Fatal Southwest Accident Puts Focus on Widely Used Engine

The engine failure that killed a passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines Co. flight puts the spotlight on one of the industry’s most commonly used engines. CFM International—a joint venture between General Electric Co. and France’s Safran SA—makes engines that have become a mainstay of commercial aviation. The engines power most of Boeing Co. and Airbus SE’s single-aisle planes, the workhorses of the industry. On Tuesday, one of two CFM56-7B engines ruptured on a Boeing 737-700 operated by Southwest. The engine broke apart while the plane was at cruising altitude, flying from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Dallas Love Field, with 149 passengers and crew aboard. Metal pieces struck the fuselage,… Read More

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‘The Sandlot’ Cast Reunites After 25 Years on NBC Today Show Special

Few baseball movies are more beloved than The Sandlot, and the main cast members reunited for a segment on NBC’s Today show to celebrate the film’s 25th anniversary. NBC News’ Gadi Schwartz shared a photo of the cast. Mike Vitar, who played Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez was the only cast member absent from the reunion: In addition to reminiscing about the movie, the actors took to the diamond to turn back the clock. The Todayshow’s official Twitter account shared the full segment: TODAY .@GadiNBC reunited the cast of #TheSandlot 25 years after the beloved movie was released, and it was everything https://t.co/xxgtAjKgEw "The film was made with the same amount… Read More

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David Walter Tipton David Dale Tipton Services By Brentwood Funeral Home David Dale Tipton, 71, died August 17, 2011 at his home in Brentwood, California. He was born to Cordia and Carl Tipton in Paris, Texas on September 3, 1939. In 1943, he moved with his parents, older sister, Gloria (Jackie) and younger brother,… David T. Tipton Services By Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home – Louisville TIPTON, DAVID T., 70, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014. He was a library information specialist at Spalding University. Mr. Tipton was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Virginia Tipton. He is survived by his… David E. Tipton David was born… Read More

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