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2015-03-26 12:20:58

DORVAL, QC, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its investigation report (A14Q0011) into the runway excursion of a Piper Malibu Mirage aircraft

2014-08-05 23:03:27

Increase in air traffic, increase in passenger travel growth rate, and new aircraft orders are the factors which are driving the growth of the market.

2014-08-05 23:02:30

The market size for the aircraft Landing Gear & Undercarriage market shows an increase over the forecasted period and will continue to be a fast evolving market.

2014-01-21 08:20:13

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k6z9ml/landing_gear_and) has announced the addition of the "2013

Honeybees Teach Scientists How To Build Better Robot Aircraft
2013-10-29 19:17:16

Honeybees are inspiring scientists at Australia’s Vision Centre to help build a robot aircraft.

2012-02-10 08:00:00

Just a few weeks ago, when Nathaniel Hand turned 17, all he could think about was getting his license-not his driver’s license, but his pilot’s license. New

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2009-08-19 14:35:46

A group of pilots in Greece on Wednesday urged for the banning of laser pens during landings, citing an increased threat of momentary blindness during landing.

2009-06-22 13:33:26

An 83-year-old pilot who landed his damaged single-engine Hummelbird plane on a busy South Florida expressway said it was a perfect landing. Ralph Squeglia, 83, said he aimed for the Sawgrass Expressway near Miami after clipping the homemade plane's left wing on a light pole Sunday and guided the aircraft to the ground while carefully dodging cars, WTVJ-TV, Miami, reported Monday. It was a perfect landing, said Squeglia, who has been flying planes since 1944. However, he said there were some...

2009-03-12 09:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful demonstration of technology designed to enable safer helicopter landings in blinding conditions including brownouts.


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