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‘Father of Boeing 747’ Wins Award.
[21 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on ‘Father of Boeing 747’ Wins Award. ]

Legendary Boeing aeronautical engineer Joe Sutter, credited with leading the development of the iconic 747 jetliner, won the inaugural Flightglobal Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lycoming’s IE2 Electronic Engine.
[4 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Lycoming’s IE2 Electronic Engine. ]

Lycoming is making quick progress with its IE2 electronic engine controls in the Lancair Evolution. The company is shooting for a certified version by the end of 2010 or early 2011. Lycoming’s Jim Morris gave Avweb an update on the project.

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Martin Jetpack makes 1st unmanned flight.
[1 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Martin Jetpack makes 1st unmanned flight. ]

We have converted one of the Martin Jetpacks to remote control so that we can push the flight envelope without risk to a pilot.

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WoopyFly Inflatable Wing Ultralight Aircraft.
[17 May 2010 | Comments Off on WoopyFly Inflatable Wing Ultralight Aircraft. ]

The Woopy-Fly, a sort of paraglider/trike/ultralight hybrid shown on the world state at Aero Friedrichshafen this April, 2010, in Germany, has a wing that folds for storage like a paraglider.

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The Global Hawk Eyes for Science.
[14 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on The Global Hawk Eyes for Science. ]

NASA pilots and flight engineers, together with colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), have successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk aircraft over the Pacific Ocean.

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Boeing Completes 1st 787 Dreamliner Class
[7 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Boeing Completes 1st 787 Dreamliner Class ]

Today Boeing announced that it has completed the first maintenance training class for the 787 Dreamliner.

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Feared Fighter Arrives in New Zealand
[28 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Feared Fighter Arrives in New Zealand ]

The Mitsubishi Zero, one of the most feared fighters during WWII, was lifted by crane and transferred onto a truck for transporting by road to a secure hangar at Tauranga Airport.

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F/A-18 Hornets to show at Warbirds.
[9 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments ]

“Super-fast, super-powerful and an extraordinary sight” is how Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow event manager, Mandy Deans, describes the F/A-18 Hornet.

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The kiwi built “Flying Hovercraft.”
[6 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on The kiwi built “Flying Hovercraft.” ]

First we had the Marten Jetpack and now Rudy Heeman from Nelson has come up with a flying hovercraft.

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Japanese Zero to fly in New Zealand.
[29 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments ]

A rare Japanese Zero fighter will be the star attraction at the Warbirds Over Wanaka International airshow this Easter.

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