SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Launch

SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Launch

SpaceX Completes Successful Rocket Launch Private space exploration company SpaceX has conducted its first successful launch since the explosion of a rocket on the launchpad in September. SpaceX sent the rocket into space Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. It landed the first-stage mechanism successfully on a barge in the Pacific Ocean an important step […]

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Turkish Airlines Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan

Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan

Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes in Kyrgyzstan At least 37 people were killed when a Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan, according to a statement from Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations. “The number of victims is increasing quickly,” said Elira Sharipova, a spokeswoman for Kyrgyzstan’s Emergency Ministry. “The fire service, rescue services, ministry of […]

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Alphabet Is Killing Off Its Solar Drone Project

Alphabet Is Killing Off Its Solar Drone Project Google owner Alphabet’s subsidiary research company, X, has shut down its project aimed at building a solar-powered drone intended to bring internet access to remote areas. Google purchased Titan Aerospace in 2014. Facebook also reportedly had been interested in buying the U.S. maker of aerial drones. Titan […]

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The world's new airplanes this year

The World’s New Airplanes In 2017

The World’s New Airplanes In 2017 2017 will bring an unusually large range of new airplanes. Take a look and pick the one that you like the most. A330neo: Airbus is expected to fly its A330neo next year. Neo stands for “new engine option.” A330neo is a truly modern aircraft that shares the values of […]

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Supersonic jet to have its first test flight in 2017

Supersonic Jet to Have its Test Flight in 2017

Supersonic Jet to Have its Test Flight in 2017 The supersonic jet is the first one for Virgin Galactic. The model could improve the flight experience. If reports are confirmed, in just three hours and 15 minutes the passenger jet could get from London to New York. The jet is called XB-1 or “Baby Boom”. […]

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Lufthansa group to recruit 3,000 new staff

Lufthansa Group to Hire 3,000 New Staff in 2017

Lufthansa Group to Hire 3,000 New Staff in 2017 German airline Lufthansa plans to hire more than 3,000 new staff in 2017 most of them flight attendants, it said in a statement. The new recruits will join the German company’s various carriers, with almost half of them, some 1400, to be assigned at the hubs in […]

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New Airline Routes

The 7 New Airline Routes in 2017

The 7 New Airline Routes in 2017 You can call yourself lucky because many airlines will premiere all-new extra longhaul flights in 2017. Here are the upcoming flights flyers should add to their radars. Havana Alaska Airlines launched a daily flight Thursday morning from Los Angeles to Havana. Last February, the United States and Cuba […]

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Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying

10 Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying

10 Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying The world of commercial aviation is still a complex and mysterious place. There are many odd things about flying that most passengers don’t know. Here are some things you might want to know. 1. Airplanes are lighting-proof – it’s totally understandable that there are some who couldn’t help […]

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Top 10 Airlines of 2016

The World’s Top 10 Airlines of 2016

The World’s Top 10 Airlines of 2016 Emirates has been named the best airline in the world for 2016 by the leading consumer-aviation website Skytrax. This is the fourth time Emirates has garnered this honor in the past 15 years. “We are honored to be recognized by the prestigious Skytrax awards,” Emirates President Tim Clark […]

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Three Dead After Two Planes Collide

Three Dead After Two Planes Collide In Texas

Three Dead After Two Planes Collide In Texas Three people have died following a mid-air collision between two small planes in Texas, USA, on Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the collision occurred shortly after 17:30 near Aero Country Airport. Gregory Barber, 55, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and his son 18-year old […]

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