Airplanes http://nhpr.org en Snowstorm Not Expected To Affect Mancester Airport Departures http://nhpr.org/post/snowstorm-not-expected-affect-mancester-airport-departures <p>With much of the state under yet another heavy snow warning tomorrow, road conditions could quickly get dicey.&nbsp; But if predictions hold, travelers at the <a href="http://www.flymanchester.com/" target="_blank">Manchester-Boston Regional Airport</a> shouldn’t have much trouble flying out.&nbsp;</p><p>Airport Assistant Director Tom Malafronte&nbsp; says the Manchester airport hasn’t shut down because of snow for 23 years.&nbsp; And for this forecasted wintery mix, he says most flights should go out.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:38:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 22684 at http://nhpr.org Snowstorm Not Expected To Affect Mancester Airport Departures Plane in I-93 Crash Once Made Emergency Landing in Nashua http://nhpr.org/post/plane-i-93-crash-once-made-emergency-landing-nashua <p>Two people are dead after their plane crashed alongside Interstate 93 in Hooksett.</p><p>NHPR’s <strong>Sam Evans-Brown</strong> was on the scene earlier today. He tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about what police have confirmed about the Doris and Herman Hassenger, the people killed in the crash, and about the plane's history.</p><p></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:07:41 +0000 Brady Carlson & Sam Evans-Brown 15542 at http://nhpr.org Plane in I-93 Crash Once Made Emergency Landing in Nashua Airlines, Fliers Seek To Fit More In Overhead http://nhpr.org/post/airlines-fliers-seek-fit-more-overhead <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXf95Bb3L0g</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:01:00 +0000 2701 at http://nhpr.org Airlines, Fliers Seek To Fit More In Overhead Clue In Old Photo Leads To New Search For Amelia Earhart's Plane http://nhpr.org/post/clue-old-photo-leads-new-search-amelia-earharts-plane New analysis of a photo taken in 1937 has led investigators to think <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=148995419" target="_blank">it might show a piece of the landing gear</a> from aviator Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra plane, which disappeared in June that year somewhere in the South Pacific.<p>And <a href="http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2012/03/186072.htm" target="_blank">at the State Department today</a>, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other officials gathered to announce that a privately funded search effort led by <a href="http://tighar.org Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:55:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 2658 at http://nhpr.org Clue In Old Photo Leads To New Search For Amelia Earhart's Plane Flying the Self-Powered Skies http://nhpr.org/post/flying-self-powered-skies <p>Airplanes use a lot of energy to get from place to place, but they also create a lot of it - especially, say, when they&#39;re slowing down and landing. Engineers at the University of Lincoln are looking at how to harness that energy so <a href="http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/12/future-airplanes-could-get-power-from-themselves/" target="_blank">airplanes can power themselves</a>.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 15:13:57 +0000 Brady Carlson 2471 at http://nhpr.org Flying the Self-Powered Skies Maine Aircraft Manufacturer Considering Berlin http://nhpr.org/post/maine-aircraft-manufacturer-considering-berlin <div class="transcript"><p>Last week Berlin got the news that a new company &ndash; which officials declined to name - could be bringing at least 150 manufacturing jobs to the city. NHPR&rsquo;s Chris Jensen has talked to the chief executive officer of that company.</p></div><div class="transcript"><p>The North Country could be getting into the high-tech end of the aircraft industry.</p><p>Kestrel Aircraft Company of Brunswick Maine is seriously considering setting up a plant in Berlin.</p> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Chris Jensen 30 at http://nhpr.org Maine Aircraft Manufacturer Considering Berlin