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  1. News - World - AVIATION

    Florida regional airliner's near-miss with drone prompts FAA warning

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York US regulator warns of growing danger as remote-control planes become more popular Passenger aircraft in near-miss with drone A passenger jet almost collided with a drone above Florida earlier this year, highlighting the dangers posed by a growth in popularity of remote-control aircraft, the US air safety regulator said. The pilot reported seeing a small, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1509205/florida-regional-airliners-near-miss-drone-prompts-faa-warning
  2. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways faces strike threat over junior cabin crew pay

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:09pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London BA faces strike threat over junior crew pay British Airways is facing the threat of renewed strikes after cabin crew said they were prepared to take industrial ... voted said they would go on strike. About a third of the eligible crew voted in the ballot, taken to gauge feeling in a fleet that unionised rapidly in 2012. The mixed fleet is a predominantly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539045/british-airways-faces-strike-threat-over-junior-cabin-crew-pay
  3. News - World - AVIATION

    Stakes high at Farnborough air show as Airbus chases A350 orders

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AGENCIES

    ... project in US history. There will also be drones, which have a reputation as military aircraft that kill people. But manufacturers are hoping they can project a new image, promoting an array ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553431/stakes-high-no1-air-show-airbus-chases-a350-orders-f-35-fighter-set-debut
  4. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong drone pilot's fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by AFP, DANNY LEE

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington and Danny Lee US agency to appeal after drone fine dropped The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to appeal after a judge threw out a fine against Hong Kong-based Raphael Pirker for operating a drone while filming a commercial in 2011. Pirker was fined US$10,000 and the court decision could open up the United States' skies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443947/hong-kong-drone-pilots-fine-dropped-us-authorities-plan-appeal
  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Malaysia Airlines passenger jet ‘shot down’ over Ukraine

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:34am by AGENCIES

    ... On Wednesday evening, a Ukrainian fighter jet was shot down by an air-to-air missile from a Russian plane, Ukrainian authorities said yesterday. It is the second tragedy to strike a Malaysia Airlines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1555944/malaysia-airlines-passenger-jet-shot-down-over-ukraine
  6. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Search for missing flight MH370 to focus on new area of Indian Ocean

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:48pm by AP

    ... south of where a remote-controlled underwater drone scoured 850 square kilometres of seabed in the first fruitless search that ended last month. That search area was defined by acoustic signals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536857/mh370-search-zone-relocate-south
  7. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways to offer Slow TV on flights out of Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... to strikes. British Airways was preparing for renewed strikes by member of the so-called mixed fleet- a class of crew of inferior pay- after their pay claims were rebuffed. And in France, the country's civil aviation body urged airlines to cut flights by up to 20 per cent in Paris and some other cities due to an air controllers' strike. The six-day strike called by a leading trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539281/british-airways-offer-slow-tv-flights-out-hong-kong
  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Six US states to host test sites for drones

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:01pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas Privacy advocates fear 'surveillance state' if commercial use of unmanned aircraft is not regulated Drone sites cleared for takeoff Six US states have been named to develop test sites for drones- a critical next step for the burgeoning industry that could one day produce thousands of unmanned aircraft for use by businesses, farmers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1394121/six-us-states-host-test-sites-drones
  9. News - World - AVIATION

    Britain's Taranis military drone in successful test flights

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Test-flight success for Britain's Taranis drone An unmanned drone said to be the most technologically advanced aircraft built in Britain has made its ... the speed and altitude capabilities of the Taranis, but revealed it flew at least "twice as fast" as any other drone he had operated. It is reported to fly faster than the speed of sound, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422143/britains-taranis-military-drone-successful-test-flights
  10. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Hong Kong-based man's legal battle may hold key to future of drones

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 02:31pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong-based businessman is taking on the US aviation authority over 'outdated' rules governing unmanned drone aircraft Legal battle key to future of drones A Hong Kong-based businessman embroiled in a landmark legal tussle for falling foul of American aviation laws says global regulations for operating unmanned model airplane-sized drones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1359313/drone-pilot-contests-faa-fine-landmark-case

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