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VIDEO: Airbus lights up Berlin’s Humboldt-Box with its vision of the future of flight #ILA12

To celebrate its vision of the future of flight, Airbus lit up Berlin’s Humboldt-Box with a 4D projection light show, launching the ILA air show in spectacular fashion. “Our light show unveils the significant benefits of combining smarter aircraft, smarter technology and smarter skies in 2050″, says Charles Champion, Executive Vice President Engineering at Airbus. […]

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VIDEO: NASA and the Controlled Impact Demonstration

As video emerges of a Boeing 727 passenger jet deliberately crash-landed in the Mexican desert as part of a scientific experiment for for Channel 4 and The Discovery Channel, thoughts go back 1984, and the Controlled Impact Demonstration from NASA. According to NASA, the demonstration tested the following scenario. “The Controlled Impact Demonstration tested a […]

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VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 unveiled

Malaysia Airlines has unveiled the design and specifications of its first Airbus A380-800 aircraft. The aircraft, to be delivered in the middle of June, will have a new livery on its exterior, said the airline. The aircraft will have 494 seats in a three-class configuration – eight in first class, 66 in business and 420 […]

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Flightglobal announces the winners of this year’s aviation web awards

Airline ticket refund site ChangeYourFlight, an Airbus A380 advertising campaign and mobile app Smart BRIEF CABIN have outfought rivals to be numbered among the winners of the Flightglobal Webbies 2011. The Webbies, now in its fourth year, celebrates the best and brightest in aviation websites and social media activities – and this time includes new and improved categories. We asked […]

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VIDEO: Crazy crosswinds showcase pilot expertise

Videos of landing aircraft in challenging conditions is nothing new, but this video – currently popular on YouTube – showcases how an afternoon of bad weather at Düsseldorf airport can make landing an aircraft a real test of skill for pilots.

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Latest news from the EADS results press conference

This morning EADS delivered its business highlights from 2011. Follow @FlightDKM, @MaxABed and @Thisdell who are covering the event live for Flightglobal or follow the live stream below: From EADS: Hamburg, 17 January 2012 – EADS turned 2011 into a year of growth and remarkablyimproved performance: The Group reached a record order intake thanks to […]

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VIDEO: All Black Boeing 777-300ER arrives in Auckland

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VIDEO: The Dubai air show flying display #DXB11

I feel the need, the need for speed:

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Boeing 787 entry into service countdown

As the excitement builds towards Boeing 787′s first passenger flight on 26th October, we’ve created a special countdown of our own. Each day we will unlock another part of the Boeing 787 mosiac (click on image below) to reveal another interesting piece of Dreamliner related content, whether historical milestones, interesting features or multimedia.To access the […]

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Anniversary: Beluga’s first flight 17 years ago today

By Abbie Ridge Let’s hear it for the ‘Beluga’, the whale-shaped aircraft that today is celebrating 17 years since its first flight. Love it or hate it, the Airbus A300-600ST certainly has character, its eye-catching design allowing it to transport key aircraft components from all over Europe to Toulouse and Hamburg for final assembly. Built […]

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