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Terror in the Sky: The Top 5 Biggest Air Disasters in History

Posted on Mon, 11 Jul 2011 17:10:52 GMT

Why is there a huge hole in the side of the World Trade Center? On the morning of Sept 11, 2001 I flipped on the Today Show morning news program in Los Angeles a few minutes before 6am. They were showing a video of a huge gaping hole in the side of one of the World Trade Center buildings, with a massive black cloud billowing out. One of the anchors, Katie Couric said, “As Matt just mentioned we have a breaking news story to tell you about. Apparently a plane has just crashed into the World Trade Center here in New York City.”

Cockpit Fatigue - Are Pilots Asleep at the Controls?

Posted on Wed, 13 Apr 2011 11:51:05 GMT

As the airplane banked over the Swiss Alps, Kurt looked out his window. He could see them all in a little line: Samedan, St. Moritz, Silvaplana and Chamfér. He smiled to himself – he just ended the greatest skiing weekend of his life. He turned his head to the pillow to take a nap.

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Takes to the Skies

Posted on Fri, 01 Apr 2011 14:16:23 GMT

Boeing's newest and biggest passenger plane took off for the first time at 9.59am on Sunday Mar, 20, 2011. The newest model of the 747 line, the 747-8 Intercontinental was resplendent in orange and white as it took off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington under a canopy of blue skies. It was followed by two T-33 chase planes and the cheers of a throng of Boeing workers gathered for the event.

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Flies Again

Posted on Tue, 25 May 2010 15:02:11 GMT

Space ship two, officially names VSS Enterprise Completed it’s second Captive test flight over the Mohave Desert Sunday May 16th All test goals where achieved in this test flight. Spaceship two was pressurized and powered by the mother ship and climbed to 51,000 ft .The ship was flown to that altitude to test its flight worthiness and to test it’s descent from a space flight.

X37 Space Plane

Posted on Fri, 02 Apr 2010 13:00:46 GMT

Officially named the X-37B/OTV will take flight next month, it is a small sized version of The Space shuttle, and Witch can fit inside the cargo bay of its bigger cousin! This space vehicle was originally designed to fly with a 6-person crew, but after NASA turned the project over to The US Air Force, The vehicle will fly Unmanned To test concepts for future shuttle type spacecraft.

Resurrecting SkyEurope Airlines

Posted on Thu, 11 Mar 2010 01:00:00 GMT

Although SkyEurope Airlines, ceased operations on August 31, 2009, the company still is being mentioned in many laws suits even today. The final status of Sky Europe’s debt is to be around 180 million euro; this fact was provided by the statistical office of the Slovak Republic.

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