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PIA update: Airline sacks 63 pilots, resumes services to UK
Air Crash Investigations

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) revealed that it has sacked 63 of its employees following a spate of safety scandals. On 22 May, an Airbus A320 operating PIA flight 8303 crashed on its way from Lahore to Karachi, killing all 97 passengers onboard. The incident sparked a subsequent investigation, which revealed 260 of 860 pilots active

USAF to tool up Reaper amid spike in drone downings

The US Air Force has unveiled several important countermeasures and strategic priorities to protect unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on deployment. The news comes on the back of an exponential jump in the number of UAVs lost in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. According to data gathered by Oxford-based NGO Drone Wars UK,

Podcast: Aerospace engineering with Burt Rutan

Aviation royalty, Burt Rutan, takes us through his life journey as one of the world’s most well-known and unique aerospace engineers.

Mission Possible: Kiwi ingenuity behind the movie industry’s best aerial cinematography

When an innovative New Zealand company develops a cutting-edge aerial camera system a stone’s throw from an airport where a helicopter operator services A-list movie productions, it offers a fortuitous match. Add to that jaw-dropping scenery of mountains, lakes, valleys, waterfalls, forests and fiords, of epic movie proportions on their doorstep, and that’s a trifecta.

Emirates to explore the future of commercial aviation at Expo 2020 Dubai

Emirates Airline plans to showcase potential future technologies such electric engines, advanced biometrics and composite materials at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Aviation students to have access to larger VET loan limit from 2020

Australia plans to increase the amount those studying aviation can borrow under the vocational education and training (VET) students loans scheme.


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