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January 24, 2014 at 7:00 AM

The astounding 1/60th scale Boeing 777 made out of manila folder paper

He’s now spent more than 10,000 hours building an exact model replica –- at 1/60th scale — of a Boeing 777-300ER plane entirely out of cut-out manila folder parts. He’s not even done. The model that Luca Iaconi-Stewart, 22, of San Francisco, built has moving parts: Doors open, the engines twirl, the landing gear retracts. All have…


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July 7, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Sea-Tac returning to normal; some rebooking continues

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has mostly recovered from the delays and rerouting caused by Saturday’s Boeing 777 crash at the San Francisco airport. But Sea-Tac spokesman Perry Cooper says, “The struggle is getting people rebooked from cancellations on Saturday.” At a press conference in San Francisco Sunday, airport officials said that some flight delays there were up to…


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April 10, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Korean Airlines jet diverted to Vancouver Island after emergency

The Associated Press COMOX VALLEY, B.C. — A Korean Airlines Boeing 777 has been diverted to a Canadian Forces base on Vancouver Island because of an in-flight emergency. The Canadian Forces says in a news release the flight was traveling from Vancouver International Airport and was diverted at about 5:30 p.m. The military says emergency personnel are securing…


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