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Russia announces first Syria strikes from Iran base
Russia announces first Syria strikes from Iran base

Russian warplanes on Tuesday flew a bombing run from an Iranian airstrip against jihadist groups in war-torn Syria.

Russia announces first Syria strikes from Iran base
Mitsubishi Heavy postpones delivery of first made-in-Japan jet
Mitsubishi Heavy postpones delivery of first made-in-Japan jet

Mitsubishi Heavy is postponing delivery of the first made-in-Japan passenger jet, a little more than a month after its maiden test flight.

Mitsubishi Heavy postpones delivery of first made-in-Japan jet
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. © RIA Novosti
Putin calls killed Total CEO 'true friend' of Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised Total CEO Christophe de Margerie, who died in a plane accident at a Moscow airport, as a "true friend of our country."

Putin calls killed Total CEO 'true friend' of Russia
CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie has died after a private jet crashed at a Moscow airport.

CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
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Chinese media warn US over warplane interception

China's state-run media warned Washington that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an "act of hostility"

Chinese media warn US over warplane interception
Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report
Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report

A group of major Japanese firms are planning a test flight next year for the nation's first homegrown stealth fighter jet.

Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report
Russia reaction to jet crash 'deeply unsatisfactory': Australia PM
Russia reaction to jet crash 'deeply unsatisfactory': Australia PM

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Friday called Russia's response to the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine "deeply, deeply unsatisfactory".

Russia reaction to jet crash 'deeply unsatisfactory': Australia PM
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25 injured as Hong Kong-bound jet hits turbulence

Twenty-five people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit turbulence on Wednesday, police said, with two men seriously hurt and hospitalised in the southern Chinese city.

25 injured as Hong Kong-bound jet hits turbulence
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US grounds entire F-35 fleet for engine probe

The United States military is grounding its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets as it completes additional engine inspections following a fire aboard an aircraft in Florida last week.

US grounds entire F-35 fleet for engine probe
Pentagon temporarily grounds F-35 fighter jets
Pentagon temporarily grounds F-35 fighter jets

The US military temporarily grounded its entire F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet fleet at the weekend after an apparent engine oil leak, the latest glitch for the much-vaunted program.

Pentagon temporarily grounds F-35 fighter jets
Japan summons China envoy over 'dangerous' flights
Japan summons China envoy over 'dangerous' flights

Japan on Thursday summoned the Chinese ambassador to complain about fighter jets flying "dangerously" close to two of its military planes over the East China Sea, officials said.

Japan summons China envoy over 'dangerous' flights
Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner, six others die in US plane crash
Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner, six others die in US plane crash

A co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people were killed when a private business jet crashed during takeoff from an airfield outside Boston.

Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner, six others die in US plane crash
Mirage-2000 fighter jets. ©Reuters/Pichi Chuang
France to send fighter jets for NATO Baltics patrols

Four French fighter jets will join NATO air patrols over the Baltics starting on Sunday, France's chief of defense staff said Wednesday during a visit to Washington.

France to send fighter jets for NATO Baltics patrols
Director Peter Jackson.  ©Reuters/Phil McCarten
Peter Jackson's jet joins search for missing MH370

The personal jet of Oscar-winning movie director Peter Jackson was reported Wednesday to have been called into assist with the search for the missing Malaysian airliner.

Peter Jackson's jet joins search for missing MH370
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India plays down prospect of early Rafale fighter deal

India's defence minister played down on Wednesday the prospects of a speedy conclusion to contract negotiations with France's Dassault Aviation for the acquisition of 126 Rafale fighter jets.

India plays down prospect of early Rafale fighter deal
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Exclusive world of private jets flies high to Las Vegas

The exclusive world of business jets associated with film stars and royalty is showing signs of being on the up as a vital tool for companies and executives.

Exclusive world of private jets flies high to Las Vegas
Two Soviet-era fighter planes found on N. Korea ship
Two Soviet-era fighter planes found on N. Korea ship

Panamanian authorities have found two Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jets aboard a North Korea-flagged ship seized this month as it tried to pass through the Panama Canal after departing from Cuba.

Two Soviet-era fighter planes found on N. Korea ship
Google terminal in works at Silicon Valley airport
Google terminal in works at Silicon Valley airport

Google jets are getting a home in an $82-million private terminal being built to cater to executives coming and going from Mineta San Jose International Airport in Silicon Valley.

Google terminal in works at Silicon Valley airport
Business aviation still waiting recovery to find its wings

Manufacturers of business jets can look forward to climbing sales in the years to come thanks to emerging markets as they gather in Switzerland for an annual air show, having survived the turbulence of the global financial crisis.

Business aviation still waiting recovery to find its wings
Y-20 cargo plane. Photo courtesy of wantchinatimes.com
Chinese military plane boosts global reach

China's new heavy-lift transport aircraft and a successful missile interception test are key steps in expanding the strength and reach of its armed forces.

Chinese military plane boosts global reach