Archive | April, 2013


80th birthday for first flight over Mount Everest

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the historic first flight over Mount Everest, when in 1933 The Squadron Commanding Officer Lord Clydesdale, and his ‘B’ Flight Commander Flight Lieutenant David McIntyre, flew two Westland Wallace biplanes on an extended flight over the world’s highest peak. The legacy left by these two pioneers is a strong […]

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A380 double flyover

A Qantas A380 and Emirates A380 flew in formation over Sydney Harbour this morning, to mark the commencement of the global aviation partnership between Emirates and Qantas. The deal announced in September, provides extensive partnership to collaborate on routes and frequent flyer benefits. Read the full story here

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