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Pilot killed after two Eurofighter jets collide in mid-air

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A pilot has been killed after two Eurofighter warplanes collided in mid-air and crashed in Germany. A second pilot managed to parachute to safety before the German air force jets crashed near the Laage military base in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Monday. Both pilots had ejected from their aircraft, according to a third Read More

Two Eurofighter jets crash after mid-air collision

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Two Eurofighter warplanes have collided in mid-air and crashed in Germany – with both pilots managing to use their ejector seats. The German air force confirmed its jets crashed near the Laage military base in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. “Together with a third Eurofighter they were flying an Air Combat Mission,” the German force Read More

Indian hero pilot’s facial hair must be declared ‘national mustache’ – Congress leader

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Viral sensation and national hero, Indian Air Force (AIF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, is back in the headlines after the leader of the Indian National Congress called for his facial hair to be declared the ‘national mustache.’ “Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman should be awarded and his moustache should be made ‘national moustache,’” Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, leader Read More

Explainer: What’s behind Japan’s support of whaling?

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan has for decades been steadfastly defiant about hunting whales despite widespread anger, including from key allies like the United States. FILE PHOTO : Captured short-finned pilot whales are seen on the deck of a whaling ship at Taiji Port in Japan’s oldest whaling village of Taiji, 420 km (260 miles) southwest Read More

Senior captain at India’s state airline suspended after shoplifting in Sydney airport

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The duty-free shops at Sydney Airport happened to be too big a temptation for a top manager and captain with Air India, who was caught shoplifting there. Even more surprising was his choice of loot, which may now cost him his job. Captain Rohit Bhasin, who is also Air India’s regional director, couldn’t resist picking Read More

Pemex to produce 2.6 million b/d based on asset-led exploration and EOR: company official

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Highlights Pemex plans steam, water, CO2 and air EOR pilot projects Will continue efforts to evaluate Mexico’s subsalt potential Will restart shale and deepwater appraisal efforts in four years Mexico CIty — Mexico’s Pemex plans to book as reserves more than 20 billion boe via exploration and increased recovery factors, allowing it to achieve its Read More

‘We had nobody in the drone’: Trump’s explanation of UAV mechanics baffles observers

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Donald Trump backtracked a bit on his hostile rhetoric toward Iran: when he said they “made a big mistake” he more meant they shot down the drone “by mistake.” He then baffled the press saying at least no one was “in the drone.”  While Trump might have simply been emphasizing that no one was actually Read More

Oil discoveries at Jorvik and Tellus East exploration wells 

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Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has made two oil discoveries in exploration wells 16/1-31 S (Jorvik) and 16/1-31 A (Tellus East) on the eastern edge of the Edvard Grieg field in PL338 on the Utsira High. Highlights Oil and gas discoveries Read More

‘Sully’ Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service. Sullenberger, who has blasted Boeing Co and the Read More