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Drone incident hindered US intelligence gathering CNN

Beijing News 29 Mar 2023
The Pentagon has rerouted its spy drones over Black Sea following an encounter with a Russian jet ... The rerouting was allegedly ordered earlier this month, after a US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone was forced down over the Black Sea by a Russian Sukhol Su-27 fighter jet on March 14.

Drone incident hindered US intelligence gathering – CNN

Russia Today 29 Mar 2023
The Pentagon has rerouted its spy drones over Black Sea following an encounter with a Russian jet ... The rerouting was allegedly ordered earlier this month, after a US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone was forced down over the Black Sea by a Russian Sukhol Su-27 fighter jet on March 14.

Here's How Often Airlines Replace the Jet Engines on Passenger Planes

Yahoo Daily News 29 Mar 2023
Instead of mileage like a road vehicle or a frequent flyer program, an airliner’s longevity is measured in flight cycles ... The most strenuous portions of a flight for an aircraft are the takeoffs and landings ... The composite-structured Boeing 787 Dreamliner can endure 44,000 flight cycles, 9,000 more than the jumbo jet.

NASA’s plucky Mars helicopter eyes another flight record

Digital Trends 29 Mar 2023
NASA’s plucky Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, is about to embark on its 49th flight on the red planet ... NASA’s Mars rover has just completed a historic task NASA’s Mars rover makes ‘one small drop for humankind’ NASA’s Mars helicopter has just set a new flight record.

Historic British Airways inaugural flight to Aruba

The Daily Herald 29 Mar 2023
Aruba welcomed its first British Airways flight from London Gatwick Airport last Sunday ... Sunday’s inaugural flight was met at Aruba’s airport with the customary water spray by the Fire Department and, after connecting to the jet bridge, the captain opened the cockpit window, waved and displayed the flags of Aruba and the UK.

A Million-Dollar Industry: How Much Do Major Aircraft Engine Parts Cost?

Simple Flying 29 Mar 2023
Jet engines are expensive machines because of the use of novel materials, ...

Drunk Grand Designs star, 54, urinated on British Airways passenger and his child's teddy bear ...

The Daily Mail 29 Mar 2023
A stonemason who appeared on TV's Grand Designs urinated on a passenger on a British Airways flight after becoming 'incoherent' from sinking rum and wine. Drunk Adam Purchase, 54, relieved himself on victim Thomas Homphrey's shoes and socks and also hit his child's teddy bear and drinks bottle with his jet stream.

States offer to underwrite flight seats under Udan scheme

Financial Express 29 Mar 2023
State governments are offering to underwrite certain capacity for flights that connects regional airports under the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (Udan) scheme after many new routes failed to generate enough enthusiasm among airlines ... “Before the opening of the Mumbai-Pune highway, there were eight flights by Jet Airways on that route.

Report: Student was landing when 2 small planes collided; Carlisle man was among victims

The Carlisle Sentinel 29 Mar 2023
The J-3 had been returning to its base for a water landing on a nearby lake after a local flight, the report said ... Air traffic controllers stopped a departing private jet from running into a JetBlue flight as it was coming in to land at Boston Logan International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Yemen billionaire's son reportedly admits involvement in London rape, murder of Norwegian student 15 years ago

Yahoo Daily News 29 Mar 2023
The son of a Yemeni billionaire who fled the United Kingdom 15 years ago reportedly admitted to his involvement in the 2008 murder and rape of a Norwegian fellow student in London ... READ ON THE FOX NEWS APP ... "It's a gamechanger ... In the meantime, Abdulhak hopped on a flight to Cairo, where he then flew by his father’s private jet to Yemen ... ....

Letter from Kinmen: Taiwan is already under attack

New Statesman 29 Mar 2023
These include repeated flights by PLA fighter jets across the median line of the Taiwan Strait and stifling economic and diplomatic coercion, along with what Taipei calls ­“cognitive warfare”, the sophisticated disinformation campaigns that have replaced the propaganda loudspeakers of the Cold War.

Five female pilots to fly heavy-duty fighter jets

People Daily 28 Mar 2023
The Air Force said the five female flight students, who are currently in the middle of training for heavy-duty combat aircraft, recently carried out their first solo flights in the J-11 fighter jet ... "Advanced combat planes have a fly-by-wire flight control system, which means it ...

Lilium releases Fiscal Year 2022 Shareholder Letter

Eagle-Tribune 28 Mar 2023
Recent AccomplishmentsAchieved cruise speed of the Lilium Jet (250 km/h; 155 mph) with Phoenix demonstrator, underlining Lilium’s confidence in the flight physics and performance of the type-conforming aircraft due to start production later this year.Continued successful ...

Airline CEOs flag issues with Pratt Engines ahead of crucial summer travel season

Gulf News 28 Mar 2023
The carrier is trying to limit the grounding to the four jets and if that is achieved this summer, “we will be very lucky,” he said ... American Airlines suspends US-Spain flight due to Boeing 787 delays Emirates airline says ‘substantial’ ticket revenue trapped in Nigeria Delayed jet deliveries limiting growth.

BA cancels more than 300 flights ahead of Easter strikes

Spanish News Today 28 Mar 2023
The ten days of industrial action in Heathrow is expected to impact 16 flights each day ... British families hoping to jet away over the vacation period will face untold disruption as around 16 return flights will be cancelled each day, although BA has committed to refunding affected customers or outing them on another plane within 24 hours.

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