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August 8, 2018 7:10 PM Vermont city features drone racing obstacle course

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Vermont's largest city is home to what's believed to be the nation's first permanent drone racing obstacle course. On the first Tuesday of every month a room at Generator, a business incubator and collection of artist studios in Burlington, is outfitted with a glowing obstacle course so pilots can hone their skills. Vermont Drone founder 58

August 3, 2018 6:30 PM Colorado hot air balloon crash injures multiple people, one reportedly in critical condition

A hot air balloon crash in Park County, Colo. injured multiple people on board, with one person reportedly in critical condition. On August 3, a hot air balloon carrying nine passengers and two pilots came crashing down around 10:30 a.m. near High Chaparral Road, CBS 4 reports. Fox 31 adds that it crashed after about an hour of flight. "It was described 125

July 31, 2018 8:59 AM Pakistani helicopter plucks stranded Russian climber from peak

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Helicopter pilots on Tuesday plucked a stranded Russian mountaineer from a northern peak in Pakistan’s first such rescue at a height of more than 6,000 meters (20,000 ft), ending his six-day ordeal, the military said. The rescue of Alexander Gukov from Latok I, a mountain in the Karakoram range that is 7,145 m (23,442 ft) high, following 66

July 29, 2018 6:25 PM Iraqi Airways pilots suspended after fight breaks out in cockpit at 37,000 feet

The flight was heading from Mashhad, Iran, to Baghdad, Iraq, when the two pilots allegedly got into a heated argument over a food tray. (iStock) Two Iraqi Airways pilots have been suspended after an argument turned physical in the cockpit at 37,000 feet in the air, The Independent reported. The Wednesday flight was heading from Mashhad, Iran, to Baghdad 134

July 23, 2018 9:02 AM Ryanair's profit has dropped 20% and more trouble is coming

Ryanair has a labor problem, and it's about to get worse. The low-cost carrier said Monday that higher fuel costs, rising wages and strikes by pilots and regional air traffic controllers had caused its first quarter profit to drop 20% over the previous year. Ryanair (RYAAY) has been giving pilots raises since recognizing the right of unions to negotiate 70

July 17, 2018 11:56 AM Ryanair to cancel 24 flights on Friday due to Ireland pilots strike

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair plans to cancel 24 flights between Ireland and Britain on Friday due to a strike by its Ireland-based pilots, the second of three planned for July, Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers said on Tuesday. Ryanair described the strikes as regrettable and said that the pilots involved - around 100 of 350 its pilots in Ireland 62

July 16, 2018 11:39 AM Airbus welcomes UK fighter funding vow; aims to continue collaborative discussions

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - European aerospace giant Airbus (AIR.PA) on Monday welcomed Britain’s plans to invest heavily in a new fighter jet capability, and said it looked forward to continuing collaborative discussions with other European players. Britain on Monday said it would invest 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) to 2025 to develop a fighter 46

July 16, 2018 10:49 AM UK to invest two billion pounds in new fighter programme through 2025

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Britain will invest 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion) to 2025 to develop a fighter jet called Tempest that could be used with pilots or as a drone, its defence minister said on Monday, unveiling a life-sized model of the new stealthy warplane. Gavin Williamson said the programme was aimed at ensuring Britain’s continued 37

June 23, 2018 5:25 PM Female Pakistani pilots ace ‘very challenging’ flight, win praise on Twitter

A photo of an all-female flight crew on a Pakistani airline has gone viral on Twitter. (PIA/Twitter) Two female pilots employed by a Pakistani airline are being celebrated on social media for successfully managing a “very challenging” flight route, and leading the way for women in aviation. On June 21, Pakistan International Airlines proudly shared a photo 103

May 18, 2018 11:21 PM U.S. Scrapped Training Exercise With South Korea Involving B-52s

South Korea expressed concern in advance of U.S.-North Korea summit, officials say A planned training exercise involving U.S. B-52 bombers and South Korean planes was scrapped earlier this week after the South Korean government expressed concerns that it could generate tensions before the summit meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean 91