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Qatar Airways 777 sees ‘substantial’ damage after takeoff incident

A7-BAC approaching Heathrow in 2013<p>A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300 bound for Doha struck a runway’s lighting system in Miami during takeoff earlier …

Concorde set for return to skies

Club Concorde, a group of ex-pilots, airline executives, engineers and Concorde enthusiasts have unveiled their plan to have the legendary jet back …

How fixing Air India can help India

<b>I</b>ndia’s national carrier Air India, the brand that today encompasses both the erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India, has posted a loss (Rs 5,547 …

Concorde fans hope to get jet airborne by 2019

<b>Enough funds have been raised to buy a Concorde with the aim of getting it flying again by 2019, a group of British enthusiasts says.</b><p>Club Concorde, made up of former captains, charterers and aviation fans, says it has £120m in reserve for the "return to flight" plan.<p>The group also plans to put …

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Google might announce a new Chromecast this month

Rumor has it a second-generation Google Chromecast will be available later this month.<p><i>9to5 Google</i> reports it acquired internal Google documents …

The 9 fastest piloted planes in the world

Capable of flitting through the air at multiple times the speed of sound, these planes take the pilot to the fringe of science fiction.<p>Although a number of these aircraft have since been retired, they continue to be the fastest manned aircraft in history.<p>The designs and advances achieved with these …

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Apple’s electric car is real, and it’s almost ready for testing

Apple is definitely working on a self-driving car project, and according to some new documents, Project Titan appears to be further along than anyone thought.<p>Rumors of Apple’s car project first starting surfacing at the beginning of this year, with an announcement not expected until 2020 at the …

AMD's R9 Fury X is a beast, but 4K gaming is still a waste

Since the rise of 3D graphics cards, the inexorable trend in PC gaming has been around getting bigger, better and faster. That led to a culture of PC gamers obsessing over frame rates and doing whatever it took to push their hardware as much as possible. But now that even relatively affordable …

NASA tests super-engine that will one day take us to Mars (PHOTO, VIDEO)

NASA has just tested its next-generation, RS-25 super-engine that promises to take humans to Mars. Designed for the agency’s 70-ton Space Launch …

Airbus patents plane that could fly from Paris to Tokyo in three hours

Plane manufacturer wins US approval for proposed hypersonic jet that would slash flight times by jumping above the atmosphere<p>Airbus has won a patent for a hypersonic passenger plane, but Concorde’s hydrogen-powered successor is unlikely to leave the drawing board any time soon.<p>The proposed …

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

The complete guide to choosing a career

Throughout most of history, people basically just did what their parents did. “What should I do with my life?” wasn’t a question young people struggled with. These days, most of us have a huge range of possible careers before us. “What should I do with my life?” is one of the biggest and most …

Hawk-eyed police seize drone flown over Wimbledon

If you own a drone and want to take it for a quick test flight, heed our advice: don't fly anywhere near large sporting venues. Police arrested a pilot for filming Premier League football matches in March, and now a drone has been seized for swooping too close to Wimbledon. The unmanned aerial …

Solar plane takes off in 'moment of truth' for longest solo flight in history

Solar Impulse 2 sets off on Pacific crossing from Japan to Hawaii, expected to last five days and nights in most difficult leg yet of Andre Borschberg’s attempt<p>A solar plane took off for what could be the longest solo flight in history on Monday, with its Swiss pilot confronting the “moment of …

Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A team of aviation investigators has been working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused …

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Electric airplane of the future set for take-off at Paris Air Show

Airbus will be showing off its almost-silent battery-powered aircraft at world's largest industry event<p>An electric aircraft that hardly makes a noise and could be the future of flying will be on display at the Paris Air Show.<p>Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is flying its E-Fan 2.0 electric protoype, …

Horn OK Please

The most famous road sign in all of India. Honk OK Please is plastered on nearly all of India's old truck fleet. (Forbes photo by Jackie O. Cruz)

For Emergencies on Trains, Dedicated Numbers to Speak With Driver. Chains to be Removed

<b>New Delhi:</b> Pulling a chain to stop a train will soon be thing of the past as the Railways has decided to do away with it as the facility was prone to …

RAF Typhoons intercept two Russian military aircraft

They initially shadowed a surveillance aircraft, before checking out a transport plane flying over the Baltic Sea<p>RAF Typhoons have intercepted and shadowed two Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it has been disclosed.<p>The jets were scrambled from Amari Air base in Estonia yesterday after …

The Boneyard: Where Airplanes Go to Die

Ever wonder how old airplanes are disposed of? Nestled in Tucson, Arizona’s vast desert landscape<p>Ever wonder how old airplanes are disposed of? …

Bad Day At The Office For Russian Pilot

Accidents are frequent in military aviation, especially during training flights.<p>Just ask the Russian Air Force.<p>Last week, an Su-34 bomber ran off the …

Researchers Unveil Technology Allowing a Plane to "Heal Itself" in Mid-Flight

<b>Op-Ed by Cassius Methyl</b> <b><br>June 8, 2015</b><p><b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> In the United Kingdom, scientists are developing technology to equip machines with the power to heal …

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Russia grounds Tu-95s after accident - Military Aviation News

The Russian Defense Ministry has grounded all its Tupolev Tu-95 bombers after one aircraft overshot the runway during a practice flight at Ukrainka …

32 Secret Destinations Nobody Will Tell You About

Source: team-bhp.com<p><i>HolidayIQ Traveller Anooj says, “If you want to be away from the maddening crowd and unwind yourself under the canopy of tropical</i> …

Travelers

Train company that owns real-life Hogwarts Express suspended from railways over safety concerns

West Coast Railways, which owns and operates a fleet of steam trains on mainline tracks, has its licence suspended following incident described as most serious this year<p>As the owner of the real-life Hogwarts Express, West Coast Railways has brought pleasure to millions of Harry Potter fans and …

Solar eclipse selfies could cause blindness, warn experts

Anyone tempted to take a selfie in the eclipse could damage their eyes, specialists have warned<p>Snapping a selfie during Friday’s solar eclipse could lead to eye damage, specialists have warned.<p>Camera phones did not exist during the last eclipse in 1999 but now millions are likely to be tempted to …

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