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November 28, 2016 8:21 PM Iranian small boat pointed weapon at US Navy helicopter in Strait of Hormuz, officials say

An Iranian small boat pointed a machine gun at a U.S. Navy helicopter flying off an American aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, two U.S. defense officials told Fox News. The two Iranian small boats were spotted approximately nine miles from the aircraft carrier while it was transiting the strait. After spotting the Iranian vessels 22

November 28, 2016 3:03 PM First Flight in Half Century Leaves Miami Bound for Havana

Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first regularly scheduled flight in more than half a century left Miami International Airport bound for Havana. Monday morning's flight was the first of the new Havana-bound service and the first of four daily flights American Airlines plans out of Miami International. Several airlines began routes 25

November 26, 2016 4:50 PM Dortmund slip up at Eintracht, Hoffenheim keep unbeaten run going

Goals from Szabolcs Huszti and Haris Seferovic sank Borussia Dortmund as Eintracht Frankfurt came away with a 2-1 win despite Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's leveller. Hoffenheim extended their unbeaten start to the season to 12 games and Borussia Monchengladbach's wait for a league win to seven matches with a 1-1 draw at the Borussia Park Stadion 59

November 26, 2016 3:04 PM Star Wars Smartphones Are Flying Into Japan This December

With Rogue One nearing release, there are bound to be brand tie-ups around the world. In Japan, telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp is launching a pair of Star Wars themed phones, one for each side of the Force. The decision of which variant to buy will also affect your colour choice, so you may want to look at it from that perspective. In Japan 23

November 25, 2016 10:37 PM Florence Henderson, who starred in TV’s ‘The Brady Bunch,’ dies at 82

Before she became known as “America’s Mom” on “The Brady Bunch,” Florence Henderson was an established Broadway star and a frequent presence on television as a singer, a member of NBC’s “Today” show team and the first female guest host of “The Tonight Show.” But it was for her role as Carol Brady, the calm, problem-solving, yet stylish mother of “The Brady 70

November 24, 2016 1:00 PM Ethiopia detains foreign pilots in a vintage air rally

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The United States Embassy says Ethiopian authorities have detained several foreign pilots, including Americans, who were participating in a trans-Africa air rally. The Embassy issued a statement Thursday that it is working with Ethiopian officials to secure consular access to see the Americans, who are part of a larger group of pilots 20

November 23, 2016 10:18 PM The Best Drones For Under $150? Parrot Mambo and Parrot Swing

To which we always reply - What is your budget and what do you want to do with a drone? While we certainly have people looking for high end drones for aerial photography, the most common answer we get to our question is - Something under $150, fun and easy to fly. For 2016, the Parrot Mambo ($99) and Parrot Swing ($119) definitely fit the bill of under 43

November 23, 2016 5:58 PM Lufthansa Pilot Strike Forces 1,800 Flight Cancelations

German airline Lufthansa canceled nearly 900 flights on Wednesday and scrapped another 912 scheduled for Thursday after pilots launched a two-day strike in a pay dispute. The Cockpit union initially called members out on a 24-hour strike Wednesday. Late Tuesday night, after Lufthansa tried and failed to have courts block the walkout, it said that they would 23

November 23, 2016 12:59 PM Pilot dies in crash of small plane near Upland, Calif

The plane was flying from Upland to Riverside, normally a 10-minute trip by air, when it crashed. UPLAND , Calif., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The pilot of a small plane died when his aircraft struck a mountain soon after takeoff from Upland, Calif., responding fire officials said. Air traffic controllers at Ontario Airport lost contact with the plane, a single-engine 20

November 22, 2016 5:05 PM Elbit delivers military aircraft for Affinity Flying Training Services

HAIFA, Israel, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Elbit Systems has delivered its first military training aircraft for Affinity Flying Training Services, its joint venture with U.S.-based manufacturer KBR. The delivery included two Grob G120TP "prefects" to be used by the U.K. Royal Air Force for training new pilots. According to company officials, the contract was met ahead 49