The accident has brought the topography of the Calicut International Airport under the scanner once again. It is a tabletop airport, meaning, it is located atop a plateau or a hill. In such airports, usually one end or both ends face a deep gorge. Runways at these airports create an optical illusion making them appear at the same level as the plains below, which necessitates pilots to be extra cautious while landing. … [Read more...] about Air India flight crash: Is the Calicut Airport topography to blame?
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“It was raining heavily. The pilot had given a warning before landing saying the weather was really bad. He tried for safe landing twice but lost control. The aircraft shot off the runway and skidded off and it broke into two pieces. It was a miraculous escape for many,” V Ibrahim, one of the passengers who survived with minor injuries, said. … [Read more...] about He saved our lives: Air India Express plane crash survivors laud brave pilot
AWS explained that the CFD simulates the impact of a liquid or gas on an object and requires extensive compute capacity to perform the kind of simulation Formula 1 is looking for. But rather than investing in on-premises high performance computing kit, the cloud giant touted that it opted for the current platform as it is sufficient in running HPC applications. … [Read more...] about F1 turns to AWS to develop ‘next-gen’ race car
If you want one, you should probably stop wasting your time reading this. Grex are only building 10 for 2019; and with it fully legal in the U.S. (unlike the factory original), you'll have more competition than you'd probably expect. Motor Authority reports that the kit will cost $58,070, making it cheaper than the original, although that price doesn't factor in the engine, gearbox, or elbow grease needed to build the thing. … [Read more...] about TVR Sagaris Back From The Dead In Kit Car Form
Also, since it's now been 10 years since the first model came out, the hype could have simply died down. But most experts link the frosty reception to the iPhone8 sharing the spotlight with a far more exciting, top-of-the-line iPhoneX model, which will hit stores in November. … [Read more...] about X Factor: iPhone 8 Greeted With Little Enthusiasm