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Recreational aviation license of 11 companies scraped

Recreational aviation operation license of 11 paragliding companies has been scrapped this year, according to Flight Safety Standard Department (FSSD) of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). The license of 11 paragliding companies has been cancelled as did not apply to renew their license. Devendra Prasad Pandey, manager of the …

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FedEx’s first black female pilot reflects on her journey

In 1992, a 20-year-old African-American woman stepped into an aeroplane’s cockpit for the first time. Recently, she recalled the day as “exhilarating.” Tahirah Lamont Brown said after that flight, she felt the “world had no limits.” Twenty years later, she made history as the first black female pilot for FedEx. …

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Emily’s dreaming is now in plane sight

Qantas has unveiled a special salute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians on its latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The plane features the work of the late Northern Territory artist and senior Anmatyerre woman, Emily Kame Kngwarreye. It is based on her 1991 painting, Yam Dreaming, and has been adapted for …

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