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AirAsia plane passengers told to ‘say a prayer’ after engine ‘shudders like a washing machine and shuts down’

The Kuala Lumpur-bound flight turned back to Perth one and a half hours into the journey due to a "technical issue" and the Airbus 330 landed about three hours after departure, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Telegraph. Passengers have been recounting

Part of engine on China Eastern Airlines jet tears away after takeoff

After the airplane landed safely back in Sydney, emergency crews found a gaping hole in the front part of the engine nacelle's structural casing, known as the nose cowl, according to CNN. The incident with the jetliner's engines is the second of

Stratolaunch rolls out world’s largest aircraft

The aircraft moved out of its hangar at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California for the first time since construction of the giant plane began there several years ago. Two tugs towed the aircraft, resting on its 28-wheel landing gear,

Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights for 21 years

King Willem-Alexander, reigning monarch of the Netherlands, revealed in an interview with Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf that he'd regularly flown flights for a subsidiary of the Dutch flag carrier for over two decades, according to CNN. Calling the part-time role a "hobby,"

Top secret Air Force X-37B lands after two years in space

An unmanned military space plane landed at Kennedy Space Center Sunday with a sonic boom, according to MailOnline. The reusable X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle's (OTV-4) return concluded an almost two-year mission in orbit, according to the US Air Force. The Air Force tweeted

Ukraine News Today May 6, 2017: WWII-era U.S.-made P40 Kitty Hawk recovered from Black Sea; Ukrainian MP who offered leasing Crimea to Russia stripped of citizenship

Ukrainian MP who offered leasing Crimea to Russia stripped of citizenship Andriy Artemenko, the "back-door diplomat" who allegedly pitched a so-called plan to resolve the conflict with Russia onto the desk of Trump's national security adviser (at the time) Michael Flynn, has been

China’s C919 Passenger Jet Makes Maiden Flight in Challenge to Boeing, Airbus – Video

The C919 jet was built at a reported development cost of $8.6 billion. It has passed a series of technical and safety tests since rolling off the production line in 2015,Joinfo.com reports with reference to NBC News. After the 90-minute journey was

Google Kitty Hawk flying car will be available this year

Google co-founder Larry Page's mysterious flying cars will be available to buy by the end of this year, according to MailOnline. The billionaire's company Kitty Hawk has officially launched after months of rumours and speculation. Kitty Hawk president Sebastian Thrun, who co-created Google's self-driving

United Airlines passenger ‘stung by scorpion’ on flight

Richard Bell said the scorpion fell from the overhead bin and onto his head during lunch on a trip from Houston, Texas to Calgary in Canada, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. After putting it on his plate, he was stung.

Boeing Dreamliner 787-10 takes to the skies in its first flight test

Boeing Co's newest and largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10, successfully made its first flight on Friday, kicking off a test program for the high-tech jet, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Daily Mail. The plane, which sells for $312.8 million at list price