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geekwire.com — Stratolaunch, the aerospace venture founded by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, sent the world’s biggest airplane into the air today for its first flight test. Full Article >>
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ladbible.com — A scientific breakthrough could mean an end to long-haul flights after boffins discovered a way to stop engines from melting when they travel at 25 times the speed of sound. Specialists at Reaction Engines say they have created a 'pre-cooler', which worked at simulated speeds of Mach 3.3 - or 2,509…
08.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
townandcountrymag.com — The 2019 list of the best airlines in the world is available now. From the top domestic airline to the best airlines to fly internationally. It's no secret that air travel isn't the most glamorous—or comfortable—experience. We've all heard the horror stories about inexplicable delays, questionable …
21.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
wtop.com — A growing list of airline carriers around the world are grounding their fleets of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. Full Article >>
13.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
aljazeera.com — All 157 people on board Boeing 737 killed in plane crash en route to Nairobi, Ethiopian Airlines says. Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam "deeply regrets the fatal accident," the airline said on its Twitter account. The group CEO, who had travelled to the scene of the crash, expresse…
10.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
cnet.com — A half century ago, the 747 made its first flight. The plane went on to change air travel forever. The Queen of the Skies. The jumbo jet. The whale.  All are nicknames for the Boeing 747, the most famous jet airliner ever to ply the sky. Fifty years ago today in Everett, Washington, the first 747 …
10.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
stuff.co.nz — If Christmas travel chaos does your head in, best not look at this timelapse map of the flights set to take to the skies this festive season.  Nearly 70 million people around the world will catch nearly half a million flights between December 21 and 25, according to the map, created by the UK's Buy…
06.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.com — The objects were said to be very bright and flying at twice the speed of sound. It began at 06:47 local time on Friday 9 November when a British Airways pilot contacted Shannon air traffic control. She wanted to know if there were military exercises in the area because there was something "moving …
13.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
yahoo.com — There was no sign of any survivors from Lion Air flight JT610, an almost new Boeing 737 MAX 8, and rescue officials said later on Monday they had recovered some human remains from the crash site, about 15 km (9 miles) off the coast. Indonesia is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets. …
29.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — A skydiver has made history by being the first person ever to jump out of a plane at 25,000 feet in the air without having a parachute. Now, the video footage has emerged and it's bloody terrifying. Why exactly you would want to do that is not immediately clear, but for whatever reason, 42-year-old…
23.08.2018 0 comments From Alex