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  • Flight's 100 Greatest revealed

    After weeks of voting and thousands of votes, the results of Flight's 100 Greatest are now public

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  • 100 years of flight safety advances

    News | 05 Jan 2009 16:00 | David Learmount

    As aircraft and engines have become more reliable, the safety focus has shifted to human factors and the drive for improved global standards
  • 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 formed
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    News | 16 Jul 2008 09:18

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  • Flight's 100 Greatest revealed

    News | 16 Jul 2008 09:00

    After weeks of voting and thousands of votes, the results of Flight's 100 Greatest are now public
  • Students celebrate Wrights' genius with replica of Flyer

    News | 17 Jun 2003 00:00

    <p>A full-scale replica of the Wright Flyer 1, built entirely by 18 engineering students from the Ecole Superieure des Techniques Aeronautiques et de Construction Automobile (ESTACA) is on display in Hall 3, Stand F4-2. </p> <p>The replica is being shown as part of this year's centennial commemoration of manned flight, and is being sponsored by landing gear specialist Messier-Dowty. The project is the brainchild of 21-year-old student Guillaume Bullin, a third-year science student at the Paris institute. </p> <p>"I've always been working with wood and as a teenager I began to build some planes and gliders," he says. "I've wanted to build a plane and with the centenary of flight I became interested in building the Flyer." </p> <p>The students used a variety of source material, including documents at Le Bourget's Musee de l'Air et Space, 3D plans from 1927 by Wilbur Wright, and Internet sites devoted to the Flyer to learn the construction techniques employed by Wilbur and Orville Wrig
  • 100 years of flying

    News | 15 Jun 2003 00:00

    Geoff Thomas celebrates a century of achievement