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  1. Model fans flying high

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Chan Sichuan model aircraft enthusiasts shared their skills this month at the Aviation Culture Day, organised by the Chengdu University of Information Technology. More than 10 teams from universities and higher education institutes in the province impressed onlookers with their models' intricate radio-controlled manoeuvres. Organised by the China Aviation Association, ...

  2. 'Perfect' student showed she has nerves of steel

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as unexpected storms and serious icing on the wings of her aircraft. At the time she was only 24, a recent graduate from a four-year training programme at the air force's First Aviation Preparatory ...

  3. Too much spending has distorted our education system

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on flights, putting to work their deep understanding of English literature with such poetry as, 'Please remain seated, with your seat belts fastened, until the aircraft has come to a full ...

  4. Reaching out to forgotten children

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and their environment. For example, when they sit outside for class and learn the word for plane, few look up or cheer like their teacher and parents at the aircraft passing overhead. The kindergarten gate ...

  5. Science is for everyone

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and nuclear radiation to fashion and the lifting force of an aircraft. The group consisted of mostly science and engineering students. They attended this master class to learn how to perfect ...

  6. Small wonders

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... planes. Like most good hobbies, it started in his youth, when he made model aircraft from plastic kits bought from toy stores. He spent hours assembling the models and then meticulously decorating ... created hundreds of little aircraft models, some as small as a 10-cent coin, and has constantly been urged by his family to 'do something' with his collection. His sister, Yvonne Cheng ...

  7. Pandas of peace after basket-brawl match

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power, a book written by one of the scholars, Yan Xuetong, when leaving the aircraft in Chengdu. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the launch of new business class seats for long-haul flights, and about 50 aircraft will be installed with the new product progressively by early 2013. We have not made any announcement about our ...

  9. school news

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... saw the instrument panel and aircraft controls through the eyes of a pilot as the aircraft approached an airport runway. The training area for ground staff was fascinating. It is a mock-up ...

  10. Can the US stay on top?

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... its 20 world-beating fields, including nanotechnology, biotechnology and new drugs, high-end generic microchips and aircraft. But the US advantage is being eroded, as even Segal ...




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