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Jun 28, 2014
US defence personnel confirms it's flying armed aircraft over IraqThe Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence.
Jun 08, 2014
For Oregon man, a Boeing 727 in the woods is just plane homeHILLSBORO Ore. (Reuters) - Deep in the Oregon woods and rolling hills outside the Portland suburbs, where orchards dot the landscape, a Boeing 727 appears to have landed at the top of a steep dirt driveway encircled by towering pines. For Bruce Campbell, it is home. Complete with wings, and landing gear resting on pillars, it is where Campbell spends six months of the year
May 28, 2014
Malaysia, UK firm release satellite data on missing MH370 flightKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's government and British satellite firm Inmarsat on Tuesday released data used to determine the path of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, responding to a clamour from passengers' relatives for greater transparency. The data from satellite communications with the plane, which runs to 47 pages in a report prepared by Inmarsat, features hourly "handshakes" - or network log-on confirmations - after the aircraft disappeared from civilian radar screens on March 8. Families of passengers are hoping that opening up the data to analysis by a wider range of experts can help verify the plane's last location, nearly three months after the Boeing 777 with 239 passengers and crew disappeared.
May 02, 2014
Malaysia set to release initial report into MH370 disappearanceKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is expected to release a report on Thursday on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane that it has sent to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN body that governs global aviation.
May 01, 2014
Malaysia recommends introduction of real-time aircraft trackingKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's Transport Ministry is recommending that the International Civil Aviation Organization, the U.N. body that oversees global aviation, examines the safety benefits of introducing a standard for real-time tracking of commercial air transport aircraft.
Apr 11, 2014
Aircraft suppliers woo with new tech in a tablet-toting worldArray
Apr 05, 2014
Chinese ship hunting for missing Malaysia jet detects "ping"KUALA LUMPUR/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - A Chinese patrol ship hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner detected a pulse signal in the south Indian Ocean on Saturday, the state news agency Xinhua reported, in a possible indicator of the underwater beacon from a plane's "black box".
Mar 30, 2014
Long search looms for Malaysia jet, families renew protestsHMAS STIRLING NAVAL BASE, Australia/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - T he search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 ( MASM.KL ) could take years, U.S. Navy officials suggested on Sunday, as search and rescue officials raced to locate the plane's black box recorder days before its batteries are set to die.
Mar 29, 2014
Fresh objects seen in new Malaysia jet search areaPERTH/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Fresh objects spotted by planes searching for a missing Malaysian passenger jet in a new area of the southern Indian Ocean have again raised hopes of unravelling the three-week old mystery.
Mar 26, 2014
Chinese families clash with police, slam Malaysia over lost planeBEIJING/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Dozens of distraught relatives of passengers on a lost Malaysian jetliner clashed with police in Beijing on Tuesday, accusing Malaysia of "delays and deception" a day after it confirmed the plane crashed in remote seas off Australia. About 20 to 30 protesters threw water bottles at the Malaysian embassy and tried to storm the building, demanding to meet the ambassador, witnesses said