Aircraft

Serbian Military Helicopter Carrying 7 People Crashes Near Belgrade

Serbian military helicopter carrying seven people on board crashed near Belgrade while evacuating a sick baby from southern Serbia.

Serbia's Defence Ministry did not immediately disclose whether anyone survived the crash, which occurred late on Friday near Belgrade's international airport, ABC news reports.

Development on Bulgaria's Fighter Jets Issue 'Expected Soon'

Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said he is strongly determined to ensure that a final solution about the overhaul of Bulgaira's aircraft fleet could come as early as 2015.

The acquisition of either new or second-hand NATO-compatible aircraft is "something we cannot afford to delay anymore," he argued in an interview with Standart daily newspaper published Friday.

Solar plane starts second leg of epic round-the-world bid

Solar Impulse 2 took off from Oman March 10 bound for India, on the second leg of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun.
      
The aircraft took off from Muscat at 6.35 am (0235 GMT) for what is expected to be a 16-hour, 1,465 kilometre (910 mile) journey over the Arabian Sea to Ahmedabad in India.
      

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