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First Airbus jet made in US undergoes successful flight test

MOBILE, Ala. — European aircraft maker Airbus conducted the inaugural test flight on its first U.S.-made jetliner Monday, calling the exercise a success after the plane flew for hours over the Gulf of Mexico. The A321 passenger jet took off and landed at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, site of the company’s new plant near downtown Mobile, Alabama. The three-hour flight ...

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Fed-up JetBlue attendant pleads guilty, avoids jail

NEW YORK — The fed-up flight attendant who waved goodbye to his career in a spectacular exit down an emergency chute made a soft landing in court Tuesday. Steven Slater, 38, avoided jail under a plea bargain that requires him to undergo counseling and substance-abuse treatment for at least a year. He must also pay $10,000 in restitution to JetBlue. ...

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