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Bombardier CSeries CS300 takes flight for the first time - Photo: Seth Miller

The full story was written by Seth Miller on  The Bombardier CS300, the newest commercial aircraft on the market, made its maiden flight just after 11:00 a.m. yesterday at Montreal’s Mirabel airport. The larger CSeries variant follows the smaller CS100, which took to the skies 17 months ago. For Bombardier, this is a significant step forward for a project which has seen […]

I-ATIM Fokker F27 Friendship 200 KLA Kingdom of Libya Airlines(ATI) SEB 16FEB69

Just after joining Caledonian Airways in February, 1969, I went to Tripoli, Libya, to help handle Caledonian’s Hajj contract, taking passengers to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj Pilgrimage, sub-contracted by KLA Kingdom of Libya Airlines.  The contract was over eight weeks: three weeks ferrying Pilgrims outbound, a two-week hiatus while the Pilgrimage took place, and […]

The last US Airways Boeing 767 flight, ready to go - Photo: | NYCAviation

This story was written by Justin Cederholm for Another chapter in the long history of US Airways was closed this past Thursday as they operated the final flight of their Boeing 767-200ER.  N252AU, which originally joined the USAir fleet in May 1990 as N652US, would be the aircraft to do the honor for today’s final flight.  The morning started at Philadelphia’s gate A18 […]