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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
huffingtonpost.ca — It's a delicious show of solidarity. Canadian air traffic controllers are carrying out a simple, but heartfelt gesture for their American counterparts — they're buying them dinner amidst the U.S. government shutdown. Air traffic controllers (ATC) in Moncton, N.B. and Gander, Nfld. sent pizza over …
13.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — The dad knew that his daughter couldn't be with him, so he went to be with her. Pierce Vaughan, a flight attendant for Delta Airlines, had to work several flights throughout Christmas Eve and Day, so her father Hal Vaughan bought multiple plane tickets to spend the holiday with her in the sky. Ful…
27.12.2018 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