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JetBlue Airways pilot suffers psychotic episode in prison


August 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clayton Osbon, a JetBlue Airways pilot was taken to the court after he was accused of disrupting a flight from New York to Las Vegas which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese female astronaut candidate was a hero pilot


June 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) One of China's two female astronaut candidates was once a hero pilot who successfully dealt with a mid-air emergency.Liu Yang was taking part in a routine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oregon man is converting a 727 Jet Into a dream home


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane enthusiast Bruce Campbell is now converting an out-of-service grounded Boeing 727-200 aircraft into his dream home in Oregon’s forest. Campbell claims that he loves living in ... Read more...

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Force India end mid-season test with full day of running


May 4th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), May 4 (IANS) Sahara Force India had a busy final day at the Formula One mid-season testing here as Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg shared the duties ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Six killed in Swiss plane crash


April 30th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) As many as six people, including two women, were killed in a small plane crash in Switzerland, police said.The single-engine aircraft plunged into a field around ... Read more...

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Jet pilots abort landing after phone distraction


April 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The pilots of an international flight had to abort touch-down because the captain was distracted by his mobile phone, Daily Mail reported Thursday.Australian Jetstar flight JQ57 ... Read more...

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Vettel gets away with his idiot remark and obscene gesture


March 30th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Reigning Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel got away with his "idiot" remark as well as the obscene gesture of showing his middle finger to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US airlines captain gives mid-air scare to passengers


March 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Passengers in an American airliner had to wrestle an off-duty pilot to the floor when he started running around the packed jet shouting -- "We're all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We’ll race Karthikeyan entire season: HRT


February 17th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan was handed a permanent driver's slot with the HRT Formula One team on the strength of his showing in the Indian Grand ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IAF to induct latest Russian military choppers Feb 17


February 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) In 10 days from now, India will formally induct the latest Russian military helicopters, Mi-17V5, into its service when Defence Minister A.K. Antony hands over ... Read more...

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Age no barrier in F1, says Karthikeyan


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) At 35, Narain Karthikeyan will have a full season in Formula One but he doesn't think age is a factor in a strenuous sport like ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karthikeyan joins Hispania to complete 2012 F1 line-up (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan has secured the last remaining seat for the 2012 Formula One season with Hispania Racing Team signing him alongside the experienced ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian pilot dies of heart attack mid-flight


January 21st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pilot of a UTair Boeing 757 flying from Bangkok to Novosibirsk in Russia's Siberia region died as the plane was flying over China, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian firm to build dozens of transport aircraft by 2020


January 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Aviastar SP, one of Russia's largest aircraft-building enterprises, is to build 10 super-heavy Antonov An-124 and dozens of Ilyushin Il-476 cargo aircraft by 2020, Deputy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Alec Baldwin mocks airline industry in SNL skit


December 12th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alec Baldwin’s war against the airline industry is ongoing. The actor was thrown off an America Airline flight last week after he failed to switch his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bodies of missing South Korean pilots found


October 31st, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 31 (IANS) The bodies of the two South Korean pilots of a crashed cargo plane were found Sunday, three months after the accident, Xinhua reported.Choi Sang-gi, 52, and ... Read more...

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U.S. FAA launches website for pilots and public about laser incidents


October 28th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday announced that it has launched a new website for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US flight makes emergency landing due to unruly passenger


October 19th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Oct 19 (IANS) A domestic Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in a Texas town Tuesday afternoon after a male passenger attempted to break into the cockpit, authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karthikeyan to warm-up in Singapore ahead of Indian GP


September 17th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan will be back in the cockpit for Hispania Racing during Friday's first practice session at the Singapore Grand Prix scheduled ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

British pilot dies in air show crash


August 21st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A pilot died when his aircraft plunged to the ground after a display at an air show in Britain.Flight Lieutenant Jon 'Eggman' Egging, 33, was killed ... Read more...

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Plane catches fire at Cairo airport


July 29th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 29 (IANS) The cockpit of a passenger plane caught fire Friday at the Cairo airport, state media reported.As passengers boarded the flight bound for Jeddah in Saudi Arabia ... Read more...

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Isla Fisher is scared of flying


July 14th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Actress Isla Fisher is so scared of flying that she was allowed to sit in the cockpit on a Virgin America flight to New York.The "Confessions ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Of stories of bravery and courage at the crash site


May 26th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) Sitting outside the burns ward of B.K. Hospital here, 25-year-old Mithlesh Devi just shakes her head in disbelief at her husband's brave act in saving victims ... Read more...

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British man attacks flight crew on UK-bound plane


May 12th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- A British man was arrested in the Netherlands on Wednesday after he attacked the flight crew of a UK-bound passenger plane, local media reported.The ANP news agency reported ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Apple iPads now come in handy for pilots


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 2 (IANS) The tablet may soon become a must-have device for pilots around the world.Canada's Sky Regional Airlines has become the first to equip its pilots with the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Source Code’: An engrossing, entertaining thriller (IANS Film Review, Rating:****)


April 30th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Source Code; Director: Duncan Jones; Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan and Vera Farmiga; Rating: ****Every movie once clearly fell into one genre. Today, as writers and directors push harder, we ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1 in 5 Brit pilots admits to falling asleep while on duty


April 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 9 (ANI): A British study has found that one in five pilots have admitted to falling asleep while on duty in the cockpit.According to the Daily Mail, the study commissioned ... Read more...

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UK tycoon Branson to explore ocean’s deepest parts


April 6th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): British business tycoon Sir Richard Branson has revealed plans to dive to the deepest parts of the world's oceans in a single-person submarine.The entrepreneur and explorer would ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qantas’ woes continue as ’scary’ cockpit fire forces Sydney-bound jet to divert to Cairns


March 24th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cairns, Mar 24(ANI): A Sydney-based Qantas Airways' flight from the Philippines has made a forced landing in Cairns after a fire broke out in the plane's cockpit.Qantas said that the Airbus A330 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drunken Delta Air Lines pilot jailed for 6 months in UK


January 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): A Delta Air Lines pilot was jailed for six months by a UK court after he turned up drunk at a London airport to fly a transatlantic passenger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qantas’ flight woes continue as fault forces US-bound jet to divert to Fiji


January 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19(ANI): A Qantas flight carrying almost 400 people from Sydney to New York was diverted to Fiji after a fuel valve fault, just four days after another safety scare on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boeing delays first delivery of 787 Dreamliner to third quarter


January 18th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Tuesday announced it has delayed the first delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner to the first quarter of this year as a result of an incident ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Qantas engine suffers another ‘low engine failure’


January 16th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16 (ANI): Qantas Flight QF11 failed to take off to Los Angeles on Saturday after one of its engines suffered a complete failure. There were 344 passengers onboard.News.com.au quoted passengers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coffee spill diverts United Airlines flight


January 6th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An United Airlines which was scheduled for Frankfurt from Chicago made an abrupt stop in Canada after some spilled coffee triggered a hijacking alert.The Canadian authorities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Co-pilot seat adjustment causes AI jet to plunge a terrifying 7,000-ft


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Passengers on an Air India Express flight were nearly killed when a co-pilot tried to move his seat and accidentally sent the airliner into a terrifying 7,000-foot plunge.The ... Read more...

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