Boeing to Showcase the Future of Aerospace at Farnborough International Airshow

New special exhibit will feature Boeing’s “The Future Is Built Here” interactive displays

737 MAX 7 and 787 scheduled for flight displays

CH-47 Chinook and F-15E Strike Eagle among defense platforms on static display

Cargo Village to feature Boeing Global Services exhibit and CargoLogicAir 747-8 Freighter

CHICAGO, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced its plans to reveal the exciting future of air and space travel at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which takes place July 16-22. From hypersonic travel to the future of autonomous flight to manned space flight, Boeing will visually present the innovations that will revolutionize the way humans travel around the world and into space. Boeing will also highlight its award-winning portfolio of commercial and defense products and its broader services business that offers unmatched lifecycle value. This “One Boeing” approach has produced a strong and steady commercial, defense and services order book this year, as the company continues to compete and win across the full spectrum of its capabilities.

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Captain Wayne Bailey to challenge CAA age restrictions on commercial pilots

Legal papers have been served by law firm DMH Stallard on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), issued in the Administrative Court, seeking a judicial review of the CAA’s position in respect of the age related flying restriction for commercial pilots.

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Norway’s hybrid rocket motor sets new record

Hybrid rocket motor static firing



  • Title Hybrid rocket motor static firing
  • Released 05/07/2018 5:38 pm
  • Copyright Nammo AS
  • DescriptionOn 5 July 2018, Norway’s rocket motor scored a new record, demonstrating Europe’s lead in hybrid propulsion for future launchers.
6 July 2018The final static firing of a rocket motor has scored a new record for Norway and demonstrated Europe’s lead in hybrid launcher propulsion.

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Team Oman Air make their opening bid in Portugal as they aim to climb the Extreme Sailing Series table

The Extreme Sailing Series 2018. Act 4. 5th-8th July. Cascais, Portugal. The GC32 fleet racing close to the shore on Day 1.

The Oman Air team are on track to climb the Extreme Sailing Series season leaderboard after finishing the first day of the latest Act in Portugal in second place.

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NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Cargo Delivery to Space Station


A previous Russian Progress resupply ship is pictured docked to the Pirs docking compartment as the International Space Station orbited over the Atlantic Ocean.

Credits: NASA

A Russian cargo ship loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies is set to launch to the International Space Station Monday, July 9. Live coverage of the spacecraft’s launch and docking will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Latest report on space junk

6 July 2018ESA’s Annual Space Environment Report is full of facts, figures and tables that provide a detailed picture of how the space debris environment around Earth has evolved.


Space debris includes all human-made, non-functioning objects in orbit around Earth, some of which regularly re-enter the atmosphere. As of the end of 2017, it was determined that 19 894 bits of space junk were circling our planet, with a combined mass of at least 8135 tons – that’s more mass than the entire metal structure of the Eifel Tower.

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