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Putin leads flight of Siberian cranes


September 7th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a project to save a rare bird species. He flew in an ultra-light aircraft with a flock ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

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Unmanned US hypersonic craft fails


August 16th, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) An unmanned American experimental aircraft failed in a hypersonic test flight and dropped into the Pacific Ocean, the US Air Force said Wednesday.The aircraft, named X-51A ... Read more...

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NASA to study solar magnetic field


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US space agency NASA plans to study the sun's magnetic field in a "hard-to-observe area called the chromosphere".The Solar Ultraviolet Magnetograph Investigation (SUMI) mission will be ... Read more...

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NASA hails new era in space


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) NASA head Charles Bolden has hailed a "new era" in exploration after the launch of the first cargo delivery to the space station Tuesday by a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First private spacecraft launched to space station


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Private American spaceflight company SpaceX Tuesday launched an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station, initiating the first flight of a commercial and private spacecraft to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World media looks at Indian missile through China prism


April 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of India's long-range nuclear-capable missile was given prominent display in dailies across the world, including the US, Britain and South Asia, with most ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Su-30 fighter crashes in Russia, crew safe


February 28th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Su-30 fighter jet crashed during a test flight in Russia Tuesday, but both the crew members ejected safely, officials said.The crash occurred around 10.20 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israel’s flagship drone crashes during test flight


January 30th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 30 (IANS) An Israeli military drone, said to be the most advanced unmanned aerial vehicle currently operated by the Israel Air Force (IAF), crashed Sunday morning during a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Raipur airport cleared of crashed copter


January 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 16 (IANS) Air traffic was restored at Raipur in the early hours of Monday, a day after a helicopter crashed at the airport during a test flight, blocking ... Read more...

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BSF chopper crashes in Raipur, five injured (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

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BSF chopper crashes in Raipur, five injured (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BSF chopper crashes, five injured


January 15th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Five occupants of a Border Security Force (BSF) helicopter were injured when it crashed at Raipur airport Sunday while on a test flight, police and airport ... Read more...

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Mahindra’s maiden aircraft completes successful test flight


September 14th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Utility vehicles major Mahindra Group's maiden aircraft C-NM5, built at its facility in Australia, has completed a series of successful test flights, the company announced here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Threats from advanced military just a myth: China


June 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China has downplayed some Western media reports about the country's ever-increasing military strength and its "menacing potential", saying there was nothing "big and evil" evolving in ... Read more...

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Swiss solar powered aircraft begins first international flight


May 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Swiss solar powered aircraft on Friday took off for its first international flight to Belgium to ultimately arrive in France, Solar Impulse said.At around 8:40 a.m. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Merpati Airlines passenger plane crashes in eastern Indonesia, killing 27


May 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A Merpati Nusantara Airlines passenger plane carrying 27 people crashed off Indonesia's West Papua province on Saturday, officials said, killing everyone on board.The China-built Xian MA60 aircraft belonging ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

China’s defense policy ‘ensures national security’: Official


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 28 (ANI): The development of weapons and equipment in China is to ensure national security and is not directed against any other country or specific target, said the country's defense ... Read more...

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Stop discrimination against northeastern region, say students


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 23 (ANI): Citing inaction of the central government on the investigation into the helicopter crash in Tawang, members of the North East Students Organisation (NESO) urged government to stop ... Read more...

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Arunachal MP puts Pawan Hans in dock, blames poor upkeep for crash


April 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Member of Parliament Takam Sanjoy today raised a question mark over the credibility of Pawan Hans Helicopters after a 24-seater MI 172 chopper operated ... Read more...

Posted in National |

SpaceX unveils plans for world’s most powerful rocket


April 6th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), an American space transport company, has unveiled plans for a new rocket that it says will be the world's most powerful.The California-based firm, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

4 die in US plane crash


April 4th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Four people died when an aircraft on a test flight crashed at the airport in Roswell, New Mexico, police said.The GulfStream G6 was on a test ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plane crash kills 4 at New Mexico airport


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were killed on Saturday morning when their jet crashed upon take-off from an airport in New Mexico, federal officials said.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

BAE Systems achieves major capability milestone on Typhoon


March 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Eurofighter Typhoon, which is one of the six aircraft in contention for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat jets, has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six killed in Antonov An-148 plane crash in Russia


March 5th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 5(ANI): At least six people were killed when an Antonov An-148 plane crashed during a test flight in Russia on Saturday.Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry spokesperson Darya Korovina said that the ... Read more...

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Spitfire designer’s family angry over school renaming


February 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): The family of the creator of the Spitfire, Reginald 'RJ' Mitchell, have expressed dismay that a school named in his honour is to be closed. Mitchell High School, in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Plane crash in western Indonesia kills five


February 12th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed on Saturday when a small passenger plane belonging to local airline Sabang Merauke Raya Air Charter (SMAC) crashed in western Indonesia, authorities said.Transportation Ministry ... Read more...

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Russia tests upgraded MiG fighter jet for India


February 5th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's MiG corporation Friday carried out the first test fight of a MiG-29 fighter modernized under a contract with the Indian Air Force (IAF)."On Feb 4, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chinese stealth fighter maker may soon be flying Obama in its choppers!


February 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Barack Obama and future US presidents may one day fly on Chinese made helicopters, as the United States is looking to replace the aging Marine One fleet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China used downed US F-117 Nighthawk to reverse engineer its first stealth jet


January 24th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24(ANI): China built the radar-evading Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter jet by using technology gleaned from a downed F-117 Nighthawk, a stealth ground attack aircraft formerly operated by the United States ... 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 |

‘Test flight of stealth jet intended to show China’s sovereignty’


January 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) The first test flight of a stealth fighter by China was intended to declare the country's freedom to take action as part of its national strategy, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘China will never seek hegemony by force of arms’


January 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 13(ANI): China will never seek hegemony by force of arms and compete with the United States and other Western countries despite the landmark first test flight of the radar-evading J-20 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s civilian leadership was unaware of stealth fighter jet test flight


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.12 (ANI): China's civilian leadership has apparently been caught off-guard by the country's military conducting a test flight of a new stealth fighter jet on Tuesday.According to the New York Times, ... Read more...

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