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Lost in the Bowels of LHR. What commercial pilot Alan Cockrell hates about London’s Heathrow might actually surprise you – unless you are a commercial pilot! Click here to read his post on DecisionHeight to find out more. The Last RAF Vickers VC10 Retires to Surrey. The BBC, Harborough Mail and ThisIsLeicestershire.co.uk all have articles […]

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Disney to Release a Video Game With Its New Movie “Planes.” “Disney’s Planes,” a flying adventure video game based on the upcoming Disney animated comedy adventure film we mentioned some weeks ago, will be available for Nintendo platforms, including the Wii and Wii U systems, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS handheld devices, on August 6 […]

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New Goodyear Blimps Coming. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has begun construction of the first of a new generation of airships to replace its aging fleet of blimps with the new Zeppelin LZ N07-101 airship being manufactured by Germany’s ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik and then assembled at Goodyear’s Wingfoot Lake Hangar near Akron, Ohio. Goodyear […]

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As UAV and drone use is set to rise in British airspace, here are the current rules

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has told BBC Newsnight that large unmanned drones or UAVs could be flying in British skies by the end of this decade and that they have already handed out 120 permits to fly small, lightweight drones. And while the merits of allowing more drones in British airspace can be debated, […]

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