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  • “Old Shakey”: Douglas Globemaster II Was Key To Post-War Airlift

    The last of 448 Douglas C-124 Globemaster II airlifters rolled off the assembly line in 1955. These versatile and reliable transport aircraft served for 24 Cold War years and carried all manner of cargo around the world. “Old Shakey” was the prevalent nickname for the airplane but Aluminum Overcast and Boneshaker were used to refer […] More

  • Boeing Calls Foul As Airbus Acquires Majority Stake in Bombardier’s C-Series Jetliner Program

    Airbus has struck a deal with Bombardier to acquire a majority stake in the struggling C Series airliner program, in a move that redefines the competitive landscape between Bombardier and rival Boeing. The announcement comes on the heels of attacks earlier this year from Boeing who accused Montreal, Quebec-based Bombardier of selling the C-Series jets […] More

  • Boeing 747 Supertanker Joins Wildfire Battle in Northern California

    Raging wildfires in Northern California are responsible for the largest loss of life since the Cloquet Fire in 1918. According to CNN, some progress is finally being made fighting these fires that have left at least 40 people dead and burned approximately 5,700 structures since they first broke out October 8. Aerial firefighters are an […] More

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