The Hürkuş Aircraft

The Hürkuş is a tandem two-seat, low-wing, single-engine, turboprop aircraft being developed by TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries) as a new basic trainer and ground attack aircraft. The aircraft is named after Vecihi Hürkuş, a World War I and Turkish Independence War veteran pilot, a Turkish aviation pioneer and the first Turkish airplane manufacturer. The TAI [...]

DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD. Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights

When I think of a child, the state dictates that; a child is a person who is of either gender and is in between infancy and eighteen years of age. In the early African context, a child is considered as the one who should be grazing or taking part in homestead chores. Its only in [...]

It’s Monday!

Today is the beginning of a new day and a new week. Today I want to challenge those who choose when and where to be happy. It is our wish and prayer that each and every day of our lives, we live happy and peaceful; let us not choose when/where to be happy. Let not [...]

A Day in the Life of a High School Student.

"Amka! Amka! Saa mbaya". This is a phrase mostly known by everyone in school by now. The security officer was informing us that it was time to wake up for our usual morning studies but then I remember that it was just now that I had slept. When you are in school, time flies fast. [...]

Words of Encouragement

I was thinking; we always expect everyday to turn out okay and to be fair to us. However, not everyday turns out as we expect. We just have to live and accept the outcome. Always hope for the best and expect the worst. Live each day positively. To get through each day, it is your [...]

The Antonov An-225 Mriya: The World’s Largest Aircraft

On Sunday the 15th of May 2016, in Perth Western Australia, crowds had gathered around Perth airport in anticipation for the arrival of the world's largest airplane; The Ukrainian built Antonov An-225 Mriya. The monster plane was scheduled to touch down at 10:00am but was delayed for two hours. It later arrived just before midday [...]

The Airlander 10 is unveiled

We’re going to have to add new nouns to some of our favorite sayings if technology keeps up at the pace it does. After all, “It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a hybrid air vehicle” just doesn’t have quite the right ring to it. But idiomatic or not, the world’s largest aircraft, the Airlander [...]

United buys more 737s, plans to retire 747s

United Airlines said on Tuesday that it would buy 25 new Boeing 737-700 jets, an order that comes in addition to a previous order for 40 of the same jets that United made in January. United will begin taking delivery of the first 737-700s from the latest order in late 2017. United Airlines said on Tuesday [...]