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Taking a well-earned rest.

Columbia River

Kitty Hawk Flyer: 'A big drone that a human can fit in'

The BBC's Dave Lee takes a look inside the Kitty Hawk Flyer, a new flying car from the firm backed by Google co-founder Larry Page.

Flying Car

Transportes: companhias aéreas são o principal motivo das queixas dos passageiros

De acordo com os relatórios semestrais da ANAC – Autoridade Nacional de Aviação Civil relativos às reclamações dos passageiros do transporte aéreo …

Todos os apelidos acabados em “es” significam “filho de” em Portugal. Saiba quais são os outros na Europa

Em Portugal, os apelidos que significam "filho de" são os que acabam em "es". Em França isso é algo que já não se usa. Mas na Islândia quase toda …

Salvos pescadores do “Cristo é Companheiro” que se afundou

Quinze pescadores de Vila do Conde que andavam à pesca de sardinha na embarcação “Cristo é Companheiro” foram resgatados de madrugada com vida ao …

E as crianças, meus senhores, e as crianças?

Advogado Garcia Pereira escreve sobre os casos de adoções ilegais da IURD, uma investigação das jornalistas da TVI Alexandra Borges e Judite França, …

Acidente com embarcação faz um morto na praia de Faro

Alerta foi dado às 14:00. Barco naufragou

RedBurros Térmicas 2018 - Mogadouro

Acontecimento anual de Voo à Vela organizado pelo Município de Mogadouro e <b>CIVVMM</b>, <b>Centro Internacional de Voo à Vela de Mogadouro</b>, tendo como …

Business booming for giant cargo planes

$7tn of goods travel by air every year. Most goes in the hold of normal airliners. But for those big, awkward loads, something rather larger is required.<p>Video by Peter Page. Reporter: Theo Leggett

Aviation

Traveler: I Flew Wingo And I Really Liked It!

It’s been reported numerous times on our website the rapid decline Venezuela has seen in both domestic and international air traffic.Just recently, …

Low-Cost Carriers

8 curiosidades sobre a EN2, a "Route 66" de Portugal

A Estrada Nacional 2 liga Portugal de norte a sul: começa em Chaves e acaba, 738 quilómetros depois, em Faro

‘It's the book that gave me freedom’: Michael Ondaatje on The English Patient

I had been teaching for years. I thought I was going to lose it – and I had quit my job. I just had to finish the book. It was a bet<p>Anthony Minghella is no longer with us but I suspect he has something to do with the result of this vote<p>On Sunday night, Michael Ondaatje stepped on to the wide stage …

Books

Anthony Bourdain's last interview: Trump, Weinstein and travel

Anthony Bordain’s final interview has shed light on the chef’s thoughts on travel, culture and politics. The piece, which surfaced on independent publication Popula on Sunday, includes Bourdain’s takes on Bill Clinton’s behaviour in office, Obama’s performance as US president and his own daydreams …

Anthony Bourdain

Canada's high Arctic glaciers at risk of disappearing completely, study finds

Hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s high Arctic are shrinking and many are at risk of disappearing completely, an unprecedented inventory of glaciers in the country’s northernmost island has revealed.<p>Using satellite imagery, researchers catalogued more than 1,700 glaciers in northern Ellesmere Island …

Global Warming

Air China pilots fired after vaping sparks mid-air emergency

Two Chinese pilots have been fired after one of them vaped during a passenger flight, causing an emergency descent due to a sudden loss of cabin pressure.<p>China’s civil aviation body said it had revoked the licences of two Air China pilots, according to the state-run China Central Television.<p>The …

China

Champagne and roses on first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight in two decades

The passengers fastened their seatbelts and settled in for the 80-minute morning flight. Ethiopian Airlines ET0312 took off, much as hundreds of other planes making short-haul hops between neighbouring capitals do.<p>But this was no ordinary commercial flight: it was Ethiopian Airlines’ first in two …

Africa

Wildfires rage in Arctic Circle as Sweden calls for help

At least 11 wildfires are raging inside the Arctic Circle as the hot, dry summer turns an abnormally wide area of Europe into a tinderbox.<p>The worst affected country, Sweden, has called for emergency assistance from its partners in the European Union to help fight the blazes, which have broken out …

Arctic Circle

Ryanair vai cancelar até 300 voos na Europa devido à greve dos tripulantes

A Ryanair vai cancelar até 300 voos na Europa devido à greve de tripulantes de cabine que irá ocorrer nos próximos dias 25 e 26 em Portugal, Espanha …

Google poderá receber a maior sanção alguma vez aplicada por Bruxelas

A Comissão Europeia para a Concorrência decide esta quarta-feira se a gigante tecnológica será multada em 4000 milhões de euros por abuso do sistema …

Aeroporto de Heathrow em Londres encerrado após alarme de incêndio

O Aeroporto de Heathrow, em Londres, foi encerrado esta quarta-feira após o alarme de incêndio ter disparado. Todos os voos foram cancelados.

Spitfire review – stirring salute to the plane that ruled the skies

Post-Dunkirk and Darkest Hour, there will surely be more of these retrospectives on the horizon, harking back to an age when Britain laid claim to ruling waves and air alike.<p>David Fairhead and Ant Palmer’s documentary, released to mark the RAF’s centenary, bolsters its honourable core project – …

Darkest Hour

Enquanto Trump levanta muros, UE e Japão assinam novo acordo comercial

Maior acordo comercial de sempre para a União Europeia vai tornar mais barato exportar para o Japão e, da mesma forma, importar os produtos desse …

Yachtbuilder Bluegame Is Back in the Game

Bluegame’s two new SUV-style yacht models come from Zuccon International Project and will be launched at the Cannes Yachting Festival.<p>Bluegame is one …

Sailing

Donativos para Pedrógão Grande: 500 mil euros desviados para obras que não eram urgentes

Cresce a revolta popular: os esquemas para fintar os regulamentos, com alterações das moradas fiscais posteriores aos incêndios de 17 de junho de …

Passeios de água e sal

Comer ostras ao natural, fazer uma massagem de lama ou mergulhar o corpo em água salgada. As nossas salinas e marinhas, de Aveiro ao Algarve, estão a …

From ‘Explorer’ Vessels to Open-Plan Design, What’s Trendy in Yachts

Believe it or not, sustainability is key—and possible<p>By Kari Granville<p>Mystique by Gill Schmid Design<p>Mystique by Gill Schmid Design<p><b>The Rise of the</b> …

Sailing

Ulysses vs Andromeda: What's the difference?

Ever since the unveiling of the first <i>Ulysses</i> explorer yacht (now <i>Andromeda</i>) by Kleven in 2015 and the announcement back in 2014 that a second, larger …

Super Yachts

Teenage son of British oil executive killed in Corfu speedboat tragedy

The teenage son of a British oil executive has died after colliding with the propeller of a speed boat piloted by his father during a family holiday in Greece.<p>Toby Finnett, 15, was killed off the island of Paxos, south of Corfu, on Saturday when he fell into the water as his father Paul Finnett, …

Speedboat

Orion Parachutes Chalk Up Another Test Success in Arizona

The parachute system for Orion, America’s spacecraft that will carry humans to deep space, deployed as planned after being dropped from an altitude …

U.S. Army

AVwebFlash Responsive (Wednesday)

For today’s blog, I was about to write that hardly a week goes by that we don’t report on some new electric aircraft initiative. Then I was suddenly …

General Electric