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Rusty Ships and Unused Aircraft Carriers: the Other Side of Asia's Militaries

By David Tweed and Kristine Servando<p>(Bloomberg) — As China spends billions to upgrade and reorganize the People’s Liberation Army, the deficiencies …

Military

AirAsia X cancels Bali flights

Indonesia AirAsia X had operated A330 aircraft with 377 seats on its five weekly flights from both Sydney and Melbourne to Bali, meaning its exit …

Carter: Military will learn from 2 fatal training accidents

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the military will attempt to learn from the tragic loss of life in two incidents Thursday -- one in Texas, the other in Tennessee -- since both involved safety issues in training.<p>Speaking in Singapore, where he was conferring Friday with his Singaporean …

Military

Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie Personal Aircraft: Fast Flyer - Technabob

Are you so filthy rich that you can’t stand driving in a car like the rest of the commoners around you? That’s understandable. Let the peasants …

Aviation

Pilot safely ejects in Colorado before Thunderbird crash

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The pilot of a U.S. Air Force Thunderbird ejected safely into a Colorado field Thursday, crashing the fighter jet moments after flying over a crowd watching President Barack Obama's commencement address for Air Force cadets.<p>A short helicopter ride later, the pilot …

Military

Autonomous 30-mile flight for Sikorsky S-76 commercial helicopter

Using technology developed for DARPA's Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program, a Sikorsky S-76 commercial helicopter has taken …

New FAA flight paths bombard Pacifica with noise

It's 1:15 in the morning. You are deep in REM sleep when the roar of turbine engines jolts you awake.<p>As you lie there trying to fall back to sleep, a rumble rises in the distance, snowballing into another crescendo of sound that overwhelms your earplugs and double-paned windows. A few minutes …

Airtime