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Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden visits a Boeing training facility

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A Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine built with…Lego bricks!

Engineering students complete a Trent 1000 engine made of Lego pieces

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Jem Stansfield’s human-powered flight

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Artists exhibit animated military aircraft from the Boneyard Project

  Why not head down to Tucson, Arizona, to see the latest exhibition in the Boneyard Project later this month? Artists have used abandoned aircraft from the US Air Force to create works of art from the “eccentric shapes” from the metal. Later this month (January 28) until May 31 you can see what the artists […]

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KLM to use social media to allow passengers to choose seat mates

Passengers flying with KLM can select who to sit next to on flights using social media such as Facebook. The airline believes that your air travel experience can be affected by the person you are seated next to and is proposing that passengers can opt to select their seat mate using tools like Facebook. The airline says […]

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Take advantage of a seasonal discount at the Flightglobal Image Store

Have you ventured out into the misty, cold and darkness and waded through the Autumn leaves to begin your Christmas shopping? Flightglobal has a better idea. Why not stay at home and do your holiday shopping online? This is especially appealing if you know certain friends or family members are excited by aircraft and things aviation.  Look no […]

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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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Tony Parsons sets up camp at Heathrow for literary inspiration

What do you get if you have a journalist and/or author setting up camp in an airport terminal? A hopeful revival in airport fiction Man and Boy author Tony Parsons became the writer in residence at London’s Heathrow in early August to talk to airport staff and travellers for inspiration to write a new work of fiction. […]

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Pan Am TV series takes you back to when flying was the fun part of travel

  Remember when you could smoke in the aircraft cabin? Remember when the cockpit door was always open and you could request to go and have a chat with the pilot? Remember when you could show up five to 10 minutes before your flight, purchase your ticket and go, and air hostesses were hired for their looks […]

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CAPTION COMPETITION: Women in aviation

Enter this caption competition to win a copy of The 100 Greatest Women in Aviation by Liz Moscrop and Sanjay Rampal, which includes profiles of the first woman to have a pilot’s licence, Elise Raymonde Deroche, Amelia Earhart, Nancy Bird Walton and Amy Johnston. What is going on in this picture? Post your caption in the […]

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