GENEVA: A Swiss army fighter jet went missing over the Alps Monday and is believed to have crashed, the defence ministry said, adding that a large-scale search and rescue operation had been launched.
BEIJING: China has set up a state-owned aircraft engine maker with registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.50 billion), state television said on Sunday, in the latest bid to develop home-grown, high-tech capacities to compete in international markets.
LONDON: The world’s “largest aircraft” embarked on its maiden flight on Wednesday, four days after a previous attempt was abandoned due to technical issues.
FRANKFURT: Boeing Co. could end production of the iconic 747 aircraft as the world’s biggest plane maker fights falling orders and pricing pressure on the plane, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
BEIJING: China has completed production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft after seven years of work, which it plans to use to perform marine rescue missions and fight forest fires, the Xinhua news agency reported.
NEW DELHI: Indian ships and aircraft searched on Saturday for an air force plane that went missing over the Bay of Bengal with 29 people on board the previous day, with no indication what happened to the aircraft or sign of wreckage, the defence ministry said.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey has agreed to boost bilateral relations and defence production cooperation between the two countries.
BERLIN: Dwarfed by huge jets all around, the mini-plane Thor was nonetheless an eye-catcher at the Berlin air show this week — the small Airbus marvel is the world’s first 3D-printed aircraft.
BERLIN: Aviation giant Airbus’ boss Tom Enders went for a spin Friday on the group’s latest innovation — a 3-D printed motorcycle, which the company touts as the world’s first.
LARNACA, CYPRUS: The suspected hijacker of an EgyptAir airliner surrendered to authorities on Tuesday, Cyprus’s state broadcaster said, according to Reuters.