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The Boneyard Project is redecorating former military aircraft

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Avro Vulcan arrives at the Farnborough air show #FARN12

Credit: Billypix Out of the dark, low-hanging clouds over Farnborough this morning came the world’s last flying example of the Avro Vulcan bomber for a display validation flight over the airport in preparation for next week’s air show. Read moreView all the latest news and views from this year’s Farnborough air show

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BAE Systems hands over 100th Eurofighter Typhoon production aircraft

The UK, Spain, Germany and Italy joined celebrations at BAE Systems in Lancashire, England, this week to mark the handover of the 100th Typhoon production aircraft. This aircraft is the 35th Typhoon to be handed over to the RAF and the 100th production aircraft to be manufactured by the four partner nations. Chris Boardman, BAE Systems managing […]

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Big two aircraft output at all-time high despite recession

There was no hiding Airbus boss Tom Enders’ glee this month at the Airbus/EADS annual conference in Seville when he confirmed that the airframer had defied “the so-called experts” and rather than slashing production by 30%, had kept its nerve and broken all its records in 2009. It was a different story on sales, with […]

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BA to ground eight 747s

Picture credit: oneworld British Airways is to ground 16 aircraft for the upcoming winter season, to rein in capacity following the sharp decline in passenger demand. The airline will ground eight Boeing 747-400s and eight 757-200s to cut capacity by 4% for winter 2009-10. Continue reading…

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Airbus A350 XWB model with interior cutaway

Airbus is showcasing this new-andnever-before-seen-until-now model of its A350 XWB complete with cutaway to allow you to peek inside the cabin. Continue reading…  For more on the Aircraft Interiors show in Hamburg until Thursday…  VIDEOS from the show… Mary Kirby as Runway Girl blogs on the latest development on IFE and connectivity…

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