Aircraft

More U.S. Navy ships and marine planes help rescue Haiti

Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to board the MV-22B Ospreys to deploy to Haiti in support of Joint Task Force-Haiti for a humanitarian aid and disaster relief mission in Marine Corps Air Station disaster event New River, North Carolina, August 23, 2021. US Navy …

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Afghan woman gives birth aboard US evacuation plane

In a Twitter thread on Sunday, US Air Mobility Command said the woman gave birth aboard a C-17 transport plane during the second leg of his journey fleeing the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. The flight was from a transit base in the Middle East to the large US air base …

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On board India’s native aircraft carrier Vikrant: see photos

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant is back from successful first sea trials New Delhi: The native aircraft carrier Vikrant, the largest and most complex warship India has ever designed and built, successfully completed its maiden voyage at sea just days ago. NDTV gained access to the aircraft carrier after returning from …

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Hermeus plans to fly Quarterhorse hypersonic aircraft in 2022

Hypersonic aircraft developer Hermeus is due to fly test its first aircraft, named Quarterhorse, next year after securing a $ 60 million contract from the US Air Force. The Mach 5 (3,000 mph) capable Quarterhorse will validate the company’s proprietary combined cycle turbine engine (TBCC), based on the GE J85 …

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Russian planes intercepted over the North Sea by RAF planes

RAF fighter jets intercepted Russian military planes over the North Sea near British airspace, the air force said. The Typhoons Quick Reaction Alert were launched from RAF Lossiemouth in northern Scotland and were joined by an RAF Voyager to provide in-flight refueling. They intercepted a pair of TU-142 “Bear-F” maritime …

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IFR correction: Save aircraft X

The pilot of the single-engine aircraft had completed the procedure turn of a full GPS approach to runway 18 to an airport in northern Alabama when the controller noticed that the aircraft was deviating from its path. The pilot reported GPS problems but “asked to retry the approach but without …

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First Family of Aerospace Qualified Baseless Power Modules Improves Aircraft Electrical System Efficiency

Microchip’s BL1, BL2 and BL3 families, developed with the Clean Sky consortium, meet strict aerospace standards for AC-DC and DC-AC power conversion CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In the race to reduce aircraft emissions, developers are increasingly moving towards more efficient designs, including electrical systems that replace …

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