Virgin rocket carries satellites to orbit

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Virgin Orbit - not be confused with Virgin Galactic, Virgin's space tourism venture - has succeeded in putting its first satellites in space. Ten payloads in total were launched from the same rocket by Sir Richard Branson's rocket company Virgin Orbit yesterday. The rocket was carried under...

What future do airlines have? Three experts discuss

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Airlines face an unprecedented international crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) estimates that the global industry will lose US$252 billion in 2020. Many airlines are cutting up to 90% of their flight capacity. On March 1, more than two million...

Meet the School Kids that Built a Plane.

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55 pupils at a Scottish high-school have worked together to build and fly Eurofox two-seat plane. The project, supported by local aerospace company Aero Space Kinross (ASK) and Air Services Training at Perth Airport, saw students from Kinross High School (KHS) work to assemble a two-seater aircraft which...