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Aizhai Bridge – The 4000ft Long Suspension Bridge In China

May 14, 2012 No Comments

Civil Engineering has never ceased to surprise mankind. From the times of Pharaoh to today’s age of skyscrapers, huge structures are made not only to stand, but survive harsh conditions. Most of these are meant for value addition, but many are a result of human needs such as inaccessible places in mountains. One such amazing [...]

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Sukhoi SuperJet 100 On Demo Flight Goes Missing in Indonesia

May 09, 2012 No Comments

Sukhoi Superjet 100, a new 100-seater plane by Sukhoi and currently on a series of demo flight across the Asia has gone missing in Indonesia reportedly with about 40 people onboard. The aircraft was operating a demo flight in Indonesia in a bid to attract potential buyers for this new brand of aircraft. According to [...]

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Free & Official Download Of Microsoft Flight

Apr 12, 2012 No Comments

It might surprise you but Microsoft’s latest flight simulation “Microsoft Flight”, which was released on 29 February 2012, is available for download on its official web site. The game is successor to the last simulation, Flight Simulator X with improved flying experience. Microsoft offers the game free of cost, however, to add more aiports, planes [...]

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Pilot Forced To Make An Emergency Landing After Snake Found In Cockpit

Apr 06, 2012 No Comments

A pilot, flying a Beechraft Baron G-58 alone, was forced to make an emergency landing after a snake appeared from the dashboard in cockpit and sat around his leg for all of its flight. Braden Blennerhassett was operating the solo cargo flight of Frontier Air on an aircraft Baron G-58 from Darwin airport. He radioed [...]

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Intel To Release 35W Pentium & Celeron Chips in 2012

Apr 03, 2012 No Comments

Intel, the famous chip manufacturer will expand the portfolio of its products by releasing three more 35W Pentium and Celeron chips (each) which consume lesser power. The new chips will be based on Sandy Bridge architecture. Intel decided to release more chips after motherboard manufacturer Asrock released the list of supported processors. A total of [...]

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Plane Crashes in Siberia, 31 Feared Dead

Apr 02, 2012 No Comments

An ATR-72 plane carrying at least 43 people has crashed in Siberia, Russia about 1700km away from Moscow, on 02 April 2012. The UTair airlines plane crashed shortly after taking off outside Tyumen, an oil producing region in western Russia. It burst into flames after takeoff and eventually crashed in a snow covered area. Thirteen [...]

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Play Golf With Air New Zealand at 30,000 feet

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments

Air New Zealand is hosting a mini golf event which invites its passengers to play golf at over 30,000 feet and win prizes if they get their shots all right. The competition is offered in one of A320 aircraft registration ZK-OAB which flies between Auckland and Queenstown. The “In-Flight Putting” challenge invites four passengers to [...]

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Rovio To Start Angry Birds Mechandise & Theme Parks

Mar 22, 2012 No Comments

The famous game Angry Birds is going to get more presence with Rovio, the founding company revealing plans to start merchandise relevant to Angry birds and also start theme parks with angry birds all around. The playgrounds with Angry birds would be called “Angry Birds Playland”. The first such playland would be set in finland [...]

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GEnx Powered Boeing 787 Gets FAA Certification

Mar 21, 2012 1 Comment

Earlier we have seen the 787 flying with Rolls Royce engines but not the one with General Electric’s futuristic GEnx engines. However, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of US has finally given the certificate to the GEnx powered 787 as well, allowing it to be operated for flight operations. Certification means that Japan Air Lines (JAL) [...]

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ABBYY FineReader Review – Software That Converts Scanned Images To Editable Text

Mar 21, 2012 1 Comment

Often you would scan any document of yours and it would probably be only available to be mailed or faxed without being able to edit anything. Well this is not an impossible task since there are ample of Optical Character Reader (OCR) softwares in market that convert scanned documents and even photos with text to [...]

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