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Parts Of Missing Malaysian Plane Possibly Burned In Garbage Clean-Up

Réunion Island, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, has become the focal point of global scrutiny as a suspected Boeing 777 flaperon, a tattered suitcase and now a door have emerged from the sea. They’re all suspected clues in the search for MH370, but has more evidence been unknowingly burned in a trash fire?… » 8/02/15 11:40am 8/02/15 11:40am

How We'll Find Out If the Discovered Plane Wreckage Is Part of MH370

It’s been nearly a year and a half since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared and investigators finally have their first big lead in the search. A piece of an aircraft’s wing—a flaperon, to be specific—washed up on Réunion Island, east of Madagascar, some 3000 miles away from where investigators were looking. But… » 8/01/15 9:00am 8/01/15 9:00am

Plantronics Gamecom 777 Dolby Gaming Headset Ears-On Actually Goes to 11

I was able to try the new Plantronics Gamecom 777 gaming headset here at IFA Showstoppers preview (about the only few thing worth trying, since the Garmin Nuvifone was broken). The $99 headset—equipped with a microphone that folds into the headset itself, Dolby Headphone and Dolby Pro Logic II technology—feels good… » 8/27/08 4:50pm 8/27/08 4:50pm

Pilot Gets Fired After Extremely Low Flyby in Brand-New Boeing 777

Captain Ian Wilkinson got fired after doing a crazy 322mph flyby at 28 feet over the 9,000-foot runway at Paine Field, a regional airport located next to Boeing's Everett facilities, the manufacturing site of the new 777-300 he was flying to Hong Kong, and the 787 Dreamliner. Reportedly, first he was congratulated… » 2/25/08 9:01am 2/25/08 9:01am

A1 Racer Beats Boeing 777 In Runway Showdown

A Boeing 777 jet and an A1 Grand Prix racer clashed at the Auckland International Airport in New Zealand to see which was the faster machine. The Boeing got a headstart down the runway for the first race, and defeated the A1 handily. When the starting points were equal, however, the A1 emerged as the victor, reaching… » 1/13/08 6:08pm 1/13/08 6:08pm