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Drone hits commercial airliner in Canada, no injuries

A commercial drone.A drone hit an airplane landing at a Quebec City airport this week, the first time an unmanned flying object has collided with commercial aircraft in Canada, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said on Sunday.

 

Inventor of 'bump stock' spent years fighting for device, and lost

A bump stock next to a conventional stock.The Florida inventor who designed the first “bump stock,” nearly two decades before the Las Vegas gunman used one to massacre 58 people on Sunday, never made a dime off of his creation.

 

Japan to show off new heavy lift military plane in search for first overseas arms sale

A Kawasaki C-2.Japan’s air force said on Friday it will send its new C-2 long-range heavy lift military cargo plane overseas for the first time to show it off to potential buyers in the Middle East and New Zealand.

   

Report on MH370 finds 'initially similar' route on pilot's flight simulator

A Malaysian Airlines aircraft.The captain of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that vanished somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean with 239 people on board had flown a route on his home flight simulator six weeks earlier that was “initially similar” to the one actually taken, Australian authorities said on Tuesday.

 

Police seek clues to Las Vegas mass shooting, bloodiest in modern U.S. history

Scene of the Mandalay Bay mass shooting.Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree with a penchant for gambling but no criminal record set up a sniper’s nest in a high-rise Las Vegas hotel and poured gunfire onto a concert below, slaying dozens of people before killing himself.

   

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