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Union enraged as Menzies Aviation announces redundancies

Global airline logistics company Menzies Aviation has announced over 300 workers in Scotland have been put on notice for imminent…

News Flash: Air tanker lost in NSW

AUSTRALIA: A large air tanker has crashed while performing routine firefighting operations in New South Wales, with the loss of all three crew members.

Good Kit – Delta Force

This watch keeps a whole lot more than time

King Stallion heavy transport helicopter completes inflight refuelling tests

The CH-53K King Stallion heavy transport helicopter has successfully completed several inflight refuelling tests with a United States Marine Corp…

MAXED OUT – Fate may define the difference between being first and being best

There was a time when being first into the market with the latest jet from Boeing or Airbus was a winning formula for progressive airlines. Over the past few years, however, being a prime mover has become a risky and highly costly business as repeated operational glitches plague some of the newest models.

Comment: A new flapping drone can take off, hover and swoop like a bird

In this crossposting from The Conversation, the University of South Australia’s Javaan Chahl explains why ornithopters are a trend taking off…

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