Monday Jul 21
Pioneers In Aviation
PIONEERS IN AVIATION: THE RACE TO THE MOON captures every significant event in aviation history, from the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk and the birth of the airlines to the triumphant Apollo moon landing.
Narrowbody orders push Airbus to overall order lead at Farnborough
As expected, the orders have been coming fast and furiously at the Farnborough Airshow in London, with Airbus out ahead of rival Boeing thanks to big orders for its A320neo aircraft.
Qatar to buy Patriot missiles in US$11b deal: US officials
Qatar plans to buy US Patriot missile batteries and Apache attack helicopters in a major arms deal worth about US$11 billion, senior Pentagon officials said.
Aviation milestone: 747 number 1,500
The iconic commercial jet of the 20th century. It came about in the late 1960s based on demand from Pan Am, which thought bigger planes would be the answer to passenger congestion in airports.