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‘It’s thrilling, exciting and terrifying’: NASA prepares for first helicopter flight on Mars

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Ingenuity hitched a ride to Mars nestled under the belly of the Perseverance rover, which landed on the Red Planet in February. The helicopter, which will only work for 31 days and can fly for 90 seconds max, is intended......

Want to book a private flight? There’s an app for that

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gone are the days when booking a private jet required a long conversation on the phone. Now, mobile apps let flyers book charter flights in a matter of minutes. Major players in private aviation, as well as emerging competitors, now......

Blue Angels’ first female pilot takes flight

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Blue Angels’ first female pilot takes flight – CBS News Watch CBSN Live When military aviation buffs pack into the Marine Corps Beaufort Air Show in South Carolina, they’ll be wowed by the Navy’s Blue Angels. But a new......

Clarkson: Jazz players on flight feared ‘the end’

ESPN
Members of the Utah Jazz feared for their lives after the team’s charter plane collided with a flock of birds shortly after takeoff Tuesday, causing an engine fire and failure and forcing an emergency landing. “For a good 10 or 15 minutes, I think all of us on that flight......

Watch SpaceX attempt to launch and land Starship rocket SN11, its second prototype flight this month

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here [This livestream is expected to begin shortly. Please refresh the page if you do not see the video player above.] Elon Musk’s SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its next-generation Starship rocket on Tuesday, in the second high-altitude......

Plane takes off with just two passengers

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Plane takes off with just two passengers – CBS News Watch CBSN Live After hours of delays, a New York-bound Delta flight takes off with just two passengers. CBSN’s Elaine Quijano and Michelle Miller show us how one of......

Get Ready for the First Flight of NASA’s Mars Helicopter

New York Times
Before heading off to search for signs of long ago Martian microbes, NASA’s Perseverance rover will first undertake what may be the most technologically exciting part of its mission: flying a helicopter. Packed under the belly of Perseverance, a car-size robotic vehicle that landed on Mars last month, is Ingenuity,......

JetBlue is calling flight attendants back to work to handle increase in travel demand

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 passenger aircraft landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Nik Oiko | LightRocket | Getty Images JetBlue Airways told flight attendants who took leaves of absence this spring that they would be......

Spirit Airlines kicks four-year-old boy with autism off flight for not wearing mask

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here An Arkansas woman says Spirit Airlines kicked her son and husband off a flight Monday because the four year old, who’s non-verbal with autism, wasn’t wearing a mask. Callie Kimball told CBS Little Rock affiliate KTVH-TV Carter Kimball “had......

England removes Portugal from travel red-list, lifts flight ban

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: People queue to enter terminal 2, as tighter rules for international travellers start, at Heathrow Airport, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, London, Britain, January 18, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Portugal has been removed from England’s travel red-list, Britain’s department for transport said......

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