All posts tagged "fighter plane"

  • Relatives and next-of-kin of passengers on the AirAsia flight QZ8501wait for the latest news on the search of the missing jetliner at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. Search planes and ships from several countries on Monday were scouring Indonesian waters over which an AirAsia jet disappeared, more than a day into the region's latest aviation mystery. AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished Sunday in airspace thick with storm clouds on its way from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. (AP Photo/Trisnadi Marjan)
    Lost plane’s request to change course was denied

    SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — The plane sought permission to climb above threatening clouds. Air traffic control couldn’t say yes immediately — there was no room. Six other airliners were crowding the airspace, forcing AirAsia Flight 8501 to...

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff decided to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin's F-35A stealth fighters for four years starting in 2018, with an option to buy 20 more later. (Yonhap)
    North Korea halts flight drills after series of crashes

    (Yonhap) — Three North Korean MiG-19 fighters have crashed this year, leading to the suspension of flight drills involving the aircraft, South Korea’s military sources said Wednesday. The supersonic MiG-19 aircraft is a Soviet second-generation fighter developed...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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