Monday, June 18, 2018

Aviation

Aviation
Italian designer Alberta Ferretti poses with Alitalia airline crew during the official presentation of Alitalia's new Alberta Ferretti-designed uniforms in Milan

Alitalia Staff Get New Designer Uniforms despite Uncertain Future

MILAN (Reuters) Despite a cloud over its future, Alitalia is decking out its flight attendants in sleek new uniforms designed by Alberta Ferretti featuring the...
Drilling and filling robot "Luise" is seen in a new A320 production line at the Airbus plant in Hamburg

Robots Luise, Renate Join Airbus A320 Production Line in Hamburg

HAMBURG (Reuters) European planemaker Airbus inaugurated a new production line for its best-selling A320 jet with robots Luise and Renate joining human workers as it...
A Qantas plane A380 takes off from Kingsford Smith International airport in Sydney

Australian Qantas A380 Gets Rare ‘Jolt’ from Wake Turbulence

By Jamie Freed (Reuters) Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday one of its Airbus SE A380 jets had experienced a rare "jolt" from wake...
Pope Francis receives an astronaut suit from Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli during a private meeting with crew members of the ISS 53 space mission at the Vatican

Astronauts Give Pope Personalised Space Suit, Add White Cape

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Astronauts from the International Space Station gave Pope Francis his own blue jump suit on Friday but to distinguish him from...
Siemens investigates fatal electric aircraft crash in Hungary

OMG! Fatal Electric Aircraft Crash in Hungary – Siemens Investigates

ZURICH (Reuters) Experts from Siemens are helping Hungarian authorities with their investigation after an experimental aircraft powered by one of the German company's electric...
A sign at a downtown city park informs people the area is a no drone zone

U.S. Officials Warn Congress on Risks of Drones, Seek New Powers

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Trump administration urged Congress on Wednesday to give it new powers to disable or destroy threatening drones, according to...
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