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Being conscious of heritage

If you want to know where you are going it helps to know where you came from. British Airways has its own Heritage Centre at its London Heathrow headquarters at Waterside. Anyone can visit, but you have to contact them to arrange it. It’s called the Speedbird Centre. One of the best exhibits is your […]

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Flight powered by fish and chips

Why does it please me that the used oil in the deep fat fryer from which my fish and chips has just been retrieved will power a Finnair Airbus A319? Or maybe, eventually, any number of flights with other aeroplanes and airlines.  This is a Lufthansa Airbus A321 having its right wing tank filled with a 50/50 mix of ordinary […]

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