5 times Russia lost aircraft & pilots in Syrian anti-terrorist op

The downing of the Su-25 jet in Idlib is a rare case of Russian aircraft lost in combat operations in Syria, where the Russian Air Force played a key role in crushing the terrorists. The attack in northwestern Syria, which left a pilot dead, has served as a stark reminder of the danger Russian pilots […]

Have a Look Inside the Airbus A321LR Test Aircraft

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Watch the Eagles’ and Patriots’ Aircraft Arrive in Minneapolis for the Super Bowl

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Where to Sit on the Aircraft That Will Soon Operate the World’s Longest Flight

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Aircraft passengers safe and accounted for after colliding with another jet at Toronto airport

@STEPHEN_BELFORD via Reuters A plane under tow struck an arriving jet that was waiting to park at Toronto’s Pearson Airport in Canada. A fire started and dozens of passengers were evacuated from the aircraft. All passengers and crew members were accounted for. Dozens of passengers were evacuated from an aircraft at Toronto’s Pearson Airport on […]

Russia denies it lost 7 aircraft and 10 service members in mortar attack in Syria

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia denied a report in daily newspaper Kommersant that seven Russian planes had been destroyed by rebel shelling at Syria’s Hmeymim air base on Dec. 31, the TASS news agency on Thursday quoted the defense ministry as saying. The ministry also said two Russian service […]

'World's largest' amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight in South China (VIDEO)

A four-engine amphibious aircraft, said to be the world’s largest and roughly the size of a Boeing 737, took its maiden flight in the coastal Chinese city of Zhuhai. The AG600, piloted by four crew members, took off from an airport in the city of Zhuhai, Guangdong province, and remained in the air for about […]

Sinking feeling? UK’s brand new £3.1bn aircraft carrier has sprung a leak

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 08:36 Edited time: 19 Dec, 2017 08:39 Britain’s future flagship, the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has sprung a leak. The ship, which will eventually be loaded with a fleet of F-35 fighter jets, is reportedly taking on 200 liters of seawater every hour. As a result, the carrier may […]

China deploys ‘jellyfish shredders’ to protect its fleet of aircraft carriers

Published time: 2 Dec, 2017 15:56 China has created a new weapon to destroy one of the biggest threats to its aircraft carriers – pesky jellyfish. Dubbed the “Jellyfish shredder,” the Chinese weapon simply destroys the fish by chopping them into thousands of pieces. The threat of jellyfish sabotaging aircraft carriers is very real as […]

Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens team on a hybrid electric aircraft

Purely electric aircraft are still in their relative infancy. Hybrid aircraft, however? They’re closer than you think. Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens are partnering on a hybrid electric aircraft prototype, the E-Fan X, that will prove the mixture of conventional and electric engines will work. The demonstrator will modify a BAe 146 by replacing one of […]