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Civil Aviation

Ocean drift analysis shows MH370 likely in a new search area

New search area for Flight MH370A new ocean debris drift analysis shows missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is most likely in a proposed expanded search area rejected by Australia and Malaysia in January, the Australian government scientific agency said.
 

Japan jet may not make money, but aims to revive dormant industry

A Mitsubishi Regional Jet.The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) has been delayed five times and faces rising costs, yet its future as the vanguard of Japanese-built passenger jets seems assured by the corporate muscle behind it and a government set on reviving an aerospace industry dismantled after World War Two.

   

Drone industry tipped for job creation

A Super Bat drone.The drone industry has the potential to address South Africa's lack of skills and create around 1 000 commercial job opportunities in a variety of sectors.
   

Nigeria re-opens Abuja airport

Abuja airport re-opensNigeria reopened the capital's airport in Abuja on Tuesday, officials said, following a six-week closure for runway repairs that disrupted international air traffic to the country.
   

Printed titanium parts expected to save millions in Boeing Dreamliner costs

A Boeing Dreamliner.Boeing Co hired Norsk Titanium AS to print the first structural titanium parts for its 787 Dreamliner, a shift that the Norwegian 3-D printing company said would eventually shave $2 million to $3 million off the cost of each plane.

   

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