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Streets ahead of Magaluf! How Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan fell in love with 'the real Majorca' in the town of Pollensa A former custard factory, a concrete tower block and a BOG in Birmingham: Britain's most inspiring hidden 'urban gems' revealed Is this the best delay ever? Hundreds of passengers stranded in Hawaii for three days due to ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Are these the ultimate hotel rooms with a view?
Streets ahead of Magaluf! How Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan fell in love with 'the real Majorca' in the town of Pollensa From the Italian hotel only accessible by cable car, to a Boeing 727 in the canopy of the Costa Rican rainforest ... are these ultimate rooms with a view? 'I could have bought champagne!': Outrage as five-star London ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Experts begin 'difficult' Air Algerie crash probe
Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Air Algeria-Operated Plane Disappears en Route to Algiers
An Air Algeria-operated MD83 carrying 116 passengers and crew disappeared en route from Burkina Faso in Africa to Algiers, the aircraft's owner said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Here's What It Will Take to 3-D Print Replacement Rocket Parts in Space
Two people monitoring the performance of extruders inside the Made In Space experiment box during a microgravity portion of flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 from the Zero G Corporation.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
National Public Radio
A Brief History Of Civilian Planes That Have Been Shot Down
The U.S. Navy shot down the civilian plane in the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 on board, after mistaking it for an Iranian war plane.
List of civilian planes shot down
As soon as Malaysia Airlines confirmed it lost contact Thursday with Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, at least one Ukrainian official said the plane had been shot down.
Stars and Stripes
Some past attacks on civilian airliners
Allegations that Malaysian flight MH17, which crashed Thursday near the tense Russian-Ukraine border, was shot down by a ground-to-air missile serves as a grim reminder of risks - rare as they may be - to civilian airliners flying over or near conflict zones.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Plane Hit By Rocket At Tripoli Airport
A Boeing 727 has been hit by a rocket that was supposedly aimed for the control tower at Tripoli airport.
'Miracle Baby of Pan Am Flight 759' is a mom herself now
Thirty-two years ago, "Miracle Baby" Melissa "Missy" Trahan survived when Pan Am Flight 759 crashed into her Kenner neighborhood.
Has anyone ever opened the door midflight?
The first such incident occurred in the USA in 1971. A passenger flying under the name Dan Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727, extorted a US$200,000 ransom and ordered the pilot to fly at less than10,000 feet and just above stall speed.
Too early for Bombardier to celebrate
Two events in the past year at a cargo airport near Montreal could prove decisive to the success or failure of Bombardier's CSeries jet.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
On This Day in Aviation History
It is the only time that MAC-ship-based aircraft sink a submarine. 1961 - Death of Leonard Thomas Eaton "Taps" Taplin, Australian World War I flying ace, aviation pioneer and commercial pilot; Taps also pioneered the use of aerial photography for cartography.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Scotland's The Pineapple Is One Of The Craziest Looking Vacation Homes You'll Ever See
Okay, fine. Not really. But this pineapple-adorned home is definitely reminiscent of the cartoon character's under-the-sea abode, don't ya think? Located in Falkirk, Scotland, " The Pineapple " is an eccentric summer home built in the 18th century by John Murray, Fourth Earl of Dunmore... aka Lord Dunmore.
Air & Space
Sick in Space- page 2
Poor Gherman Titov, the second human in orbit. By the time the Soviets flew him in August 1961, Yuri Gagarin had grabbed the glory four months earlier.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
NASA approves Space Launch System, the most powerful rocket ever, for deep-space travel
Space Launch System, a NASA rocket designed by Boeing that will be intended for deep-space exploration to near-Earth asteroids, the moon and even Mars, is depicted in this rendering.