Seattle plane crash: Experts baffled by 'incredible manoeuvres’ performed by airline worker who hijacked aircraft

Seattle plane crash: Experts baffled by 'incredible manoeuvres’ performed by airline worker who hijacked aircraftUS aviation chiefs are struggling to work out how the ground crew worker who stole a plane at Seattle airport last week carried out a series of “incredible” loops and stunts before crashing off the coast of Seattle. Flight experts are still investigating how 29-year-old Horizon Air employee Richard Russell managed to start the Q400 turboprop aircraft, take off, then carry out a series of “incredible” manoeuvres. Audio recordings from the cockpit have revealed 29-year-old Horizon Air employee Richard Russell explaining how he picked up flight knowledge from video games.


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Experts highlight ebola vaccine progress and suggest next steps

Despite promising advances, important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according to members of an international Ebola research consortium. The experts now review the current field of Ebola vaccine candidates and clinical trials and highlight key gaps in knowledge that need to be addressed by future research.
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'I wouldn't waste my time': firearms experts dismiss flimsy 3D-printed guns

'I wouldn't waste my time': firearms experts dismiss flimsy 3D-printed gunsAs the day has neared for the release of blueprints for printing 3D weapons, there has been a flurry of last-minute activity and expressions of concern from US lawmakers. In 2013, police in New South Wales, Australia, manufactured copies of Wilson’s original 3D gun, known as the Liberator, using a $1,700 desktop printer.


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New N. Korea missiles unlikely to doom talks, experts say

New N. Korea missiles unlikely to doom talks, experts sayNews that North Korea appears to be building more intercontinental missiles does not necessarily mean negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang are headed for trouble, experts said Tuesday. Just weeks after President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met at a high-stakes summit in Singapore, officials told the Washington Post that Pyongyang seems to be developing at least one or two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles. The work is underway at a factory outside Pyongyang in Sanumdong, where scientists produced the North’s first ICBMs capable of reaching the United States.


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