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VIDEO: Buzz Aldrin visits the Flightglobal chalet

Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin visited the Flightglobal media chalet and joined our Paris Live show to take about his new book “Mission to Mars”. Aldrin offered his views on how mankind should ignite a new space programme to rival the Apollo moon missions.Find out more news and views from the Paris air show.

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VIDEO: Display highlights from the Paris air show #PAS13

View the visual delights from the flying display at the Paris air show. Footage is courtesy of FLIR Systems.

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VIDEO: John Travolta talks Challenger 350 at #EBACE13

Look who’s talking about the Challenger 350 at the Bombardier stand at EBACE 2013, renowned pilot and actor John Travolta. Billypix Bombardier invited its most famous Challenger 601 pilot and owner on a recent test flight and simulator ride for the new Challenger 350. To a crowd of hundreds gathered around the mock-up of Bombardier’s […]

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VIDEO: Snake on a Qantas plane

This isn’t a sequel to the 2006 movie rather an extraordinary, if very sad, video of a scrub python stuck on a wing of Qantas QF191 flight between Cairns and Port Moresby.Stunned passengers spotted the stricken snake during the flight and notified the cabin crew, but unfortunately it was found dead on arrival. It was […]

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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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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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PICTURES: Take a look inside Berlin Brandenburg Airport #ILA12

Credit: Colin Miller This year’s ILA air show is for the first time based at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport.  The focus in the build up to the show however was this particular showground, but rather something positioned directly next door. Officials reviewing the readiness of Berlin’s brand new Brandenburg Airport concluded recently that too much […]

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PICTURE: Eurofighter Amateur Photography Competition picks best in class #ILA12

Credit: Gaz West This extraordinary image from Gaz West took the winning prize in the second annual Eurofighter Amateur Photography Competition.Amateur photographers from across the globe submitted their best images for consideration, and entries came from as places as diverse as Malaysia, India, Slovenia, Turkey and Bulgaria. This striking winning image will be on the […]

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