Horizon Air Q400 Aircraft Crashes After Being Stolen From Seattle Airport

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South Korea reportedly scrambled military jets to intercept 2 Russian aircraft that entered its air defense territory

AP/Francois Mori South Korea reportedly scrambled military jets to intercept two Russian military aircraft that entered the South’s air defense territory four times throughout the day. The Russian aircraft were believed to be military bomber jets that spent over three hours in the Korea Air Defence Identification Zone. South Korea said on Friday it had […]

Shhh… Nasa’s supersonic silent aircraft gets name reflecting long QueSST to make it

After decades in the making, NASA’ s silent supersonic aircraft seems to have reached the stage it deserved a name. The plane is designed to travel over cities faster than the speed of sound and as quietly as a mouse. The moniker X-59 QueSST was given to the experimental aircraft by the US Air Force, […]

Transcend Air Corporation Announces the Vy 400, the World’s First Affordable City-to-City VTOL Aircraft

PRESS RELEASE: BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 2018– Transcend Air Corporation announces the development of the Vy 400 (Vy), a six-seat, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, and the proposed launch of a new airline service that will deliver business travelers directly to and from major city centers. The Vy will provide f…Read More

Aircraft carrying Peruvian World Cup fans to Moscow fills with smoke in mid-air (VIDEO)

An aircraft carrying at least 70 Peruvian FIFA World Cup fans to Moscow was filled with smoke after a turbine reportedly caught fire in mid-air. A video online shows passengers panicking and smoke visible inside the cabin. The incident took place on a Utair flight from the city of Ekaterinburg in the Urals to the […]

Iran Wants to Sue Boeing Over Cancelled Aircraft Orders

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Emirates airline unveil windowless aircraft – would you fly in a plane with no windows?

Emirates has unveiled the virtual windows on board the first class cabin of its newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a bid to cut costs and increase speed and efficiency. The airline intends to remove all windows from future planes, too. Instead of looking out at the outside world, passengers will see images projected from outside […]

Where 747s Go to Die (and Live Again): Touring Tupelo’s Aircraft Recycling Facility

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Step aboard the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russia’s aircraft carrier that’s considered one of the worst in the world

Thomson Reuters Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is one of the five worst carriers in the world, according to The National Interest. In October 2016, the Kuznetsov was sailing to Syria through the English Channel on a combat deployment when it was spotted belching thick clouds of black smoke. “The main problem with […]

A WTO ruling on aircraft subsidies raises the risk of a tariff war

THE manufacture of airliners may be the world’s most globalised industry. Only two firms make big civil jets: Boeing of America and Airbus of Europe. Most of their revenues—55% for Boeing and 70% for Airbus—are earned outside their home territory. Both source parts from dozens of countries. But a ruling by the World Trade Organisation […]