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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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Paris Air Show 2009: Welcome to a wet Paris

The 100th Paris Air Show is underway and when dodging the rain, Flightglobal’s crack team of journalists are buzzing away to bring you the latest news, images and video from the event. For all the news from the show go to our special Paris Air Show page or for the Twitterers among you follow our […]

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Calling all historical aviation buffs – we need your help?

We have created a gallery dedicated to the significant historical moments in the 100 year history of the Paris Air Show, with over 100 images of aviation’s premier show taken from the Flight archives.But we need your help! These images have been taken from our archives but unfortunately do not have specific data about the […]

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Stayin’ alive

After a hectic first three days of headline making, Paris must be slowing down, as Reuters took time out to interview actor, pilot and show visitor John Travolta, “looking relaxed and wearing sunglasses and trainers” (obviously not a journalist, then). He talks about flying the A380, which Reuters, ever the business newswire, uses as an […]

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Paris simulator challenge

Day 3 here at the Paris air show and the intake of caffeine is frightening as the long days begin to catch up with us all.

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Well someone has to fly them

Here’s a piece of Paris news that might get lost in the deluge of Airbus and Boeing order annoucements, but has a key role to play in ensuring all those aircraft actually get delivered. Canada’s CAE has signed agreements to develop and manage two training schools in India, which together will produce more than 400 […]

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Day 2 of the Paris air show

Day 2 at the shed and with multiple bacon sandwiches devoured the team are furiously trying to find out the latest from the Paris air show. The weather seems to be holding at overcast, which is fantastic for us as there is a growing suspicion that our office has a leak in it. What has […]

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The view from Paris…Texas (almost)

I am not at Paris with my Flight colleagues, so I can review the day’s events from the air-conditioned comfort of my Washington, DC office. Looks like things went much as expected: Airbus and Boeing squaring off in the orders battle as Rafale and Typhoon duked it out for flying display honours. A couple of […]

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Paris, unmanned

There was a time when the first day of a Paris show would be marked by the unveiling of new airliners, business jets and fighters. Not so much these days. Except in the unmanned sector. According to the latest issue of Peter La Franchi’s Flight Unmanned newsletter, Italy’s Alenia Aeronautica has taken the wraps off […]

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