In 1903, Ohio’s Orville and Wilbur Wright successfully flew a motor-powered, heavier-than-air craft across the dunes of Kitty Hawk. It wasn’t long after the first flight that their home state’s flagship university followed them into the sky. 452 more words
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In some of the previous stories on this blog we have seen that EK cabin crew work in inhumane conditions, but this e-mail I’ve got from one former member of EK cabin crew shows how Emirates’ flight attendants don’t even have a meal break on their flights. 484 more words
Police say a small plane was attempting to land at a northern Virginia airport when it crashed and burst into flames.
State Police Spokeswoman Corinne Geller said in an email that the private aircraft came to the end of the runway on Friday and then pulled back up. 94 more words
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An Emirates airline plane has crash landed at Dubai Airport after reportedly catching fire in mid-air.
The Dubai government confirmed the Boeing 777-300 jet crash-landed at the airport shortly after 1pm local time (9am UK time) with 300 passengers and crew on board.
Take a long enough drive down any interstate and you’re sure to see highway overpasses with crumbling concrete and bridges with corroded steel supports, signs of our nation’s weakening infrastructure. 657 more words