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DARPA re-thinks aircraft acquisition and operations with Vulture

Setting a goal to prove that a heavier-than-air aircraft can fly formore than five years without landing seems difficult enough, butperhaps raw longevity is really the easy part. The US Departmentof Defense’s research and development arm, Defense Advanced ResearchProjects Agency, which has invited bids to build the Vultureprogramme’s near-full-scale demonstrator, considers its promise ofextreme long […]

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Flight International Cover: 1-7 December

This week Flight International features the Gulf Air restructure: Gulf Air’s new chief executive has unveiled an “immediate redirectionof strategy” for the loss-making Bahraini carrier that will see itfocus on short-haul operations and realign its network towards strongconnections through its hub under a three-year restructuring programme. Read more…We also look at: The emerging MRO boom […]

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Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport

© Günter Wicker/Berlin Airports Eighty-five years after being designated as Berlin Airport, the German capital’s historic downtown Tempelhof Airport has closed with the departure of its last scheduled service and that of two vintage aircraft.A selection of images of the airport from the beginning to the present day can be seen on their website. If […]

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