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Civil Aviation

Dubai testing drone detectors after several airport incursions

A multicopter drone.Dubai is testing out ways to detect and track drones after a series of high-profile incursions upset flights at one of the world's busiest airports, the airport operator's top official said on Thursday.
 

Australian MH370 report says plane in “increasing rate of descent” when it vanished

Australian report on MH370 crashA new report into missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 says additional analysis of satellite communications from the aircraft was consistent with it being in a "high and increasing rate of descent" when it vanished.
   

Business jet deliveries to fall next year, Honeywell says

A LearJet 75 business jet.Business jet makers will deliver fewer planes next year, deepening a downward spiral caused by slow global growth, political tensions and low oil prices, according to a forecast Honeywell International Inc released on Sunday.
   

First drone blood drop in Rwanda

A Zipline UAV.Robotics company Zipline International has started using unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver much-needed medical supplies to remote clinics in Rwanda.
   

Kenya Airways pilots delay strike plan

Kenya Airways pilots delay strike actionPilots at Kenya Airways have delayed plans to strike, the head of the pilots' union said, after a court ruled the action illegal and the loss-making carrier said a stoppage would hurt it further.

   

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