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#Aircraft

# aircraft - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Timeline: The hunt for the mystery Malaysia Airlines flight

The search enters its eighth day today and authorities now say the plane’s disappearance was ‘deliberate’.

# aircraft - Friday 7 March, 2014

Jet carrying Spanish Prime Minister makes emergency landing in Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny called him afterwards to make sure everything was okay.

# aircraft - Friday 28 February, 2014

The world's largest aircraft looks like...

No comment.

From The Daily Edge Here's what happens when you inflate an aircraft emergency slide in a pool Exit Slide

# aircraft - Monday 23 December, 2013

British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport

The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.

# aircraft - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Scientists make raindrops 'bounce' faster and that's good news

Why? Because it can lead to the creation of a whole new generation of better-performing water-resistant materials, from clothes to airplanes.

# aircraft - Friday 15 November, 2013

Two men escape after ditching light aircraft in Lough Erne

Two men who were flying the aircraft are not believed to be injured.

# aircraft - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge New plane seats could morph to fit each passenger That's My Armrest

New plane seats could morph to fit each passenger

Imagine you could change the size of your seat…

# aircraft - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Fatal Offaly air crash was caused by inadequate fuel in the tank

No technical faults that could have contributed to the crash were found by investigators looking into the deaths of the two men near Birr airfield last year.

# aircraft - Friday 13 September, 2013

Delta: Plane was diverted to Dublin “out of an abundance of caution”

Passengers and crew members had complained of nausea and headaches, due to a ventilation problem.

# aircraft - Friday 6 September, 2013

'Record year' for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport

The total passenger numbers at the airport are up this year by 6 per cent.

# aircraft - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent

The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.

# aircraft - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Aer Arann sells aircraft as part of profitability strategy

The company aims to get back to profitability, so has sold one plane to Myanmar Airways.

# aircraft - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month FlightFest This post contains images

Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month

FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.

# aircraft - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Pilots' group insists Ryanair safety claims were not fabricated

Ryanair has threatened to sue the makers of a documentary that aired the results of a survey by the group last night.

# aircraft - Monday 5 August, 2013

Plane flying to US makes emergency landing at Shannon

The Delta plane was flying from Milan to Atlanta when it had to make the emergency landing.

# aircraft - Monday 15 July, 2013

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.

# aircraft - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs

The airline outlines a plan to double its annual passengers to over two million over the next five years.

# aircraft - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

# aircraft - Saturday 30 March, 2013

WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters Fire This post contains videos

WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters

The Dublin Airport Authority Fire Service use a simulator that can replicate numerous different fire situations on an aircraft.

# aircraft - Friday 29 March, 2013

VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service Fire This post contains videos

VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service

Training, bird scaring and speeding across the runway for an emergency callout – there’s never a dull moment at the DAA fire station.

# aircraft - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

French troops at gates of last major city in northern Mali

French troops landed at the airport in Kidal, a senior Tuareg figure confirmed.

# aircraft - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Off-duty pilot helps to land Lufthansa plane at Dublin Airport

A Boeing 747 en route to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport yesterday morning after one of the pilots became incapacitated with a migraine.

# aircraft - Monday 12 November, 2012

Investigations into plane crash which killed instructor and trainee pilot

Gardaí and the Air Accident Investigation Unit are probing the crash near Birr which killed two men yesterday evening.

# aircraft - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

# aircraft - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Hypersonic jet fails Mach 6 test

Officials have blamed a faulty control fin for stopping the super-sonic combustion ramject engine from starting properly.

# aircraft - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Fires begin to ease on Canary Islands

The fires caused the evacuation of one of the smallest islands, and affected 10,000 acres of land.

# aircraft - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Aer Lingus traffic figures increase with summer surge

Just over one million people flew with Aer Lingus in July, the vast majority of them on short haul flights.

# aircraft - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster

“We want two people to walk through the door,” says Ryanair’s Chief Financial Officer.

# aircraft - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s Space This post contains images

In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s

Langley Research Center was founded in 1917 and later became famous as the site where the first moon landing was planned.

# aircraft - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight

Plane carrying 46 people has lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying in western Indonesia.

# aircraft - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The42 British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics Preparations

British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics

The training includes the deployment of one weapon it hopes it never has to use

# aircraft - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Why you should never take on a jet plane... Ouch This post contains videos

VIDEO: Why you should never take on a jet plane...

Never go up against a jet plane. You WILL lose.

# aircraft - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: The airport only eight pilots in the world are allowed fly to Hold On Tight

Watch: The airport only eight pilots in the world are allowed fly to

The approach to Bhutan’s Paro Airport is so dangerous planes are not allowed to fly in after dark. Here’s how it’s done…

# aircraft - Thursday 3 November, 2011

More than 150 new jobs announced for Dublin Airport

The positions will be created at a landing gear repair facility run by Dublin Aerospace.

# aircraft - Monday 31 October, 2011

Two killed after Israeli aircraft strike Gaza Strip

Two men reported dead after Israeli aircraft struck the southern Gaza Strip targeting rocket-launching militants.

# aircraft - Sunday 25 September, 2011

5 places to watch your car in Ireland... Hijacking This post contains images

5 places to watch your car in Ireland...

Official statistics show that the rate of hijacking in the Dublin region is more than double that of elsewhere in the country.

# aircraft - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

German authorities investigate fatal blimp crash

The pilot of a blimp died on Sunday after an apparent sudden loss of weight caused the ship to shoot into the air, where it burst into flames. The two passengers on board leapt to safety.

# aircraft - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Pilots' association says 'speculation' about cause of crash is not helpful.

‘Misleading’ and “hastily-drawn conclusions” criticised as final moments of Cork plane accident are analysed.