Monday, October 5, 2015

Timelapse Video of new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane being assembled and painted in just four minutes

British Airways has provided a behind-the-scenes look at the assembly of its new state-of-the-art plane – ending the mystery for passengers who have always wanted to know how an aircraft is built.
In just four minutes, this stunning time-lapse footage reveals the massive amount of work that goes into assembling the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, which the Heathrow-based carrier is introducing to its fleet this month.
With a seating capacity for 216 passengers in four classes, the twin-engine plane will be used on routes between London and destinations such as Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat and Austin, Texas.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Meerkat Cheated by Drongo bird ;)

Drongos, common in South Africa, have glossy black feathers and red eyes. These birds usually get meals the honest way, such as capturing insects in mid-air using their incredible aerial skills. But at other times, like on cold mornings when few insects are flitting around, the drongos turn to a life of crime. The drongos are able to mimic the sounds made by many different species that inhabit its desert environment.