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China Retaliates – Sanctions Slapped On Boeing, Raytheon & Lockheed Over $1.8 Billion Arms Sales To Taiwan

China has decided to impose unspecified sanctions on three American defence contractors – Boeing, Raytheon Technologies and Lockheed Martin. The sanction was taken after the U.S. State Department approved US$1.8 billion in arms sales to Taiwan last week. Also targeted in the sanction included “the US individuals and entities who played an egregious role”.   […]

... written on Oct 28 2020

Committee Final Report – Boeing & FAA Responsible For Hiding Design Flaws In 737 MAX That Killed 346 People

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday has released its final report after an 18-month investigation into Boeing 737 MAX deadly crashes – which killed 346 people in two accidents between 2018 and 2019. The 238-page report from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has basically confirmed what the public suspected – Boeing and […]

... written on Sep 17 2020

Leaked Proposal For “Project XX6” – China Plans To Build A New Type Of Assault Aircraft Carrier

For decades, the United States has been the dominant maritime force. They still are today, but is fast losing its dominance. In terms of number of warships, China had already hit a fleet of 335 ships in 2019, more than U.S. Navy’s entire fleet of 293 ships. However, America’s fleet is much larger on a […]

... written on Jul 27 2020

Iran’s Trouble Has Just Begun – Why It Finally Admits “Unintentionally” Shot Down Civilian Ukrainian Plane

After insisting for days that a Boeing 737-800 – Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 – crashed due to engine problems, Iran finally admitted on Saturday (Jan 11) that it was its own military that had accidentally shot down the civilian jetliner. Iranian officials had initially denied claims by the U.S., Britain and Canada that the jet […]

... written on Jan 12 2020

When Can Boeing 737 MAX Fly Again? – It Could Take Another Year, If There Isn’t New Tragedy

Since the double crashes involving its bestselling 737 MAX, Boeing has fumbled its response, treating the disasters which killed 346 lives more like typical accidents. As the company continues to struggle to regain the trust of regulators, customers and the public, Boeing has just fired its CEO – Dennis Muilenburg. Boeing said a change in […]

... written on Dec 24 2019

FAA Calculated Boeing 737 MAX Could Crash 15 Times & Kill More Than 3,000 People – But Allowed It To Keep Flying

After Indonesian budget airline Lion Air Flight 610 crashed on Oct 29, 2018, killing 189 people, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) scrambled to investigate. The air safety regulator did nothing until a second crash involving Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on Mar 10, 2019, killing all 157 people on board, including passengers from 35 nations. By […]

... written on Dec 13 2019

The U.S. Downgrades Malaysia Air Safety Rating – Here’s Why It’s More Damaging Than You Thought

Malaysia has now joined the likes of Bangladesh, Ghana, Costa Rica and neighbour Thailand after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) unexpectedly downgraded the country’s air safety rating to Category-2. Effectively, airlines from the Southeast Asian nation are not allowed to add new flights to the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. […]

... written on Nov 12 2019

Report Reveals 9 Factors That Contributed To Lion Air Crash, Including 31 Pages “Disappeared” From Maintenance Logs

Indonesia has revealed the final report on the crash of a Lion Air 737 Max jet in October 2018 that killed all 189 people on board. It crashed into the Java Sea 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia. About five months after the crash, another 737 Max jet crashed just 6 minutes after […]

... written on Oct 26 2019

Singapore Shows Off Flying Volocopter – But German Lilium Proves It’s A Reality To Fly In A Taxi For $70

Flying cars or taxis for urban and other short-distance travels is possible. Airborne vehicles as replacement for conventional automobiles, however, are still years away from reality. So if someone tells you that flying vehicles are commercially available at the end of the year, take such idiotic statement with a pinch of salt. Issues such as […]

... written on Oct 23 2019

600,000 Tourists Stranded!! – How Did 178-Year-Old British Tour Operator Thomas Cook Suddenly Collapse

On Sunday night (Sept 22), Thomas Cook suddenly collapsed, leaving 600,000 tourists stranded abroad and putting 21,000 jobs at risk. The 178-year-old British tour operator has issued a statement on Monday (Sept 23), saying that its board “concluded that it had no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” […]

... written on Sep 24 2019









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