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By Richard Wood12 May 2021 23:37 Professor Murphy said local manufacturing of mRNA vaccines – such as Moderna and Pfizer – won’t start until at least next year but it is technology “Australia has to have”. Australian manufacturing capacity was part of the deal signed with pharmaceutical giant Moderna. “It is very unlikely to be …

Metal fatigue in the fan blades may have been behind the engine failure of a Boeing jet in Denver at the weekend, the US National Transportation Safety Board has said. The Pratt & Whitney engine caught fire shortly after take off on a United Airlines Boeing 777-200, during a flight from Denver to Honolulu, with …

The New England Patriots are holding a Super Bowl sendoff Sunday morning for the 76 health care workers who are flying on the team’s plane to Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida. Patriots’ President Jonathan Kraft is expected to be joined by Pats’ captain Matthew Slater and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker at Logan International Airport …

The Patriots’ team plane, which already sports a colorfully patriotic paint job and six silver Lombardi trophies representing the team’s six Super Bowl victories, got an extra personalized touch for a special trip this Super Bowl Sunday. The team announced earlier this week that owner Robert Kraft had personally called and invited 76 health care …

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called it “reprehensible” and “grossly negligent” to allow UK travelers to fly into JFK Airport without being tested despite a contagious new mutation of the coronavirus shutting down London. “Right now, this variant in the UK is getting on a plane and flying to JFK,” Cuomo said in a call to reporters Sunday …

Two people were killed after a U.S. Navy training plane crashed Friday night in Baldwin County near an elementary school, killing all occupants on board, authorities said. The plane, a U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II, crashed around 5 p.m. Friday in Foley, according to U.S. Navy Cmdr. Zach Harrell, spokesman for the commander of Naval …

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will compete for TV audiences in duelling town halls on Thursday night (Friday at 11am AEDT) instead of meeting face-to-face for their second debate as originally planned. The two will take questions in different cities on different networks: Mr Trump on NBC from Miami, Mr Biden on ABC …

Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology has been tested on a full-scale replica of the plane’s core—called an ‘ionBird’—including a 500hp electric powertrain powerful enough to set world speed records and a battery with enough energy to supply 250 homes. The plane is …

September 29, 2020 report Credit: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited has announced on its blog that the company has completed testing of the technology it plans to use in its line of electrically powered planes—one of which they expect will break speed records for electric airplanes. The new plane will be one of the core …

Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane. All the technology has been tested on a full-scale replica of the plane’s core, called an ‘ionBird’, including a 500hp electric powertrain powerful enough to set world speed records and a battery with enough energy to supply 250 homes. …