Former Cuban Olympian Smashes SUV Into Airport Terminal
Police and airport authorities in Fort Lauderdale (FL) are
picking up the pieces after an SUV, driven by a former Olympic
medalist from Cuba, slammed into the terminal at Fort
Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Australian Opposition Says Government Has Failed To
Homeland security is just as much a hot-button topic for
politicians in Australia as it is here in the US. The Courier-Mail
newspaper in Brisbane reports Australia's Labor party accuses the
government of failing to deliver promised security upgrades on
time, putting regional airline passengers at risk.
Eighty-three people died in 2000 when an airplane crashed into
concrete barriers and construction equipment on a Taiwan runway.
Investigators concluded that the pilots had trouble extracting and
remembering information about the runway closure included in a
notice they had received before taking off.
Top US Plane-Maker Complains European Competition Is Unfairly
One of Boeing's biggest beefs when it comes to Airbus is the
government subsidies the European aerospace alliance receives. Now,
Boeing chief Harry Stonecipher says he's about to turn up the
volume in his company's protests against those subsidies.
Abbreviated Burn Leaves Satellite In Too-Low Orbit
The Sea Launch team is gathering and reviewing Telstar 18
mission data to understand the sequence of events that led to a
premature shutdown of the Sea Launch Zenit-3SL upper stage during
that mission earlier this week.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Ukranian Minister for
Industrial Development, Alexander Neustroyev have reached what
could be a milestone agreement on joint aviation ventures. Already,
it seems to be paying off.
He was a former lumberjack who left the Russian forests for a
chance to rise above it all -- literally. Cosmonaut Andrian
Nikolayev, Russia's third man in space and, for a time, holder of
the space endurance record, Nikolayev suffered a heart attack on
Saturday in Cheboksary, the capital of his native Chuvash
Autonomous Republic. He was judging the All-Russian rural sport
games when he died. Andrian Nikolayev was 74.
British University Says Aircraft Exhaust Contributing To
We're not sure if these guys grew up dreaming of becoming
railway engineers, but a couple of professors from Britain's
University of York have released a study that says the growth
of air travel will have a disastrous effect on the environment.