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Ryanair unveils new 2012 Cabin Crew Charity Calendar

Irish low-cost carrier, Ryanair, has launched the latest edition of its popular charity calendar, which features various members of its cabin crew in glamorous attire and poses.Now in its fourth year, the calendar continues to attract much attention from enthusiasts around the world. This year’s edition features 13 members of Ryanair’s cabin crew staff in […]

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Ash cloud Cessna engine damage conspiracy dispelled

A quick blog post to dispel some ash cloud-related rumors which are spreading like wild fire at the moment. The following images were taken of a German registered Cessna Citation Jet (D-IEFA), which suffered an uncontained event in the left engine during a flight from Stuttgart to Bremen.The aircraft returned to Stuttgart and landed without […]

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Flying for (and photographing) the Red Arrows

Flightglobal-ers were invited to the Preview Day at this year’s Biggin Hill Air Show – one of the UK’s big calendar events for air display fans. Flightglobal’s Defence Editor, Craig Hoyle spoke to David “Monty” Montenegro who flies with the Red Arrows display team as Red 3; and Jamie Hunter, aviation photographer and reporter.   

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Formula One comes to Ebace 2008

It’s an F1 frenzy at Ebace this year with no less than three different drivers putting in an appearance to fulfill various obligations. First up was Jenson Button – here courtesy of Honda and their HondaJet. He’s buying a couple of aircraft and also announced his intention to set up a charter business. Next is […]

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Flying display from the Dubai air show 2007

Some of the highlights from the show’s aerial displays:

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The Airbus A380 at the Dubai Air Show 2007

The Airbus A380 wows the crowds at Dubai:

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The biggest order in the history of the world?

In part one of their massive order announcement, Emirates Airline has ordered 81 Airbus aircraft. At a press conference at the Dubai air show Emirates chairman and Chief Exec, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, said “The A350XWBs and A380s will play an important role in supporting Emirates’ and Dubai’s growth plans.” However, with an Emirates/Boeing […]

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First pictures of the the Singapore Airlines’s A380 First Class cabin

At last our chance to see inside! First, a slight matter of jumping the queue (completely unwittingly), getting in the way of Louis Gallois’s official tour of the aircraft, and almost simultaneously getting thrown off for being on-board before the official press tour had even begun. However vitally this was not before bagging the essential […]

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SIA have got double beds in First Class!

Lastly, Chew Choon Seng of SIA says some words, while accompanied by SIA’s finest selection of air hostesses. He starts slightly confusingly when he appears to refer to the impending deliver of the “A330” (although my ears could’ve been mistaken), but he then cracks on by saying the A380 has been well worth the wait. […]

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Sir John says thanks

Sir John Rose of Rolls-Royce graces us with his presence. His is just a short speech mainly paying tribute to SIA and their help in setting the standards for performance of the A380 and its engines. He then talks briefly about the Trent 900.

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