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CSIR pursuing small jet engine development

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has been developing a small gas turbine engine for the last three years and is close...

Canada bids for mothballed prototype drone from Germany

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The German Defence Ministry is evaluating a bid from Canada to buy a high-altitude surveillance drone that has been parked at a German air...

Phoenix-1B sounding rocket test launch “a learning experience”

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Despite the unsuccessful test launch of the Phoenix-1B sounding rocket, the project still remains important to South African engineering. The Phoenix Hybrid Sounding Rocket Programme...

Mishap during UKZN sounding rocket launch

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The launch of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Phoenix-1B sounding rocket on 18 February ended in a cloud of smoke and debris as the rocket...

SA Express to resume Mthatha route

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SA Express is scheduled to resume its Johannesburg to Mthatha flight operations later this week. The airline is set to reintroduce this route from Thursday...

SAA settles Comair dispute

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South African Airways (SAA) has reached a settlement with Comair following a protracted legal battle, saying it paves the way for the airline to...

UKZN to launch sounding rocket at Overberg

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) will test launch the UKZN Phoenix-1B sounding rocket at the Denel Overberg Test Range in the Western Cape next...

Drones temporarily ground Dubai Airport flights

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droneFlights at Dubai International Airport were temporarily grounded on Friday morning due to suspected drone activity, an airport spokesperson said. The suspension was in effect...

Airbus A380: from European dream to white elephant

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a380Loved by passengers, feared by accountants, the world’s largest airliner has run out of runway after Airbus decided to close A380 production after 12...

Exterior drone registration compulsory in US

The Federal Aviation Administration now requires small drones to display registration numbers on the exterior to address concerns raised by US security officials and...

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