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Civil Aviation

South African Airways’ first A330-300 arrives

An SAA A330-300.South African Airways (SAA) received its first new Airbus A330-300 on Friday, with the remaining four aircraft on order due to arrive later this month and early next year.
 

Enthusiasts lose one vintage plane but press on south through Africa

A Boeing Stearman.Aviators flying vintage planes the length of Africa were showing them off in the skies over a Kenyan game park on Sunday, a day after one of the aircraft was wrecked in a forced landing.
   

Airbus's largest A350 jet stages maiden flight

An Airbus A350-1000.Europe's largest twin-engined passenger jet, the Airbus A350-1000, took to the skies for the first time on Thursday, seeking to grab the spotlight from Boeing's popular 777.
   

Aviators in vintage planes allowed to fly on from Ethiopia

Tiger Moths.Aviators who were detained in Ethiopia while retracing a historic flight route along the length of Africa in 24 vintage planes and support aircraft are now free to continue their journey, the group organiser said on Thursday.
   

Flying drone smuggles cell-phone, saw blade into Danish prison

A multicopter UAV.Not a cake with a file in it, but maybe the modern equivalent.
   

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