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U.S. FAA announces $7.7 million to develop ‘green’ fuel

December 2nd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday announced that it is awarding $7.7 million in contracts to help advance alternative, environmentally-friendly, sustainable sources for commercial jet ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Bird hit likely cause for cargo plane crash in Karachi’

November 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 29(ANI): A bird strike is the likely cause of the crash of a Russian-made cargo plane in Karachi, the operator of the aircraft has said.The plane had crashed seconds after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Unpaid Spanish air hostesses strip off for saucy calendar in protest

April 1st, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A group of flight attendants from now bankrupt Spanish airline Air Comet has stripped off for a saucy calendar in a bid to publicise their battle to recoup ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Malaysian Indians charged with aircraft engine theft

January 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 6 (IANS) Two ethnic Indians were Wednesday charged in connection with the theft and disposal of two jet engines belonging to Royal Malaysia Air Force (RMAF). The two F5 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to build indigenous jet engine by 2016

August 27th, 2009 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 27 (Xinhua) China's first indigenously built jet engine will debut in 2016, an official said Wednesday. "China is expected to complete its first jumbo jet engine in 2016," said Zhang Jian, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IISc gets Pratt and Whitney chair

July 14th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The US-based Pratt and Whitney, one of the world's leading aircraft engine manufacturer companies, has funded a chair at the department of aerospace engineering of the Indian Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CFM International to set up training centre in Hyderabad

February 11th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Aircraft engine manufacturer CFM International will set up a maintenance training centre here to support all its customers in the South Asian region, it was announced Wednesday. Known ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Honeycomb-like materials to reduce aircraft engine noise developed

September 30th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Engineers from Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a new honeycomb like materials that can reduce aircraft engine noise more effectively than conventional methods. A honeycomb is a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Government approves air services agreement between India and Mexico

April 11th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the signing of an Air Services Agreement (ASA) between the Government of India and the Government of United Mexican States. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |