Istanbul Airport has witnessed a historical moment while hosting the world's two biggest planes, an airliner and a cargo plane, at the same time on Oct. 5.
"World's biggest cargo plane named 'Mriya' and world's biggest airliner, an Airbus A380 type jumbo jet, could be screened at the same photo-shoot in a rare event," airport officials said.
According to the media, the plane that was flying from Santorini to Brussels landed at the "Nikola Tesla" airport due to a malfunction and fuel leak.
As can be seen on the Flight-radar website, the problem on the plane appeared while flying over Tuzla, so it immediately made a turn and headed towards the nearest airport, which was Belgrade.
Hasan Hüseyin Çırak, who lives in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, has turned a room in his house into a workshop for his passion for model aircraft.
Çırak ,73, learned everything about electronics and mechanics with books, magazines and articles, making the model aircraft with the engineering knowledge he acquired through them.
The aircraft was independently manufactured by Utva Aviation Industry located in Pancevo after three decades of inactivity.
The flight lasted one hour. The main designer and development director of the company, Aleksandar Petrovic, told the press that over the next 10 months the entire certification process would be completed to start series production.
An agricultural plane fell into a paddy field between Plovdiv and Pazardzhik, the Transport Ministry confirmed for Darik. The latest information is that only the pilot was on the plane and he was not seriously injured.
The incident happened at about 107 km on the Trakia highway, said Tsvyatko Deshev, the spokesman for the Fire Department in Plovdiv.
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry on Monday launched studies to put flying cars into practical use.
The ministry intends to promote technological development and work out legislation through public-private cooperation for such futuristic vehicles, ministry officials said.