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Transportation: Air Travel

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Agence France Presse

Scientists in Australia have launched a supersonic scramjet engine into space for the 2nd time in a week, as they work towards building a device which could revolutionise air travel, reached an altitude of 200 miles and 4,700 miles/hour.

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The Sun

After a three-year run, Myrtle Beach's homegrown airline, Hooters Air, is bowing out of regularly scheduled air service. The airline will cease its public charter flights April 17 and will run only private charters out of Winston Salem, N.C.

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Reuters

"INAC has exhausted all conciliatory avenues with the U.S. aviation authorities ... and has not been able to re-establish rights the bilateral accord gives to Venezuelan air carriers," the Venezuelan agency said in a statement.

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Associated Press

The twin-aisle jet is designed to carry 301 passengers up to 10,840 miles. The competing Airbus A340-500 has a flight range of about 9,980 miles, according to model specifications listed on the company's Web site.

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Virgin Atlantic (real time view)

World record for the longest solo flight in history and made a emergency landing at Bournemouth Airport, UK. He travelled 26,389.3 miles and had a flight duration of 76 hours 45 minutes. Just miles from his destination the generator failed, which mea

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FOX News

Security concerns have caused the government to suspend plans for an ambitious program to check every domestic airline passenger's name against government watch lists. "Secure Flight" has been troubled from the start. Strongly opposed b

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CNN

Despite some hair-raising moments, Fossett soared out over the Atlantic from a Kennedy Space Center runway Wednesday on a quest to break the nearly 25,000-mile (40,0000-kilometer) record for the world's longest aircraft flight.

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Birch Blog

Assuming that McClellan's assessment is correct, and the summary execution of Mr. Alpizar by the tax-fattened drones grandly styled “air marshals” was carried out according to federal “protocols,” we no longer need to wonder whether terrorist sle

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Agence France Presse

A watchlist of possible terror suspects distributed by the US government to airlines for pre-flight checks is now 80,000 names long, a Swedish newspaper reported, citing European air industry sources.

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World Peace Herald

Nearly 30,000 airline passengers in the past year asked the Homeland Security Department to remove their names from terrorist watch lists, and all but about 60 were successful, Transportation Security Administration officials said.

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Reuters

"The first time I heard the word 'bomb' was when I was interviewed by the FBI," McAlhany said. "They kept asking if I heard him say the B-word. And I said, 'What is the B-word?' And they were like, 'Bomb.' I sa

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Washington Post

A new plan by the Transportation Security Administration would allow airline passengers to bring scissors and other sharp objects in their carry-on bags because the items no longer pose the greatest threat to airline security.

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Associated Press

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta pledged $337 million in federal funds for a planned expansion at O'Hare International Airport that is aimed at reducing flight delays at one of the nation's busiest airports.

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by Vin Suprynowicz (LewRockwell.com)

Dawn Hansen is Nevada chairman of Mothers Against the Draft. Her husband, Christopher Hansen, served as chairman of last year's failed "Axe the Tax" tax-rollback petition drive. They're no wallflowers when it comes to voicing their

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Reuters

A New Jersey man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to interfering with pilots of an aircraft by shining a hand-held laser into the cockpit of a private jet and could face two years in prison, federal court officials said.

Article Image Theft is still theft, even by Government.

“Security or Freedom” seems to be the popular phrase of the day in regards to what our response to the attacks on America should be. Most will tell us that the two are mutually exclusive.

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