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  1. Stratos Aircraft (Booth C11305, Indoor Static 1) said it hopes to fly its full flight envelope by year-end and start construction of a second test aircraft next year. The Bend, Oregon-based company brought its lone prototype Model 714 single-engine jet to NBAA 2017. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2017-10-10/stratos-plans-second-test-aircraft
  2. The latest design from Spike Aerospace has a new 'blended wing' and cabin walls that are giant video screens showing movies and even a live feed from cameras outside. It will seat up to 22 passengers, with a range of 6200 miles and a cruise speed of Mach 1.6, saving 50% on flight times. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4979276/Son-Concorde-private-supersonic-jet-takes-skies.html#ixzz4vSHK3U2R Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4979276/Son-Concorde-private-supersonic-jet-takes-skies.html
  4. Pilots can gain a “clear, unimpeded view of their real-time situation” thanks to a new integrated data solution. LINK TO SOURCE: https://corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/new-solution-offers-clear-view-for-pilots-730/
  5. A Lufthansa Airbus A319 and an Air Berlin Boeing 737-800 taxi at Dusseldorf Airport. (Photo: Flickr: Creative Commons (BY-SA) by calflier001) LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2017-10-13/lufthansa-agrees-buy-parts-air-berlin
  6. The Engine Alliance GP7200 turbofan on the Air France A380 that diverted to Goose Bay on September 30 shed its front cowling and fan disc. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2017-10-13/faa-calls-emergency-inspections-gp7200-turbofans
  7. Fearless flyers will laugh in the face of superstition today when they board the last ever Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th. Travelling on the “unluckiest day of the year” could save you some pounds, but a journey straight to HEL on the 13th hour of the superstitious date is one flight most would probably like to avoid. LINK TO SOURCE: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/13/brave-passengers-board-last-ever-flight-666-hel-friday-13th/
  8. Southwest plans to start selling tickets to Hawaii next year. Airfares to the popular vacation destination could soon fall thanks to Southwest. The carrier will first need Federal Aviation Administration authorization to operate the long-distance flight. Other no-frills carriers are also eyeing longer routes. LINK TO SOURCE: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/12/southwest-planning-to-start-service-to-hawaii-next-year.html
  9. October 12, 2017 11:53 A new FBO, the Stobart Jet Centre, is set to open in November 2017. Part of Stobart Aviation, the new centre will replace the existing, much smaller facility at London Southend Airport. LINK TO SOURCE: https://corporatejetinvestor.com/articles/stobart-jet-centre-to-open-at-london-southend-next-year-414/