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Virgin Orbit sends 10 satellites to space with air-launched rocket

18 Jan 2021

Virgin Orbit sends 10 satellites to space with air-launched rocket

Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit launched ten satellites into orbit on Sunday in a successful test of its key air-launched rocket.

Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes

11 Jan 2021

Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes

The search for the black boxes of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet intensified on Monday to boost the investigation into what caused the plane carrying 62 people to nosedive at high velocity into the Java Sea.

Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

09 Jan 2021

Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

A Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact with the Indonesian aviation authorities shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion as settlement charge

08 Jan 2021

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion as settlement charge

Boeing has agreed to pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation. It admitted that its employees misled regulators about the safety of its 737 MAX aircraft, which suffered two deadly crashes shortly after entering airline service.

Major breakthrough: NASA finds water on moon's sunlit surface

27 Oct 2020

Major breakthrough: NASA finds water on moon's sunlit surface

While there have been signs of water being present on the moon, NASA's new findings suggest the lunar water isn't just restricted to shadowy areas of Earth's only natural satellite.

Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

01 Oct 2020

Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know

The first of two custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, arrived in Delhi on Thursday.

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

01 Oct 2020

First Air India One for President, PM to arrive today

The first of the two VVIP custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, will arrive on Thursday.

Japan's 'flying car' successfully completes first public flight

31 Aug 2020

Japan's 'flying car' successfully completes first public flight

In a major development, a flying car has taken off in Japan for the first time.

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

10 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical

At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

08 Aug 2020

Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer

Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.

Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity

20 Apr 2020

Indian company makes 'affordable' ventilator that does not need electricity

In a major development, a Bengaluru-based technology company has created an 'affordable ventilator' that does not need electricity to function.

SpaceX's precision parts manufacturer just got hacked

02 Mar 2020

SpaceX's precision parts manufacturer just got hacked

In a major shocker, Visser Precision, a custom parts manufacturer for some of the biggest space, auto, and defense contractors - including companies like SpaceX and Lockheed Martin, has been hit by a security breach.

Soon, you will get Wi-Fi on domestic Indian flights

02 Mar 2020

Soon, you will get Wi-Fi on domestic Indian flights

Finally, you will be able to use internet service on domestic Indian flights.

Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft

19 Feb 2020

Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft

United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.

Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

06 Feb 2020

Turkish plane breaks apart after skidding off runway; 3 dead

An aircraft crashed on the runway at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

01 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

Early Saturday morning, a special Air India flight flew 324 Indians to Delhi from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'

11 Jan 2020

Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'

Days after Western officials pointed fingers at Iran for the crash of a Ukrainian plane near the international airport in Tehran, the Iranian military on Saturday admitted responsibility for shooting down the aircraft.

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

10 Jan 2020

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

Ukrainian plane carrying 176 on-board crashes in Iran; no survivors

08 Jan 2020

Ukrainian plane carrying 176 on-board crashes in Iran; no survivors

In a tragic incident, 176 people (167 passengers and nine crew members) lost their lives this morning when a Ukrainian plane crashed near Iran's international airport in capital Tehran, shortly after take-off.

Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying

28 Nov 2019

Soon, NASA will open space station for holidaying

After using Russia's Soyuz to fly astronauts to the International Space Station for years, NASA is inching closer to using home-built crafts, thanks to SpaceX and Boeing.

8 Apache attack choppers inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase

03 Sep 2019

8 Apache attack choppers inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase

The Indian Air Force inducted eight Apache helicopters today at the Pathankot Air Force Station in Punjab.

Boost for aerospace entrepreneurship: Boeing India partners with IITs, IISc

22 May 2019

Boost for aerospace entrepreneurship: Boeing India partners with IITs, IISc

Recently, Boeing India launched the Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development (BUILD) program, and is inviting applications from students, professors and early-stage start-ups in India.

US: Boeing-737 with 136 passengers skids off, goes into river

04 May 2019

US: Boeing-737 with 136 passengers skids off, goes into river

A Boeing 737 commercial plane with as many as 136 passengers on board skidded off the runway after landing in Jacksonville in the US's Florida and slid into the St. John's River.

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

20 Apr 2019

Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes

15 Mar 2019

Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes

US aerospace giant Boeing said it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.

'No basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX, says US regulator

13 Mar 2019

'No basis' to ground Boeing 737 MAX, says US regulator

The US aviation regulator said yesterday that there is "no basis" for grounding Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft, one of which was involved in a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people on Sunday.

Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash

13 Mar 2019

Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash

The Indian aviation watchdog, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has decided to immediately ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in the country. This comes days after the Ethiopian Airlines crash in which 157, including four Indians, were killed.

US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official

12 Mar 2019

US to take 'immediate' action on Boeing-jet if needed: Official

US federal aviation authorities yesterday said that they will order Boeing to modify its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, including anti-stalling software and maneuvering system updates, after two of the planes crashed in five months.

Citing Ethiopian airline-crash, China orders suspension of Boeing 737 operations

11 Mar 2019

Citing Ethiopian airline-crash, China orders suspension of Boeing 737 operations

China today ordered domestic airlines to suspend the commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, citing the Ethiopian Airlines crash and another deadly accident of that same model in Indonesia.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died

11 Mar 2019

Ethiopian Airlines crash: Four Indians, including Environment Ministry's consultant, died

Four Indians lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines' jet crash which happened on Sunday morning, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed.

Soon, Boeing will launch self-flying fighter jet: Details here

01 Mar 2019

Soon, Boeing will launch self-flying fighter jet: Details here

Leading aeronautics giant and military contractor Boeing has unveiled a self-flying fighter jet.

Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

24 Jan 2019

Boeing's self-flying car nails first flight, inches closer to launch

Just as several tech giants, including Airbus and Larry Page's Kitty Hawk, continue to develop their flying car projects, Boeing has achieved a major breakthrough in the space.

Iran: Military plane hits wall, one survives among 16 crew-members

14 Jan 2019

Iran: Military plane hits wall, one survives among 16 crew-members

The Iranian army confirmed a Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday. The accident took place in Karaj, 40kms west of Tehran.

NASA to review SpaceX, Boeing, after Musk seen smoking weed

21 Nov 2018

NASA to review SpaceX, Boeing, after Musk seen smoking weed

US space agency NASA has ordered a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing, the two companies it has hired to send its astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

07 Oct 2018

SpaceX, Boeing to carry out human spaceflights in mid-2019

After several delays, Elon Musk's SpaceX will carry out its first human spaceflight in June 2019 by sending astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on board one of its rockets, confirmed NASA.

SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

10 Sep 2018

SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

No-frills airline SpiceJet is going to launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18.

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

01 Sep 2018

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

Trump hosts Nooyi, Banga among top corporate leaders for dinner

08 Aug 2018

Trump hosts Nooyi, Banga among top corporate leaders for dinner

PepsiCo's outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi and MasterCard's Chief Executive Ajay Banga were among a small group of top corporate leaders hosted by US President Donald Trump for a dinner at his private golf club in New Jersey to hear their perspective on the state of the country's economy.

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

04 Aug 2018

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, built and operated by The Boeing Company and SpaceX, starting next year.

Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr

11 Jul 2018

Vistara to buy 19 Airbus, Boeing planes worth Rs. 21,344cr

In a bid to expand its fleet, Vistara today announced placing orders for a total of 19 Airbus and Boeing aircraft worth $3.1 billion (approx Rs. 21,344cr).