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

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

PS5 Conference Coming Soon? – IGN Daily Fix

In today’s IGN Daily Fix, Akeem Lawanson talks about the potential of an upcoming PS5 Conference that might announce a strong lineup of PS5 games. Could these PS5 announcements be the first substantial information on the next-gen system to bubble up since Sony revealed the new PS5 dualshock controller design and the Epic Games unveiling … Read more PS5 Conference Coming Soon? – IGN Daily Fix

Chinese cities turn to innovation as engine for development

China’s journey to claim the title of the world’s second-largest economy has relied on low-level industries and manufacturing. Going forward, innovation will take the lead. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: … Read more Chinese cities turn to innovation as engine for development

Cuomo Says New York Will Speed Up Work on Penn Station and LaGuardia Airport

May.26 — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said his administration will now focus on reopening its economic engine, New York City, the only state region still on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Cuomo says now is the time to build and the state will speed up work on rebuilding Penn Station and LaGuardia Airport.

Bicycle Sales Surge With Americans Eager to Get Moving Again

Bike shops across the nation are seeing a spike in demand. With gyms closed, some consumers switched to bikes for exercise and stress relief. Parents were hoping their kids — staying home from school — would burn up their pent-up energy. As America slowly reopens, commuters are turning to bicycles to stay away from crowds … Read more Bicycle Sales Surge With Americans Eager to Get Moving Again

Winter tourism is a new growth engine in NE China

Chinese political advisers took questions from the media during the second Members’ Corridor on day four of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on May 24. Yang Andi, director of the Jilin Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, said that while tourism development in northeastern China has always been … Read more Winter tourism is a new growth engine in NE China

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

Pakistan plane crash: Dozens dead as jet hits densely-populated area of Karachi

A Pakistani passenger plane with almost 100 people on board has crashed in a residential area of Karachi – with reports of many casualties on the ground. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The jet was coming in to land at Karachi airport when it went down – reportedly after describing an engine fault. Officials say at least one … Read more Pakistan plane crash: Dozens dead as jet hits densely-populated area of Karachi

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

Bus ON FIRE cruises through the streets of St. Petersburg

Public transport can – literally – be quite the hot ride, a freak video from Russia’s ‘northern capital’ proves, as an empty passenger bus was spotted cruising through its streets with the engine engulfed in flames. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/ahec 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 … Read more Bus ON FIRE cruises through the streets of St. Petersburg

Virus Sidelines A380 Superjet, the Biggest Plane in the Skies

Airbus’ A380 superjumbo is proving to be too big to survive in many airline fleets after the coronavirus. The pandemic has already grounded planes and brought air-travel almost to a standstill. Now airlines are making strategic decisions which could hasten the demise of the world’s largest commercial jetliner. Air France-KLM said Wednesday it will book … Read more Virus Sidelines A380 Superjet, the Biggest Plane in the Skies

Covid-19 – Aerospace in crisis: Engine maker Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs

Engine maker Rolls-Royce is to cut 9,000 jobs as it prepares for disruption to the aviation industry caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to last for several years. FRANCE 24’s Stephen Carroll tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com … Read more Covid-19 – Aerospace in crisis: Engine maker Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs

Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs

The engine maker said the coronavirus crisis was having a big impact on its business due to the collapse in air travel. But CEO Warren East would not say how many UK jobs would go. Rolls-Royce employs about 16,000 staff in its civil aerospace unit in the UK – most of them in Derby. There … Read more Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs

Rolls-Royce CEO Says It Will Be `Several Years’ Before Demand Recovers

May.20 — Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Warren East’s five-year bid to revive earnings has been shattered by the coronavirus as the U.K. jet-engine-maker moves to scrap 9,000 jobs and considers closing sites. “Consensus in the industry is that it’s going to take several years for demand to return to the sorts of levels … Read more Rolls-Royce CEO Says It Will Be `Several Years’ Before Demand Recovers