Pakistan Airlines pilots grounded in “fake pilot license” scandal

By Helene Fung Under circumstances which sound more like a movie plot than reality, Pakistan International Airlines grounded 150 pilots, after investigations into a crash in May which killed 97 people dug up allegations of “fake pilot licenses”. Pakistan’s Aviation Minister, Ghulam Sarqar Khan, stunned Parliamentariansa day prior by revealing that 262 out of 860…

US dusts off rockets for first space mission in 9 years

By Helene Fung American space agency NASA and Elon Musks’ SpaceX are planning to send two American astronauts to space on a SpaceX rocket launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre on the 27th of May. This will be SpaceX’s first human-carrying mission, and NASA’s first since its last space shuttle flight was back in 2011.…

WA Police boosts frontline policing with drone expansion

WA Police will expand its aerial frontline with an increase in drones to boost its “mobile eyes in the sky” operations. The police force has embarked on a massive expansion of the remotely piloted aircraft to support on-the-ground police operations. As part of the plan, WA Police would add up to 35 additional drones to…