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17 from 2017: What Else Happened in the Sky This Year

As the year comes to a close, we look back on what we followed through the sky this year. From celebrations to challenges and goodbyes to some impressive sky drawing, here are 17 things that flew—or didn’t—in 2017. (more…)

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Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Antonov An-124 with a Thrilling Demo Flight

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the An-124’s first flight, Antonov took one of their An-124’s on a quick, but thrilling demo flight on 22 December. Check out the video and flight track below.  (more…)

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LX40—a New Engine in Iqaluit

On 1 February, Swiss International Air Lines flight 40 experienced an issue with its number 1 engine—the engine on the left side of the aircraft—and diverted to Iqaluit in northern Canada. After flight LX40 landed, the logistical challenge of getting passengers to their destinations—and a new engine for the aircraft—began. (more…)