Archive | October, 2012

VIDEO: A step-by-step overview of the A350 final assembly

It has been a big week for the Airbus A350 programme, with news of a wing production fix and a substantial order from Singapore Airlines. They have also released this animated video detailing the steps involved on the final assembly line, mixed in a sountrack with sounds like a Jean Michel Jarre song given a […]

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VIDEO: Antonov An-24 uses all its skills on extreme takeoff

This video shows a spectacular takeoff of a UTair Antonov An-24, from what can only be described as a testing landscape.

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The Flight International front cover competition is back to find the image of 2012

The hugely successful Flight International Front Cover Competition is back for its sixth year, giving you the chance to see your favourite image appear on magazine shelves around the globe. We’re looking to capture THE image of 2012 – the photo that encapsulates the essence of this great industry. The winner will feature on the cover of […]

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VIDEO: Baumgartner’s jump from new angles

Videos of Felix Baumgarnter space jump

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From the archive: Joseph Kittinger’s skydiving achievements

The remarkable achievements of Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner yesterday thrilled viewers around the world, but also brought into focus the accomplishments of the man specifically chosen to be his chief communicator in the attempt, Joseph Kittinger. Kittinger set records for the highest, farthest, and longest freefall when he leapt from a helium envelope in 1960. […]

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Watching Felix Baumgartner jump from space

Felix Baumgartner space jump.

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Boarding Thai Airways’ first A380

The delivery ceremony of Thai Airways’ first Airbus A380

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