Airplanes

Did you know? Travelling by air causes infectious diseases to spread faster - Read

Did you know? Travelling by air causes infectious diseases to spread faster - Read

Researchers explain the boarding techniques that need reviewing and recommend a potential solution.

Aug 08, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Foreign-registered airplanes to soon fly without Indian registration

Foreign-registered airplanes to soon fly without Indian registration

Passengers might soon be flying on foreign-registered aircraft operated by Indian firms with the government planning to do away with certain decades-old requirements to further improve the ease of doing business.

Oct 16, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Terrorists may attack flights on 15th August

Terrorists plan to hijack Delhi-Lahore airplane on Independence Day, according to sources; may use para-gliders to infiltrate.

Aug 14, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Two airliners fly within 100 feet of drone above New York

Two airplanes flying near one of America's busiest airports each came within 100 feet of a drone on Friday, according to audio from each flight's radio calls.

Aug 02, 2015, 15:48 PM IST
Bomb-proof lining prevents bomb explosion in airplanes

Bomb-proof lining prevents bomb explosion in airplanes

A novel bomb-proof lining has successfully contained blasts in a series of controlled explosions in the luggage hold of a Boeing 747 and an Airbus 321.

Jul 27, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

The jumbo jet faces a make or break year at Boeing, Airbus

The slump in sales of the jets has raised questions over how long manufacturers can sustain production. It has also fueled internal debate in both companies over the future of the planes, sources said.

Apr 16, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

New method to help reduce bird-aircraft collisions

Scientists have found that customisation of aircraft and runway lights to birds' visual systems can reduce costly bird-aircraft collisions.

Apr 13, 2015, 18:44 PM IST

Unfazed Civil Aviation Minister says his frisking exemption no threat to security

A day after his "lighter and matchbox" remarks created controversy, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapthy Raju today remained unfazed, saying his exemption from frisking at airports should not be taken as a threat to security.

Apr 08, 2015, 18:38 PM IST
Civil Aviation Minister brags about carrying match boxes in planes

Civil Aviation Minister brags about carrying match boxes in planes

Ashok Gajapati Raju on Tuesday sparked a controversy by admitting that he carried match boxes in airplanes, without them being confiscated, after he became the Union Civil Aviation Minister.

Apr 07, 2015, 15:47 PM IST
Now, Google to let us know if aircraft can provide data while in cruise mode

Now, Google to let us know if aircraft can provide data while in cruise mode

American conglomerate Google has started a new service that will let us find out before we fly if our airplane will provide us with data as we cruise through the skies.

Mar 16, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

DNA: Increasing eve-teasing menace force girls to quit school in Allahabad

A school girl raped by bus driver. DNA analyses Prime Minister Narendra Modi's selection of Cabinet Ministers.

Nov 11, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

Air India evaluating leasing fuel-efficient airplanes

Aiming at taking growing competition head-on, Air India is evaluating leasing fuel- efficient airplanes like Airbus A-320 neos for itself and Boeing 737 Max for its subsidiary Air India Express over the next three to six years.

Oct 26, 2014, 11:04 AM IST
'Bigg Boss 8' inspired by 'Big Brother 15'?

'Bigg Boss 8' inspired by 'Big Brother 15'?

Zee Media Bureau/Parul Sabherwal

Sep 01, 2014, 17:47 PM IST

Now, mantis shrimp inspired materials that are tougher than airplanes

Researchers have developed a design structure for composite materials which is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in airplanes.

Apr 23, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

World`s first ever photonic radar unveiled at Pisa Airport

Scientists have unveiled world`s first photonics-based coherent radar system that could send live cockpit video and pinpoint a plane`s precise location.

Mar 21, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

US shelves plan to allow knives inside planes

A federal agency responsible for the security of airports in United States has announced to shelve its plan to allow small knives inside a plane.

Jun 06, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

Eruption at Chile volcano beginning to weaken

Scientists warned that ash likely would keep spewing out for at least several more days.

Jun 09, 2011, 09:50 AM IST

Airplanes that look like birds!

Airplanes may soon start looking like birds as scientists are pondering over re-designing the current airplanes to make them more fuel-efficient.

Nov 22, 2010, 21:33 PM IST

This year, more planes get fog-fit: The Times of India

This winter, interminable waits at the airport for fog to lift may be a thing of the past.

Nov 21, 2009, 09:50 AM IST