SpaceX and NASA astronauts make historic launch

A new era of space travel has begun after the first privately-owned rocket sent two NASA astronauts into orbit. The SpaceX aircraft successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida. It was the US’s first manned space flight in almost 10 years. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Florida, US. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more SpaceX and NASA astronauts make historic launch

First successful flight for the world’s largest all-electric plane

The world’s largest all-electric aircraft made its first successful flight on Thursday, landing safely in Moses Lake, Washington. The nine-seater plane flew over Washington State for around 30 minutes, with only the pilot on board. The plane is the creation of engine-maker MagniX and aerospace firm AeroTEC. They hope the plane can start commercial services … Read more First successful flight for the world’s largest all-electric plane

Fly like the electric! | All-electric aircraft takes off in US

Environmentally friendly plane travel? CHECK. The largest, all-electric aircraft in the world, Cessna Grand Caravan, took off for its inaugural flight in the US Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow … Read more Fly like the electric! | All-electric aircraft takes off in US

Japanese Aerobatic Team Pays Tribute To Medical Workers

(AP) A Japanese aerobatics team performed a demonstration over Tokyo on Friday to show support and gratitude for medical workers fighting against the coronavirus. The Blue Impulse squadron of six aircraft flew for about 20 minutes over hospitals in the Japanese capital to thank doctors, nurses and other medical staff for their tireless efforts during … Read more Japanese Aerobatic Team Pays Tribute To Medical Workers

Chinese-built aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier, the Shandong, is undergoing a sea trial. Officials say it’s in line with the annual testing plan for the country’s navy. This is the carrier’s first training voyage since it was commissioned in December. The vessel was reported to have left its shipyard in the northeastern city of Dalian on … Read more Chinese-built aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial

First successful flight for world’s largest all-electric plane

The world’s largest all-electric aircraft as made its first successful flight. The nine-seater plane flew over Washington state for around 30 minutes, with only the pilot onboard. The plane is the creation of engine-maker magniX and aerospace firm AeroTEC. They hope to be able to commercially fly the plane next year, which would make it … Read more First successful flight for world’s largest all-electric plane

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Fails in Attempted Rocket Launch

Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit said a crucial test of its two-stage, orbital rocket system, designed to rival that of Elon Musk’s SpaceX for satellite launches, ended the mission shortly after releasing the rocket from the plane. A Boeing Co. 747, named Cosmic Girl, took off from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California … Read more Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit Fails in Attempted Rocket Launch

Immediate aftermath | Scene of the Pakistan International Airlines A320 crash in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight en route from Lahore has crashed near Karachi airport. The aircraft, with almost 100 people on board, hit a residential district. The plane crashed in the populated Model Colony area located on the outskirts of the city, approximately two kilometers from Jinnah International Airport. MORE: https://on.rt.com/ahnm Subscribe to RT! … Read more Immediate aftermath | Scene of the Pakistan International Airlines A320 crash in Karachi

Pakistan crash survivor describes his escape as the aircraft caught fire and crash-landed

A survivor of the jetliner that crashed in Karachi Friday told of his miraculous escape as the plane caught fire and landed in a crowded neighbourhood. The flight carrying 98 people suffered an apparent engine failure during landing. Officials said there were at least three survivors from the plane, and it was unknown how many … Read more Pakistan crash survivor describes his escape as the aircraft caught fire and crash-landed

China’s new unmanned helicopter completes maiden flight in Jiangxi

China’s new unmanned helicopter completed its maiden flight Wednesday in Jiangxi Province. The AR500C aircraft, developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), can fly at an altitude of 5,000 meters to conduct missions related to electronic reconnaissance, anti-terrorism, firefighting and disaster evaluation. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store … Read more China’s new unmanned helicopter completes maiden flight in Jiangxi

Karachi plane crash survivor describes his escape

Muhammad Zubair, one of two people who survived a plane crash in Pakistan, has described his escape from the burning aircraft after a second failed attempt to land in Karachi on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid. The Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 with 99 passengers and eight crew members aboard crashed into a crowded … Read more Karachi plane crash survivor describes his escape

Bodies Pulled from Rubble After Deadly Karachi Plane Crash Kills 107

A passenger plane with 107 people on board crashed in a crowded neighborhood on the edge of the international airport near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Friday after what appeared to be an engine failure during landing. Mayor Wasim Akhtar said at least five or six houses were destroyed in the crash of … Read more Bodies Pulled from Rubble After Deadly Karachi Plane Crash Kills 107

Pakistan plane crash: smoke billows over residential area in Karachi

There are fears of mass casualties after a passenger aircraft carrying more than 100 people crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Karachi. The Pakistan International Airlines jet, carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members, was on its final approach to Karachi airport when it went down near Model Colony Subscribe to … Read more Pakistan plane crash: smoke billows over residential area in Karachi

Fear of mass casualties after fatal plane crash in Pakistan

There are fears of mass casualties after a passenger aircraft carrying more than 100 people crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Karachi. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) jet, carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members, was on its final approach to Karachi airport when it went down in a residential area … Read more Fear of mass casualties after fatal plane crash in Pakistan