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November 18, 2022, 11:07 AM

Russia Rejects MH17 Guilty Verdict, Life Sentences

The Dutch government summons Russia’s ambassador after court sentences three suspects to life in prison for destroying Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.

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Aerial view of Archer's four-passenger Midnight eVTOL aircraft parked on airport ramp
Nov 22, 2022 - 11:43 AM
The FAA has issued a notice of proposed amendment to prepare the way for eVTOL air taxi services with commercial carriers including United Airlines.
The Eco Caravan soars over California in this photo from its first test flight on Nov. 18, 2022.
Nov 18, 2022 - 3:06 PM
The Eco Caravan made a first flight on November 18, marking a key waypoint in Ampaire’s efforts to bring the converted hybrid-electric aircraft to market.
ATP's 500th Cessna Skyhawk 172 parked outside Textron Aviation's Customer Deliver Center
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:47 AM
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk milestone was reached with this week's delivery of five of the type to ATP Flight School.
Royal Australian Air Force Beechcraft King Air 350s in line on taxiway
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:32 AM
Jet Aviation began supporting the Royal Australian Air Force's Beechcraft King Air 350s in 2002.
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:07 AM
The Dutch government summons Russia’s ambassador after court sentences three suspects to life in prison for destroying Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.
Nov 17, 2022 - 1:19 PM
Archer's newly revealed eVTOL, dubbed Midnight, will be manufactured in Georgia and is expected to enter service in 2025.
Hermeus Chimera engine
Nov 17, 2022 - 10:55 AM
Hermeus demonstrated the ability of its Chimera engine to transition from turbojet to ramjet, which is key for hypersonic travel.
GE engine installed in NASA's X-59 supersonic demonstrator
Nov 17, 2022 - 6:54 AM
First flight of NASA's X-59 quiet supersonic demonstration aircraft is expected early next year.
view of Finnair Airbus A35O side, wing, engine and tail
Nov 16, 2022 - 12:48 PM
The Finnish flag carrier looks to lower unit costs to offset the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the closure of Russian airspace.
Seated crowd looks toward stage with VIP Airbus A350 for the German Armed Forces on display during Luftansa Technik's aircraft delivery ceremony
Nov 16, 2022 - 11:24 AM
In all, Lufthansa Technik has or will convert three VIP Airbus A350s to "government cabins" for the German Armed Forces.