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Clement Charpentreau
British F-35Bs land for the first time on HMS Queen Elizabeth

For the very first time, F-35B Lightning II fighter jets of the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy have landed on the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier while off the coast of the United States....


Clement Charpentreau
Thomas Cook goes bankrupt, 600,000 people stranded

British tour operator Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy after negotiations with creditors and Chinese shareholder Fosun failed. The company will go into "liquidation with immediate effect", leaving more than 600,000 customers stranded....


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Heathrow relies on innovation to improve PRM accessibility

Whether they are injured temporarily, mobility impaired, blind, or in old age, every passenger can expect airports to mobilize their technical and human resources at each stage of the trip to make it accessible....


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AAIB releases report into A319 single pilot landing at Glasgow

The United Kingdom’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has released a report into an incident last year when a co-pilot of an Airbus 319 experienced an anxiety attack on approach to Glasgow. The plane was landed successfully by a single pilot....


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Climate activists fail drone flight protest over Heathrow Airport

Traffic at Heathrow airport has remained undisturbed, despite environmental activists planning to fly drones to halt operations. The organization behind the protest accuses the airport of using jammers....


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RAF deploys Chinook helicopter to prevent dam from collapsing

A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter has been deployed to assist with the reinforcement of a dam about to collapse in Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom....


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USAF launches construction of first permanent F-35 base in Europe

Representatives of the United States Air Force and of the British Ministry of Defence met in RAF Lakenheath, east of England, on July 15, 2019, to mark the beginning of the construction of a new F-35 Lightning II infrastructure....


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Spitfire replica celebrates 75th anniversary of D-day landings

To mark the 75th anniversary of the D-day landings, the replica of an iconic British aircraft was put on display on May 31, 2019, by the Imperial War Museums at London Bridge station: a Supermarine Spitfire....


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MAGMA, a flapless aircraft tested by BAE [Video]

MAGMA, a technology demonstrator developed by BAE Systems in partnership with the University of Manchester, successfully carried out a series of flight tests. Once airborne, this aircraft relies solely on blown air to maneuver....


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Hungary to take over NATO Baltic Air Policing leadership

The Hungarian Air Force is preparing to take over the leadership of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission by May 2019. It should be assisted by the Spanish Air Force in Lithuania, and the British Royal Air Force from Estonia....