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​US Navy flies new plane over disputed South China Sea
As disputes over South China Sea islands continue, the US Navy has acknowledged flying its most advanced scout aircraft over the area, from a base in the Philippines, during the first three weeks of February.

26.02.2015 19:16

Aiming high: Australia makes world’s first 3D-printed jet engines
Australian researchers have created two jet engines using 3D printing, a breakthrough that proves the technology can create high-quality products from a variety of metals.

26.02.2015 07:54

Iran bombards ‘mock’ US aircraft carrier in naval drills
Iran has staged naval war games in an important sea channel, including an attack on a mock US warship. Missiles were also fired from the coast around the Strait of Hormuz, which sees a quarter of all sea-transported oil pass through it.

25.02.2015 11:44

'True story!' MSM spins theory that Putin hijacked MH370 and landed it in Kazakhstan
Anti-Russia propaganda over Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was bad enough. Now one CNN aviation analyst is blaming Russia for the missing MH370 plane as well – and the Western press is eating it up.

25.02.2015 04:50

Forget all our other troubles – the Russians are coming!
The gap between the rich and the poor continues to grow. Train and bus fares continue to rise. Twice as many people are living in poverty than 30 years ago. And our National Health Service is being privatized before our very eyes.

24.02.2015 12:41

​‘16 nuclear reactors vulnerable to terrorist drone attacks’ – UK govt adviser
Britain’s aging nuclear power plants are vulnerable to terrorist attacks by unmanned drones that could kill thousands of people, a government adviser has warned.

23.02.2015 15:00

Pay to protest? Campaigners reject govt bid to ‘privatize dissent’
Furious campaign groups across the UK have rejected the government’s proposed ‘pay to protest’ measures, warning they will not hire private companies to facilitate anti-government rallies.

19.02.2015 17:13

US-trained ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels to get tools to call-in airstrikes – report
The US will provide its “moderate” rebel ground force in Syria with armored pickup trucks and communication tools to call-in airstrikes, under a new plan that Washington is pursuing in order to curb the ISIS threat it helped create, according to the WSJ.

19.02.2015 03:47

Plane drunk: Alcohol related incidents on flights hit 5-yr high, figures suggest
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released figures that suggest a significant rise in cases of “disruptive” behavior on flights. Apparently, they have tripled over the past three years. Alcohol intake before and during flights is often to blame.

18.02.2015 13:17

‘Effectively dead’: Media speculate on India’s purchase of $20bn French Rafale jets
Three years of negotiations between France’s Dassault and the contract negotiation committee of the India’s Defense Ministry on the purchase of 126 Rafale fighter jets may be about to collapse. Sources mostly blame the exorbitant price.

16.02.2015 12:08

​Long march: Chinese search engine uses heat map to chart massive New Year migration
A heat map put together by China’s top search engine is tracking the world’s largest annual human migration as more than a billion people hit the road ahead of the Chinese New Year, the country’s most important festivity.

16.02.2015 13:48

Draft FAA drone regulations ban ‘out of sight’ use of civilian UAVs
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unveiled preliminary guidelines on the use of small commercial drones in the country on Sunday. The draft regulation prohibits the use of unmanned aircrafts out of the sight of a pilot.

16.02.2015 03:57