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  • PARIS AIR SHOW: 100 years of Paris air show highlights

    News | 05 Jun 2009 06:00 | Günter Endres

    100 years of Paris air show highlights
  • Spaceflight picture of the week: 22 September 2006

    News | 21 Sep 2006 15:05

    <DIV> <H2><FONT size=2>This week's picture is from a series of&nbsp;unique pictures from the Flight International spaceflight archive, which goes back to the very beginning of the space age.</FONT></H2> <H2 align=left><FONT size=2>Are you able to tell us the&nbsp;event pictured below? What is the mission? Tell us your thoughts and send us your own amusing caption by emailing&nbsp;</FONT><FONT color=#427ab4 size=2><A href="" target=_blank>Kelley Malcher, Flight's webmaster.</FONT></A></FONT><FONT size=2>&nbsp; Answers and winning caption will be published next week. Please supply a physical location in your message.</FONT></H2> <P><FONT size=2><STRONG></STRONG>&nbsp;</P></FONT> <H2 align=left> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #00127b" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=1> <TBODY> <TR> <TH style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: #f30000; FONT-VARIANT: small-caps"> <H2 style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: #f30000; FONT-VARIANT
  • Rare birds

    News | 21 Dec 2004 00:00

    <p>An aviation treasure trove awaits visitors to the Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington, but the best is yet to come with more artifacts en route</p> <p>Under its vaulted, white-arched roof, the US National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center does not look half empty - or half full, depending on your viewpoint - but it is. The more than 1.7 million people who visited the museum in its first year would find it hard to believe that the centre is only half way to its goal of displaying 200 aircraft and a similar number of large space artifacts.</p> <p>From floor to ceiling, the cavernous hangar-style building seems chock-full of aircraft, aeroengines, spacecraft, missiles and other historically significant aerospace artifacts. But when the centre opened on 15 December last year, two days before the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first powered flight only 82 aircraft were on display. Another 21, many from the museum's vertical flight collection, are now being moved in, taki
  • Wright stuff

    News | 14 Oct 2002 23:00

    <p>GRAHAM WARWICK / WASHINGTON DC. LISTING BY MICHAEL PHELAN / LONDON</p> <p>Many industry events next year will share a theme: the celebration of 100 years of flight. For an industry in the doldrums, the centenary provides an opportunity to take pride in its achievements </p> <p>Over the years, a steady stream of aviation pilgrims has visited Kitty Hawk, on the coast of North Carolina, to witness for themselves where it all began. Next year, the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight, that stream is expected to swell to a flood.</p> <p>At least a million people are expected to visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial next year, more than twice the number that normally make the journey to Kill Devil Hills on North Carolina's Outer Banks where, on 17 December 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright achieved the first sustained, controlled heavier-than-air powered flight.</p> <p>A year of celebrating the centennial of flight will culminate in the re-enactment of the Wright