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He fought the wire and the wire won 

A pilot attempting to land in Gaithersburg, Maryland descended too low and flew right into a set of high-voltage transmission lines. The pilot and passenger suffered no serious injuries, but it took crews many hours to secure the scene and extract them from the aircraft.
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Lufthansa A380 D-AIMK
Lufthansa begins A380 return to service

The first Lufthansa A380 departed storage in France today for Frankfurt. It flew with the landing gear deployed because it is not possible to perform an A380 gear swing at Tarmac Aerosave’s facilities in Teruel. After a light maintenance visit in Frankfurt, the aircraft will be sent to Manila for heavy maintenance and preparation for passenger flights by summer 2023.
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Boeing 737-10 MAX
US Senator floats path for 737-7 & -10 certification

Senator Maria Cantwell is offering an amendment that would allow Boeing to certify the 737-7 and 737-10 MAX airplanes without adding a new crew alerting system. However, Boeing would be required retrofit all 737-8 and 737-9 MAX with two new safety enhancements already required on the -10.
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THE REFERENCE SECTION—MILITARY AIRCRAFT
NATO E-3A Sentry AWACS
Which military aircraft are visible near Ukraine and what are their roles? 
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INFLIGHT WITH GABRIEL LEIGH
Tokyo to Helsinki from the Finnair A350 flight deck over the North Pole
On the flight deck from Tokyo to Helsinki over the North Pole

What does it take to fly from Tokyo to Helsinki over the North Pole? Gabriel Leigh joins Finnair’s crew on the flight deck for the journey to find out.
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FLIGHTS TO FOLLOW
First ex-Delta 777-200LR for Air India
Air India gets first ex-Delta 777LR

Air India has taken delivery of its first of five ex-Delta Air Lines 777-200LR aircraft. 
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First A330neo for Condor
Condor’s first A330neo begins flight tests

Aircraft manufactures fly each aircraft they build at least a few times before they deliver them to the customers. The first A330neo for Condor recently made its first flight.  
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AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Japan Airlines A350
A Japan Airlines A350 in Fukuoka.
United 777 landing in front of an Emirates A380
A United 777 landing past an Emirates A380 in San Francisco.
KLM’s Orange Pride livery flying through a rainbow
KLM’s Orange Pride livery 777 landing in front of a rainbow in Amsterdam.
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Singapore invests in a merged Air India and Vistara

Tata Group’s Air India and Vistara will merge, with Singapore Airlines also set to invest $250 million for a 25% stake.
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