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How Deregulation Could Make Supersonic Air Travel Great Again

National Review 12 Jun 2021
The aircraft are said to be capable of sustained flight at Mach 2, equivalent to over 1,400 miles per hour, while holding up to 88 passengers. The company estimates that the supersonic jets could cut commercial-flight times between New York and London from the current six and a half hours to just three and a half.
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Jet that crashed near Nellis Air Force Base had flap issue

Stars and Stripes 12 Jun 2021
Investigators believe the jet, which was operated by a military contractor, was part of a two-plane formation finishing weapons school support flights. Moments before the May 24 crash, Hamilton reported the jet had no problems.
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NTSB: Jet pilot had emergency, ejected in crash near Nellis

San Francisco Chronicle 12 Jun 2021
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A civilian pilot killed when a Dassault Mirage F-1 crashed last month near Nellis Air Force Base reported a flight emergency and ejected moments before the jet slammed to the ground and burst into flames, federal crash investigators reported Friday.
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NTSB: Military contractor pilot had emergency, ejected in crash near Nellis Air Force Base

Stars and Stripes 12 Jun 2021
LAS VEGAS — A civilian pilot killed when a Dassault Mirage F-1 crashed last month near Nellis Air Force Base reported a flight emergency and ejected moments before the jet slammed to the ground and burst into flames, federal crash investigators reported Friday.
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FREAKOUT FLIER: Passengers subdue man in hijack attempt

Toronto Sun 12 Jun 2021
Passengers on a flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta were terrorized when a man tried to open one of the doors on the jet. According to The Independent, witnesses said the crew asked for “strong men” to assist in subduing the passenger on the Delta flight.
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Oil hits fresh multi-year highs on demand recovery

Arab News 12 Jun 2021
NEW YORK ... Brent crude futures rose 35 cents to $72.87 a barrel, a day after closing at their highest since May 2019. On the week so far, Brent rose 0.7 percent ... HIGHLIGHTS ... “Even the jet fuel market is showing signs of improvement, with flights in Europe rising 17 percent over the past two weeks, according to Eurocontrol,” ANZ analysts said ....
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Oil hits multi-year highs in third weekly gain on demand recovery

The Times of India 12 Jun 2021
NEW YORK ... Brent crude futures settled at $72.69 a barrel, rising 17 cents after reaching their highest since May 2019. For the week, Brent was up 1% ... WTI was up 1.9% on the week ... "Even the jet fuel market is showing signs of improvement, with flights in Europe rising 17% over the past two weeks, according to Eurocontrol," ANZ analysts said ... .
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Opec+ should raise oil output says IEA

Gulf Daily News 12 Jun 2021
LONDON ... Opec+ agreed in April to gradually ease oil output cuts from May to July and confirmed the decision at a meeting on June 1 ... “Even the jet fuel market is showing signs of improvement, with flights in Europe rising 17 per cent over the past two weeks, according to Eurocontrol,” ANZ analysts said. .
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Stennis refueling off to a fast start — with coffee to go coming soon

Stars and Stripes 12 Jun 2021
NEWPORT NEWS, Va ... Stennis ... Cassidy Norman sees the Look Ahead that he ordered as one way to help reach his goal for the refueling ... That is, the same kind of shoulder-by-shoulder “Foreign Object Debris” walkdown they do on a flight deck, to make sure there’s nothing that could be sucked into a jet engine — except this FOD was in the dry dock ... .
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Bombs in Paradise: Missiles and Munitions Headed to Ewa Beach, Hawaii

Antiwar 12 Jun 2021
... the Navy refers to as “sympathetic explosions.” The 1969 USS Enterprise fire near Pearl Harbor began when a Zuni rocket accidentally detonated under a plane’s wing and ignited additional munitions, blowing holes in the flight deck which allowed jet fuel to ignite the ship.
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The Private Jets Of Formula One

Simple Flying 11 Jun 2021
As drivers gear up for the French Grand Prix later this month, we thought we’d look at some of the private jets they fly in ... Nonetheless, Lauda wasn’t alone in his affection for private jets ... M-VGAL was bought from none other than Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic and the flights are now conducted by Dutch private jet company Exxaero.
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Air Force says KF-16 accident was caused by bird

Korea Times 11 Jun 2021
KF-16 fighter jet / Yonhap ... The Air Force immediately suspended all flights for aircraft inspection ... of the jet ... Flights for other types of jets resumed Thursday, an official said.
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Will supersonic passenger jets return to the skies?

Gulf News 11 Jun 2021
An announcement by US-based United Airlines to add 15 supersonic jets to its fleet has set off a perfect storm in the the aviation industry ... shorter flights. The airplane, which can fly at speeds of Mach 1.7 or roughly 2,000 kilometres per hour, will cut trans-Atlantic flight times by 50 per cent.
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Lufthansa Schedules A350s And 747-8s On 2 Hour Intra-EU Hops

Simple Flying 11 Jun 2021
Lufthansa is set to use the Airbus A350 and the Queen of the Skies for short-haul flights this summer due to solid summer vacation demand. The flights will start in mid-July from Frankfurt, with Munich following on July 31st ... The first flight with the jumbo jet will occur on July 17th, departing from Frankfurt Airport at 10.20.
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Vistara Delays Launch Of Flights To Tokyo

Simple Flying 11 Jun 2021
Vistara announced today that it has had to postpone the upcoming launch of weekly flights between Delhi and Tokyo due to operational reasons ... However, it did launch Delhi to London flights in August last year and to Frankfurt at the beginning of 2021, and Vistara has deployed the jets on domestic routes.
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