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N863GT’s flight path showing at "747" and crown.
Atlas Air pays tribute to the Queen of the Skies with a special flight path

Atlas Air took delivery of the final 747 to come off the production line this week, bringing the aircraft home in style with a special tribute to the Queen of the Skies.  
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The final 747 lifts off from Paine Field on delivery
Okay, now what?

On this week’s AvTalk podcast, The Air Current’s
 Jon Ostrower chats with Ian about the significance of the last 747 delivery, Boeing’s future in Everett with a new 737 MAX assembly line, and why everyone should get used to the acronym “TTBW.”
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Surface damage on a Qatar Airways A350
Airbus, Qatar Airways settle their A350 dispute

Airbus and Qatar Airways reached a surprisingly quick settlement this week to their acrimonious dispute over surface degradation on the A350. Qatar has grounded dozens of A350s awaiting a permanent fix, while Airbus has maintained that it’s not a safety issue. Neither party admitted fault in the settlement that sees Qatar’s A350 and A321neo orders restored by Airbus while Qatar drops its compensation claims against Airbus.
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A Flyr 737-8 MAX
Flyr files for bankruptcy

Norwegian low-cost airline Flyr has halted flights and filed for bankruptcy after failing to secure additional financing. The airline, which began operations in June of 2021, operated at a mix of 737-800 and 737-8 MAX aircraft to leisure destinations from Norway. 
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US Air Force Global Hawk
Which military aircraft are visible near Ukraine and what are their roles? 
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Complete Landing: A320neo to Madeira
More from the flight deck: descending in to Madeira

The unedited approach to Madeira from the flight deck of a Lufthansa A320neo. 
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Bonza 737-8 MAX
Bonza begins flights 

New Australian low cost airline Bonza began flights this week with a fleet of 737-8 MAX. 
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Air India Express 737-800 VT-AXN
Fresh tail art for Air India Express 

Air India Express is known for intricate tail art and the new imagery on VT-AXN is no exception.
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Korean Air A380
A Korean Air A380 departing New York.
A Cargolux 747-400 closing its nose door in Taipei prior to departure
Nose motion.
Condor 757-300 in new red striped livery
Fresh paint for this Condor 757 in Norwich.
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What happens to Qatar’s MAX 10 order?

With Qatar’s A321neo order back on the books, what happens to the 50-strong 737-10 MAX order the airline placed in July 2022? 
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"How to: Build and Set Up an ADS-B Receiver" overlaid on a photo of a raspberry pi ADS-B receiver
Step-by-step instructions to build and set-up and ADS-B receiver

If you’ve been considering sharing flight data with Flightradar24, but thought maybe it’s too difficult, this video has step-by-step instructions for building and setting up a raspberry pi ADS-B receiver. And remember, sharing ADS-B data with us gets you a free Flightradar24 Business subscription!
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