Tuesday, July 1, 2014

DCNewsroom most popular posts June 2014

1.) Critical heat shield installed on NASA's new Orion spacecraft NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers have installed the largest heat shield ever constructed on the crew module of the agency's new Orion spacecraft. [Full story]

2.) First scheduled transatlantic flight for WestJetWestJet marks a key milestone in its 18-year history Sunday night with the launch of its first scheduled transatlantic service between Toronto and Dublin, Ireland, with a brief stop in St. John's, Newfoundland. [Full story]

3.) Lufthansa receives milestone Boeing 747 jetBoeing has delivered the 1,500th 747 to come off the production line to Frankfurt, Germany-based Lufthansa. The milestone airplane is a 747-8 Intercontinental, the 14th one that Lufthansa will incorporate into its long-haul fleet. [Full story]

4.) St Louis FD find body after plane crash in Lake Superior - Shortly after midnight Sunday, the St. Louis County Fire Department (FD) reported that they had found the fuselage of an aircraft that crashed into Lake Superior on Saturday. [Full story]

5.) Virginia-based Navy fighter jet crashes into seaU.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 81 based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Va., impacted the water during an approach to the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier Wednesday night. [Full story]

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