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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Aircraft

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Family pays tribute to Irish woman killed in MH17 disaster
Edel Mahady’s family said she would not want time wasted hating those responsible for her death.
Pilot hailed after landing plane that had lost power
The plane was damaged in the landing, but all on board were unhurt.
Pilot ejects before marine jet crashes into California neighbourhood
Despite crashing into a housing estate and exploding, no one was injured in the incident.
Yes, airplane seats are as disgusting as you feared
'Important and encouraging lead' in search for missing Malaysia jet
The Australian head of the mission urged caution about the signals similar to that of a black box which were detected yesterday saying: “We are working in a very big ocean and within a very large search area”.
Boeing is allowed to sell spare aircraft parts to Iran - but not new planes
This is the first time the US has issued a license of this kind since the 1979 embargo.
Since 1948, 88 aircraft went missing without a trace - two off the Irish coast
Two RAF planes went missing off the coast of Ireland at Fastnet Rock in 1955.
Timeline: The hunt for the mystery Malaysia Airlines flight
The search enters its eighth day today and authorities now say the plane’s disappearance was ‘deliberate’.
Jet carrying Spanish Prime Minister makes emergency landing in Dublin
Taoiseach Enda Kenny called him afterwards to make sure everything was okay.
The world's largest aircraft looks like...
No comment.
Here's what happens when you inflate an aircraft emergency slide in a pool
After all that…
British Airways plane collides into a building at Johannesburg Airport
The airline has stated that all passengers disembarked safely.
Scientists make raindrops 'bounce' faster and that's good news
Why? Because it can lead to the creation of a whole new generation of better-performing water-resistant materials, from clothes to airplanes.
Two men escape after ditching light aircraft in Lough Erne
Two men who were flying the aircraft are not believed to be injured.
New plane seats could morph to fit each passenger
Imagine you could change the size of your seat…
Fatal Offaly air crash was caused by inadequate fuel in the tank
No technical faults that could have contributed to the crash were found by investigators looking into the deaths of the two men near Birr airfield last year.
Delta: Plane was diverted to Dublin “out of an abundance of caution”
Passengers and crew members had complained of nausea and headaches, due to a ventilation problem.
'Record year' for transatlantic flights at Dublin Airport
The total passenger numbers at the airport are up this year by 6 per cent.
Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent
The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.
Aer Arann sells aircraft as part of profitability strategy
The company aims to get back to profitability, so has sold one plane to Myanmar Airways.
Biggest Irish airshow since 1936 to take place next month
FlightFest will see a selection of aircraft, from flying boats to massive cargo planes, fly over the River Liffey next month.
Pilots' group insists Ryanair safety claims were not fabricated
Ryanair has threatened to sue the makers of a documentary that aired the results of a survey by the group last night.
Plane flying to US makes emergency landing at Shannon
The Delta plane was flying from Milan to Atlanta when it had to make the emergency landing.
Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.
Aer Arann buys €144 million worth of aircraft and announces 50 jobs
The airline outlines a plan to double its annual passengers to over two million over the next five years.
Why was this helicopter flying so low in Dublin today?
Watch out!
WATCH: Smoke and fire training for Dublin Airport firefighters
The Dublin Airport Authority Fire Service use a simulator that can replicate numerous different fire situations on an aircraft.
VIDEOS: A day in the life of the Dublin Airport Fire Service
Training, bird scaring and speeding across the runway for an emergency callout – there’s never a dull moment at the DAA fire station.
French troops at gates of last major city in northern Mali
French troops landed at the airport in Kidal, a senior Tuareg figure confirmed.
Off-duty pilot helps to land Lufthansa plane at Dublin Airport
A Boeing 747 en route to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport yesterday morning after one of the pilots became incapacitated with a migraine.
Investigations into plane crash which killed instructor and trainee pilot
Gardaí and the Air Accident Investigation Unit are probing the crash near Birr which killed two men yesterday evening.
Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers
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Hypersonic jet fails Mach 6 test
Officials have blamed a faulty control fin for stopping the super-sonic combustion ramject engine from starting properly.
Fires begin to ease on Canary Islands
The fires caused the evacuation of one of the smallest islands, and affected 10,000 acres of land.
Aer Lingus traffic figures increase with summer surge
Just over one million people flew with Aer Lingus in July, the vast majority of them on short haul flights.
Ryanair's next big idea: bigger doors on planes so people can board faster
“We want two people to walk through the door,” says Ryanair’s Chief Financial Officer.
In photos: NASA's aeronautical research centre as it was in the 1920s
Langley Research Center was founded in 1917 and later became famous as the site where the first moon landing was planned.
Russian plane disappears during demonstration flight
Plane carrying 46 people has lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying in western Indonesia.
British military carry out security tests ahead of Olympics
The training includes the deployment of one weapon it hopes it never has to use
VIDEO: Why you should never take on a jet plane...
Never go up against a jet plane. You WILL lose.