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Obama And EPA Chief Spewing Tons Of CO2 On Earth Day

April 22, 2014 12:59 pm0 comments

Happy Earth Day! President Obama and his EPA chief Gina McCarthy are celebrating by jetting around the country spewing tons of carbon dioxide. McCarthy is taking fire from environmental groups for her fossil fueled Earth Day tour that’s lasting all…

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‘LOTR’ Director’s $80 Million Jet Joins Search for Malaysia Airlines Plane

April 1, 2014 1:58 pm0 comments
‘LOTR’ Director’s $80 Million Jet Joins Search for Malaysia Airlines Plane

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Sir Peter Jackson’s private jet is being used to find Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Jackson, who was born and resides in New Zealand, is best known for directing movies such as the Lord of the Rings trilogy

But his $80 million Gulfstream G650 flies faster and can travel farther than any plane flown by the Royal New Zealand Air Force. It has a top speed of 708 miles per hour and can cover a distance of 8,053 miles before it has to refuel, according to The Dominion Post. This allows Jackson to travel nonstop from his home in Welllington, New Zealand to Los Angeles, California, where much of his filmmaking work takes place. Read more…

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FAA to Allow Most Gadget Use During Takeoff and Landing

October 31, 2013 6:58 am0 comments
FAA to Allow Most Gadget Use During Takeoff and Landing

The days of turning off your iPod or putting away your Kindle during takeoff and landing will soon be over.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Thursday that it will allow airlines to ease restrictions on portable electronic devices d…

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Asiana Airlines Flight Crashed On Landing In San Francisco

July 6, 2013 11:46 am0 comments

Update: According to KTVU at least two died in the crash and dozens more were injured, many of those injured were children. There were 291 on board. An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea crash landed at the airport…

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Solar Plane Brings Adventure to Clean Tech

July 4, 2013 6:31 am0 comments
Solar Plane Brings Adventure to Clean Tech

WASHINGTON—In noisy, energetic New York City, the pilots of a spindly plane that looks more toy than jet hope to grab attention in a surprising way: By being silent and consuming little energy.

This revolutionary solar-powered plane is about to …

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Body of Pilot Found: Two Pilot Deaths in US on Friday

March 31, 2013 3:44 am0 comments
Body of Pilot Found: Two Pilot Deaths in US on Friday

Body of pilot found: Authorities found the body of a pilot in Tennessee who fell about 2,500 feet when the cockpit canopy of his airplane opened on Friday. A pilot in Minnesota also died on Friday in a crash on his way to visit family.

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Body of Pilot Found: Two Pilot Deaths in US on Friday

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Body of Pilot Found: Two Pilot Deaths in US on Friday

Body of pilot found: Authorities found the body of a pilot in Tennessee who fell about 2,500 feet when the cockpit canopy of his airplane opened on Friday. A pilot in Minnesota also died on Friday in a crash on his way to visit family.
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