Ahmad Zarrouf

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How far can a plane fly if both its engines fail?

In 2001 a plane carrying 293 passengers and 13 crew lost power in both its engines over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.<p>Unbeknown to the pilots of Air Transat Flight 236, the aircraft bound for Lisbon had been leaking fuel ever since it left Toronto six hours earlier. Having lost the first of two …

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9 Companies Using Augmented and Virtual Reality in Aviation - Avionics

An engineer visualizes a mechanical hologram with Microsoft’s Hololens smart glass technology. Photo courtesy of Microsoft<p>Research, operation and …

Augmented Reality

Here’s What Would Happen If the Plane Door Opened Mid-Flight

Delayed flights, crying babies, and cramped seats can make even the sanest flier want to jump ship. But what would happen if they made it to the door …

Air Force 'doomsday' planes damaged in tornado

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ten US Air Force planes, including two E-4B "doomsday" aircraft, were damaged when a tornado hit near Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska last week, the service told CNN on Friday.<p>Nicknamed the Air Force's "doomsday" plane, the Boeing-made E-4B serves as an aerial command center in …

Here's What You Should Know About Adobo

Undoubtedly a local favorite, <i>adobo</i> can refer either to the traditional pork or chicken stew itself or the cooking process of protein, seafood, or …

Why Qatar wants to buy a piece of American Airlines

Qatar Airways raised eyebrows across the aviation industry this week when American Airlines announced the state-owned airline company had reached out to acquire at least a 10 percent stake in the U.S. company.<p>The overture, disclosed Thursday, sent American shares up 1.2 percent for the day. But in …

Etihad Airways will let you pay for 'neighbor-free seats'

It's the ultimate travel perk: Walking onto a plane and discovering the other seats in your aisle are empty.<p>Now, it's a feature you can pay for.<p>Etihad Airways has announced plans to sell "neighbor-free seats" in economy class, giving passengers the option to buy up to three seats situated next to …

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