Several members of the Flightglobal team flocked to cover the AUVSI show in Denver, Colorado and John Croft added some great behind the scenes images of the halls being set up before the show began.
A Spitfire and a Hurricane provided the soundtrack to an actor reading the famous speech by the then prime minister Winston Churchill on 20 August to commemorate 70 years since the Battle of Britain and the image of the two iconic aircraft graced the Image of the Day blog.
FlightBlogger charts the flight testing progress of ZA002, the second Boeing 787 test aircraft, as it flies up the coast of Canada at 36,000ft bound for the North Pole to spend a day evaluating a myriad of navigation systems. It flew for more than 14 hours, breaking the record held by ZA004 at 12h 30min.
See a fun "rugby" themed safety video by Air New Zealand which might just get passengers (or members of the team) to pay attention to the sometimes dry instructions before a flight.Mary Kirby on Runway Girl writes about an alternative seating arrangement: "Thromby Air, a faux carrier that charges passengers by the pound (of flesh) has an innovative new idea for high-density seating. Forget about Ryanair's O'Leary and his stand-up seating proposal. Why not try Tetris instead?" she writes, and adds an interesting illustration to the post.