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Why Concorde is an underdog in New York

In New York, Concorde, the world’s first air travel, was on the brink of failure when it took off on December 6, 2001.Its twin-engine plane was designed to make flying faster and cheaper.But the plane was grounded for a decade before the airline finally landed at Heathrow airport on February 18, 2003.Concorde’s troubles were only

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Roger Federer ‘could have won his fifth Wimbledon title’

Roger Federers hopes to win his fifth consecutive Wimbledon singles title, beating Robin Hood in a fifth straight tie-break.The Swiss-born No. 2 is in a two-match tie with world No. 1 Roger Fed, who has been defeated in the last three finals. Federer’s win in the fifth straight final at Wimbledon means he is now three

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Man caught on camera performing sex act on plane

An Indian man who was caught on video performing a sex act while taking off an Airbus jet was fined $5,000 and suspended from flying for three months, the Transport Ministry said on Wednesday.According to a statement by the ministry, the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday, when a passenger was flying to

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The best hockey masks available today

The NHL will introduce its new Airborne Oxygen Mask for the 2016-17 season.The mask will be available in both male and female sizes, and will be the first mask in NHL history to have a full body cover for the entire face, allowing players to breathe while they are in the game.The mask will include

How to tell if a plane has been hijacked

In the days following the crash of the Italianwings plane, the news was dominated by the horrific scenes of bodies on the tarmac and in the cockpit.A man, who was on a plane from Barcelona to Paris, was killed and another was seriously injured in the crash.A third passenger, the captain, was shot in the

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How to build your own crash-test dummy

I want to be a plane pilot.I want a crash-tests dummy that I can show my friends and family about how much I care about them.But I don’t want one that’s just sitting there in the cockpit.So I’m building a crash test dummy for myself that I want everyone to see.It’s a small, low-profile box

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What is a crescent? – TheScore.it

The Italian Football Association has issued a clarification on the official logo for the upcoming season, which is set to start on February 14.The club’s logo was unveiled in August 2018.“The crescent is a traditional symbol of Italy, as it was the flag of the Republic of Italy from the 14th century,” the official statement

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Which airline is best for travelling on?

RTE’s Sport section has been in the spotlight for a number of years.There was a series of articles this year in which we explored the merits of different types of travel.The most recent one, by RTE Sport correspondent and editor of the Sport section, Paul Williams, is a great introduction to what it’s like to

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FlightGear and the future of air travel

When we think of flight, we think about airplanes.But we’re really only seeing the beginning of what’s coming.FlightGear, a new flight-simulation software program from FlightGear Labs, aims to let users simulate an aircraft’s flight path, take off, land, and even dive in air.The program can simulate the flight path of a 737 with a wingspan