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End of an era: British Airways retires its final Boeing 747

End of an era: British Airways retires its final Boeing 747

British Airways’ remaining two Boeing 747 aircraft based at Heathrow taxied for take off for the last time on 8 October. To commemorate the occasion the airline’s two aircraft took to the skies one after the other from runway 27R. Once in the air, G-CIVY circled back over the southerly runway in an emotional farewell […]

FAA issues final rule for reintroduction of civil supersonic flight

FAA issues final rule for reintroduction of civil supersonic flight

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule to facilitate the safe development of civil supersonic aircraft. The rule streamlines and clarifies procedures to obtain FAA approval for supersonic flight testing in the United States. “Today’s action is a significant step toward reintroducing civil supersonic flight and […]

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