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January 14, 2019 7:16 PM JetBlue flight delayed after truck carrying toilet waste gets wedged under aircraft

A JetBlue flight heading from New York to Denver was delayed after a truck carrying toilet waste crashed into the aircraft. (AP) A JetBlue flight heading from New York to Denver was delayed Saturday night after a truck carrying toilet waste crashed into the aircraft. Neither the male driver of the vehicle nor anyone on board the aircraft were injured 118

January 14, 2019 4:59 PM Indonesian jets force Ethiopian cargo plane to land over airspace breach

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Indonesian F-16 fighter jets forced an Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] cargo plane to land on Monday at an airport on Batam island after it had flown into Indonesian airspace without permission, an air force spokesman said. First Marshal Novyan Samyoga said in a statement the Boeing Co 777 cargo plane had been secured by air force 165

January 13, 2019 1:42 PM World's biggest aircraft moves toward commercial model

Rob Picheta, CNN • Published 13th January 2019 The world's largest aircraft has been retired after six test flights, as its developers prepare to build a new, commercial model to take to the skies in the early 2020s. The prototype Airlander 10, a hybrid helium airship built by Hybrid Air Vehicles, based in Bedfordshire in central England, measures 300 feet in length 124

January 11, 2019 10:54 AM Boeing's unveils radical 'transonic' wing design

Jack Guy, CNN • Updated 11th January 2019 The future looks interesting for air passengers, with a raft of new designs in the pipeline promising faster planes capable of taking people on longer flights in greater comfort. Boeing's latest innovation in the travel field is an extremely thin, folding wing that will offer unprecedented aerodynamic efficiency 89

January 8, 2019 10:44 PM Boeing unveils refreshed jet concept with ultra-thin wings

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Boeing Co unveiled a speedier and higher-flying version of a concept plane on Tuesday aimed at sharply reducing fuel use thanks to its elongated ultra-light wings. The so-called Transonic Truss-Braced Wing aircraft boasts a 170-foot (52 meter) wingspan that sits atop the fuselage and is braced from underneath by a truss in a design 127

January 8, 2019 8:25 AM 6 militants killed in US air strike in Somalia, US says

FILE 2011: Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18 km south of Mogadishu, in Somalia. (AP) Six Islamist militants were killed by a U.S. military airstrike in Somalia, an official confirmed Tuesday morning. The operation was carried out on Sunday in the vicinity of Dheerow Sanle, in the lower 267

January 7, 2019 8:23 PM Britain to extend drone exclusion zone around airports

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will extend a drone exclusion zone around airports and give police new powers to deal with lawbreaking drone pilots and their aircraft, transport minister Chris Grayling told parliament on Monday. Grayling’s department said the exclusion zone would be extended to around five kilometers (3.11 miles). It is currently one kilometer 106

January 7, 2019 6:35 PM Debris off Madagascar 'most likely' from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, report says

Aircraft debris found in Madagascar is "most likely" from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, according to a report released Sunday. The five pieces of debris were found in different locations in Madagascar as recently as this August and included a floor panel of a Boeing aircraft. The report released Sunday from the MH370 Safety Investigation 296

January 1, 2019 9:51 AM Israel's Ramon Airport near Red Sea resort of Eilat to open January 22

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s long-awaited second international airport near the southern Red Sea resort of Eilat is expected to open on Jan. 22, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. The $500 million Ramon Airport in the Negev desert will start operations gradually, initially with domestic flights and then likely allowing international 92

December 30, 2018 4:51 PM Helicopter crash leaves 4 dead after aircraft explodes near world's longest zip line in UAE

Four people have been killed when a helicopter exploded into a fireball after reportedly clipping the world's longest zip line on Saturday. Shocking footage shows the doomed chopper spinning out of control after it's said to have hit the Ras al-Khaimah wire near Dubai. Officials confirmed the Agusta 139 rescue helicopter was speeding towards an emergency 80