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Here’s How China’s Homegrown C919 Plane Could Gobble Up 20% Market Share Of Boeing And Airbus

Flying for the first time outside mainland China, state-owned planemaker COMAC proudly showed off its C919 and ARJ21 commercial aeroplanes at the Singapore Airshow – held between Feb 20 to 25. The Chinese homegrown planes raised eyebrows and caught the attention of thousands of audience at a time when two largest plane manufacturers – Boeing […]

... written on Feb 24 2024

Designed By Clowns, Supervised By Monkeys – Boeing 737’s Door Panel That Blew Off Did Not Have Bolts

One of Boeing’s selling points – or rather marketing gimmicks – in selling its 737 MAX jetliner was that pilots certified for an earlier generation of 737 jets only needed a short computer course to fly its fourth generation plane. That helped Boeing made tonnes of money as MAX quickly became its best-selling airplanes – […]

... written on Feb 07 2024

Cursed & Grounded – How “Luck” Saved 171 Passengers After Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9’s Exit Door Detached

An order to ground Boeing Max 9 aircrafts was issued by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) on Saturday (Jan 6, 2024) to facilitate inspections. The emergency airworthiness directive came just a day after an emergency door “plug” was blown away on the Alaska Airlines Flight 1282, forcing it to return to Portland shortly after taking […]

... written on Jan 08 2024

Mysterious Runway On Triton Island – China Could Be Preparing Drone War With The U.S. And Allies

Military analysts aren’t sure the real purpose of what appears to be a new airstrip on one of the islands China controls in the highly contested South China Sea. The runway, which saw its construction in just a few weeks since the last satellite images were captured, is about 600 metres (2,000 feet) long – […]

... written on Aug 18 2023

How Corrupt Immigration Solicited RM18,000 From Chinese Tourists – China Warns Malaysia To Protect Its Citizens

Everyone knows that Immigration Department of Malaysia is one of the most corrupted institutions in the country. Arguably, the corruption started to spread like wildfire during former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s 22 years iron-fist rule (from 1981 to 2003). Today, every single institution is still infected, even after 20 years since Mahathir’s retirement.   But […]

... written on Jul 01 2023

U.S. Reaper Drone Down – Russia Shows How The $30 Million Deadly Drone Could Be Easily Defeated Without Firing A Shot

Costing US$32 million a pop, the U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone can be armed with a variety of weaponry, including up to eight laser-guided Air-to-Ground Missile-114 Hellfire. Also known as “Predator B”, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can loiter at up to 50,000 feet for more than 27 hours, gathering intelligence with sophisticated cameras, […]

... written on Mar 16 2023

Forget Aliens & UFOs – They Might Have Been Sent By Biden To Distract Domestic Economic Problems And Scandals

First, there was the so-called Chinese spy balloon, which China insisted was just a civilian weather balloon that had blown off course. President Joe Biden, who initially refused to do anything, had to give orders to shoot it down on Feb 4 after being mocked and ridiculed by fellow Democrats and Republican as a weak […]

... written on Feb 15 2023

Damn If You Shoot, Damn If You Don’t Shoot – The Shooting Of “Second Object” Raises More Questions Over Spy Balloon

Days after shooting down of a high altitude Chinese surveillance balloon off the coast of South Carolina, the U.S. military had scrambled an F-22 fighter jet to shoot down a second “high altitude object” in American airspace – this time off the coast of Alaska on Friday (Feb 10). It is called an object because […]

... written on Feb 11 2023

$40 Billion And Burning – Why U.S. Is Struggling To Orbit The Moon When It Had No Problem Landing In 1969

Artemis I mission to orbit the moon has failed again. For the second time this week, NASA was forced to cancel the launch on Saturday (Sept 3) after another fuel leak. The rocket was supposed to go off on Monday, but was postponed to Saturay due to liquid hydrogen leaks. NASA engineers had tried to […]

... written on Sep 04 2022

Pelosi Visit To Taiwan A Headache For Biden – U.S. Worried China Could Impose No-Fly Zone & Shoot Down Her Plane

Biden currently has enough on his plate. From high gas price to inflation and from record low approval rating to losing the Ukraine war, the president has no appetite for more problems. The last thing the Commander-in-Chief wants is another big war. Heck, the U.S. is reluctant to fight even a war with Russia, let […]

... written on Jul 25 2022









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