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May 3, 2018 1:24 PM Laser From Chinese Base Aimed at U.S. Military Pilots In Africa’s Skies, Pentagon Charges

Incidents in recent weeks increase tensions, threaten Flight safety, U.S. says WASHINGTON—Chinese military personnel are targeting American flight crews in the skies over the east African nation of Djibouti using a high-powered laser in what amounts to a new show of Chinese harassment of the U.S. military at a time of heightened tensions between the nations 63

April 26, 2018 3:09 PM 'Star Wars Resistance' is Disney's latest small-screen spinoff

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An animated “Star Wars” children’s television series that draws visual inspiration from Japanese anime will debut later this year on the Disney Channel, Walt Disney Co and its “Star Wars” subsidiary Lucasfilm said on Thursday. “Star Wars Resistance” is the latest in a string of numerous new or upcoming film and television “Star Wars” ventures 77

April 6, 2018 4:03 PM Virgin Galactic tests rocket ship, three years after fatal accident

(Reuters) - Richard Branson’s company Virgin Galactic conducted a supersonic test flight over the Sierra Nevada mountains of its SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket ship on Thursday, the company said, three years after a fatal accident on an earlier version of the ship. At about 8 a.m. local time, The VMS Eve carrier plane took off from Mojave, California 104

April 6, 2018 6:00 AM Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic tests spaceship over California's Mojave Desert

Virgin Galactic’s new SpaceShipTwo flew at supersonic speed over California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, marking the first powered flight for the company since the fatal 2014 crash of its original rocketship. “Back on track ... Space feels tantalisingly close now,” Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson tweeted. VSS Unity’s flight was a “big step forward 111

April 3, 2018 1:00 AM Planes crash on runway at Indiana airport, killing 2

Two people have died in Indiana after two planes crashed on an airport runway in Grant County. A Cessna 150 and a Cessna 525 Citation jet were involved in the crash at Marion Municipal Airport, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The two people flying in the single-engine Cessna 150 were killed after their plane hit the Citation 74

March 29, 2018 12:33 PM Two Commercial Pilots Had a Close Encounter With a Possible UFO Over Arizona. Listen to the Eerie Radio Traffic

The Federal Aviation Administration has released radio traffic from two commercial pilots, including the pilot of an American Airlines flight, who reported an unidentified flying object over southern Arizona last month. One pilot, who was flying a Learjet for Phoenix Air Group on Feb. 24, reported seeing a possible UFO pass his plane. “Was anybody, uh, above 84

March 28, 2018 4:40 PM Pair of airline pilots report same UFO sighting over Arizona

An American Airlines pilots said he saw a UFO pass him while flying over Arizona. Two different airline pilots claim they saw the same UFO while flying over Arizona last month. Both pilots reported the bizarre sighting to the Federal Aviation Administration, which released a radio broadcast of the incident, the Phoenix New Times reported. “Was anybody 53

March 20, 2018 6:07 PM Russia grounds planes similar to the one that crashed

MOSCOW – A Russian aviation agency has ordered the operator of a plane that crashed near Moscow last month to ground four other such aircraft in its fleet. The agency, Rosaviatsiya, said Tuesday it told Saratov Airlines to ground its An-148 planes, one of which crashed Feb. 11 and killed 71 people. The twin-engine plane crashed minutes after taking off from a Moscow 106

March 3, 2018 4:23 AM Loyola Marymount beats Portland 78-72 to advance

James Batemon scored 29 points and made 11 of 12 free throws and eight-seeded Loyola Marymount rallied from 15 points down in the first half to beat ninth-seeded Portland 78-72 in Friday night's opening round of the West Coast Conference Tournament. Eli Scott scored 12 points with 10 rebounds and four assists and Mattias Markusson added 11 points for the Lions 57

February 28, 2018 9:58 PM Pilots ratify contract with Spirit Airlines

Pilots for Spirit Airlines have ratified a five-year contract that will raise pay rates by an average 43 percent. The airline and the Air Line Pilots Association said Wednesday that 70 percent of pilots who voted favored the agreement. The union says the contract also includes double-digit contributions to pilots' retirement plans and job-protection 78