Aeroflot takes delivery of another Airbus 320 aircraft
Aeroflot took delivery of another Airbus 320 aircraft fitted with Sharklet wing tip devices, the carrier's press-service reports.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Airbus plans to deliver A350 by end of year
Airbus executives confirmed again Friday that the first A350 would be delivered before the end of the year to Qatar Airways, although they didn't nail down the time frame more precisely.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Patent Issued for Mission-Flexibility Antenna, Satellite Including...
Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The increasing life of telecommunications satellites and the changes in requirements associated with the various missions that can be entrusted upon them requires that payloads, in particular antennas, of future generations of satellites are flexible.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Drinks Business
Low sperm count blamed on wine pesticides
A study has raised questions as to whether the use of pesticides in the production of wine could be to blame for a drop in French men's sperm count.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Concorde: The Photo Story Of The World's First Super-Sonic...
ON March 2 1969: Concorde, the supersonic airliner, flew for the first time, taking off from Toulouse and taking the air for 27 minutes.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The ghosts of war
It's one street and a turn. A church, a mayor, a clutch of people and just a few children.
Carry on: Japan's first A380, customer satisfaction awards, Virgin's expanded Melbourne lounge
Skymark's first A380 nears completion Japan's third largest and fastest growing carrier, Skymark Airlines, will be that country's first operator of an Airbus A380 superjumbo.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Curves of the stream
In Cauterets, a view taken in "Plateau du Cayan" during a beautiful sunny morning ... a winter landscape with mountains, stream, curves and snow.
Airbus A350 Test Birds Make First Flight
Two Airbus A350 XWB test planes took to the skies for the first time Wednesday, doubling the size of the fleet that will log 2,500 flight hours before the new jetliner is delivered to any customers.
Nucleic Acids Research
Dual role of transcription and transcript stability in the regulation ...
At the genomic scale, we measured the contribution of both transcription and transcript stability to regulating messenger RNA concentration in Escherichia coli .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
As to make you regret not staying longer or even live here, the Pic du Midi is presented to you in the distance ... just before taking the motorway to Toulouse.
Airbus posts higher 2013 profit
European jetmaker Airbus Group said Wednesday record demand for its civilian jetliners from airlines around the world drove higher sales and profits last year.
Wall Street Journal
Airbus Plans A320 Boost
TOULOUSE, France-Airbus Group said Wednesday it would raise the production rate of its top-selling A320 single-aisle jet, as the company posted a strong improvement in its 2013 earnings thanks to sharply increased aircraft deliveries.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Airbus strengthens ties with Chinese composites joint venture
With the increased Airbus investment, the Harbin Hafei Airbus Composite Manufacturing Centre will increase production of A320 rudders from 50 percent of global production to 80 percent.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
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Thu Feb 20, 2014
Three cathedrals that epitomize the Middle Ages
The Middle Ages covers a large span of time-from the 5th to the 15th century. In terms of major events, the Middle Ages started roughly after the fall of Rome and ended with the beginning of the Renaissance.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Feb. 19, 1858: Our Lady's Little Mission for Bernadette
Bishop Emeritus Jacques Perrier of Tarbes-Lourdes, France Yesterday the Lady, "Aquero" as Bernadette said, did not wish to write her name as Bernadette had asked her.
EUTELSAT 3B Satellite Flies into Sea Launch Home Port Facility in California
Eutelsat Communications announces that its EUTELSAT 3B satellite has arrived in Long Beach, California, from Toulouse, France and has been transported to the Sea Launch "Home Port" facility to be prepared for launch on April 15. Once standalone spacecraft operations are completed, EUTELSAT 3B will be handed over to Sea Launch's prime contractor, ... (more)