Of Our Burning Planet

Remember when Jeff Bezos and his pals flew into space on a suspiciously phallic-shaped rocket earlier this year? Well now, the billionaire is planning for his next, much longer trip into the cosmos with new plans to open a space station.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Story Of A Guy’s Dad’s Junkyard Airplane Abandoned At An Indian Airport Is Fascinating

While my dad never attempted to repair anything more complicated than a stapler, I knew plenty of other Area Dads that had long-term project cars in various states of repair. I’m a dad like that now, as is our editor-in-chinos, Rory. They’re a common trope. This one guy, though, Chris Croy, has everybody beat when […]

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Former Boeing Pilot Expected To Be Charged Over Misleading Regulators About 737 MAX Safety: Report

The Boeing 737 MAX is fixed and flying safely, but the fallout from two crashes that killed 346 people isn’t over for Boeing. According to a recent report, its former Chief Technical Pilot for the MAX program may be facing criminal charges for misleading regulators.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The New Air Force One May Not Be Ugly: Report

Air Force One is the call sign for any U.S. Air Force aircraft carrying the president, though that is usually a Boeing VC-25 that has been painted blue and white, a livery that has been tradition since the 1960s. The Trump administration wanted a far uglier one, though it sounds like cooler heads will prevail.Read […]

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A Pilot Spent 17 Years And 40,000 Hours Building A 1:3 Scale B-17 Flying Fortress

Jack Bally was a veteran and aviation enthusiast with a knack for building and flying kit planes. His list of builds includes a bush plane and a parasol monoplane. But in 1999, he would take on his greatest challenge yet, spending 17 years and 40,000 man hours building a near-perfect replica of a Boeing B-17G […]

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The FAA Wants To Punish Reckless Airline Passengers Even Harder

Flight crews are facing a sizable problem with unruly passengers disobeying orders and punching flight attendants. The Federal Aviation Administration is asking for authorities to criminally charge reckless passengers and for airports to stop serving to-go alcohol.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The FAA Wants To Punish Reckless Airline Passengers Even Harder

Flight crews are facing a sizable problem with unruly passengers disobeying orders and punching flight attendants. The Federal Aviation Administration is asking for authorities to criminally charge reckless passengers and for airports to stop serving to-go alcohol.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s What Happens When A Pilot Opens An Airliner Window During Flight

An old training video that shows a pilot flying an airliner with a flight deck side window open is making the rounds on social media. Watching the pilot crack the window like he’s pulling up to a drive thru window might be a little unsettling, but not only will a plane fly fine with an […]

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The New Ford Bronco Is Coming Soon To A Dealership Near You

The 2021 Ford Bronco is happening, so is a hydrogen Land Rover prototype, and Zeekr. That and more in The Morning Shift for June 15, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How Your City’s Road Configuration Compares To Others

If there’s one thing I love, it’s a good visual study of cities and roads, and today, we’re going to be looking at a study from 2019 that analyzed the spatial configuration and entropy of a city’s streets, represented by some very nifty circles. Let us know if you find your city on this list […]

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How Your City’s Road Configuration Compares To Others

If there’s one thing I love, it’s a good visual study of cities and roads, and today, we’re going to be looking at a study from 2019 that analyzed the spatial configuration and entropy of a city’s streets, represented by some very nifty circles. Let us know if you find your city on this list […]

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Meet The Full Female-Forward Paretta Autosport Team Taking On The Indy 500

As 33 cars line up for the start of the iconic 500-mile race tomorrow morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the final starter on the grid will be making history. The No. 16 car will be driven by Simona de Silvestro and is fielded by Paretta Autosport. This is not only the first time a […]

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GM And Lockheed Martin Are Developing A Lunar Rover

After half a century, the U.S. will finally go back to the moon mid-decade. Leading an international effort called Project Artemis, the goal is to land on the south pole of the moon in a few years. But to do that, new moon vehicles will be needed. And as Automotive News reports, GM and Lockheed […]

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GM And Lockheed Martin Are Developing A Lunar Rover

After half a century, the U.S. will finally go back to the moon mid-decade. Leading an international effort called Project Artemis, the goal is to land on the south pole of the moon in a few years. But to do that, new moon vehicles will be needed. And as Automotive News reports, GM and Lockheed […]

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F1 CEO Among The Top-10 Highest Paid CEOs During Pandemic

While hundreds of thousands of people across the globe lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a pretty damn good time to be the CEO of a high-profile company—even if your company was hit hard by lost business, like Boeing or Norwegian Cruise Line. And among the top-10 highest paid […]

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