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  • Lola's F1 history hides a kink for aerospace


    Motorsport fans love to love Lola. But while the company is famed for engineering some for F1's frontrunners it has diversified with business in aerospace, defence, communications and automotive.


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  • Structural batteries 'could revolutionise electric design'


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  • Structural batteries 'could revolutionise electric design'

    News | 01 Mar 2012 11:00 | Dan Thisdell

    BAE Systems is promising a revolution in battery-powered unmanned aircraft and other devices by building power storage directly into structural composite materials.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Structural-batteries-could-revolutionise-electric-design-368965/
  • Lola's F1 history hides a kink for aerospace

    News | 19 Jul 2011 09:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Motorsport fans love to love Lola. But while the company is famed for engineering some for F1's frontrunners it has diversified with business in aerospace, defence, communications and automotive.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lolas-F1-history-hides-a-kink-for-aerospace-359421/
  • Flight 100 - History 1909-1918

    News | 02 Jan 2009 00:01 | Philip Jarrett

    Britsh aviation made a slow start, but within the decade the country was making aircraft and the RAF had formedhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-100-History-1909-1918-320372/
  • Qatar inks French rail codeshare

    News | 22 Nov 2004 15:28 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:place><u1:p></u1:p><u2:p></u2:p>Middle East</st1:place> carrier Qatar Airways has extended its French domestic presence through a codeshare deal with French rail provider SNCF.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Doha-based <st1:country-region><st1:place>Qatar</st1:place></st1:country-region>, which currently offers a daily Airbus A330-200 service to Paris Charles de Gaulle, is placing its ‘QR’ designator code on a series of SNCF rail services covering 15 cities across <st1:country-region><st1:place>France.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Qatar Airways CEO <span class=spelle>Akbar</span> Al Baker says: “This agreement provides Qatar Airways with an extended presence across <st1:country-region><st1:place>Francehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qatar-inks-French-rail-codeshare-283723/
  • Formula for success

    News | 14 Jun 2004 23:00

    <p>The long-standing links between motorsport and aerospace will be celebrated at Farnborough with a dedicated pavilion to promote cross-fertilisation between the two industries.</p> <p>The move is the first step of a UK government-funded &quot;Motorsport to Aerospace&quot; technology transfer venture. The &quot;Motorsport Valley Pavilion&quot; is designed to allow motorsport companies to present their products and services to aerospace buyers. It is the first time that non-aerospace businesses have exhibited at the show.</p> <p>The Government Motorsport Unit has been created by the UK Department of Trade and Industry to allocate £16 million ($29.3 million) over a five-year period to develop UK motorsport.</p> <p>The UK's Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) has implemented the programme, with support from the Society of British Aerospace Companies. The MIA says that future elements will include provision of consultancy support services, workshops, and a trade mission to next year'http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Formula-for-success-182958/
  • Continental signs codeshare with French rail from Paris

    News | 09 Jan 2003 14:50 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Continental Airlines has become the latest US carrier to forge a codeshare agreement with French railway operator SNCF.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Under the agreement, Continental will place its ‘CO’ designator code on train routes linking Paris Charles de Gaulle airport with the French cities of Angers St Laud, Avignon, Bordeaux, Le Mans, Lille, Lyon Part-Dieu, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nimes, Poitier, Rennes and St Pierre de Corps.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The agreement take effect on 1 February and entitles Continental passengers to earn Continental frequent flyer miles when using SNCF’s high-speed rail services in conjunction with the airline’s flights into Paris.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Continental operates three flights a day to Paris, including twice-daily nonstops from Newark airport and a daily Boeing 777 nonstop service from Houston.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>In Marchhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Continental-signs-codeshare-with-French-rail-from-Paris-268585/