THE LAST VESTIGES OF THE D-DAY LIFELINE, A STUNNING VICTORIAN LISTED PIER AND A 1600 YEAR-OLD ABANDONED ROMAN FORT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE JORDANIAN DESERT…

THE LAST VESTIGES OF THE D-DAY LIFELINE, A STUNNING VICTORIAN LISTED PIER AND A 1600 YEAR-OLD ABANDONED ROMAN FORT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE JORDANIAN DESERT…

…are just a few of the phenomenal images from the 2019
Historic Photographer of the Year Awards

– Supported by History Hit, Historic England, HISTORY®, AHFAP and All About History –

The winners of the Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2019 were unveiled today by broadcaster and historian Dan Snow and historic and cultural travel experts Trip Historic.

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Budapest Airport secures boost with Shanghai Airlines

The launch of Budapest Airport’s link to Shanghai saw a major development for the gateway earlier this year. In partnership with China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines’ three times weekly service to China’s largest city meant the previously underserved Budapest-Asia market was significantly boosted, as well as making the region and beyond more accessible than ever.

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Guess who “STOL” the show?

Zenith Aircraft recently returned from the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase in Florida, where staff and volunteers demonstrated kit construction and where Zenith once again hosted its popular hands-on rudder workshop. A new feature and definite crowd-pleaser was the new STOL Exhibition with short take-off and landing flying demonstrations. Jon Humberd “STOL” the show with his “Super 701,” a Zenith STOL CH 701 “SkyJeep” powered by a 130-hp UL350iS. Watch the video:
On Thursday morning, the first day of the showcase, Zenith staff and volunteers provided a hands-on overview of the fuselage / cabin assembly of the STOL CH 750 Super Duty aircraft kit by actually assembling the fuselage, demonstrating the ease of assembly made possible by final hole size match-drilled parts.

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Airbus’ Golden Jubilee for Skynet secure satellite communications

London, 22 November 2019 – Airbus is celebrating a remarkable 50 years of providing global secure military satellite communications to the UK Ministry of Defence with the 50th anniversary of the first Skynet satellite. And it’s a double celebration as this year Airbus is also celebrating its 50th birthday.

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Boeing 737 MAX 10 Makes its Debut

Thousands of employees gather to mark milestone airplane

RENTON, Wash., Nov. 22, 2019 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] marked a key milestone as thousands of employees gathered for the debut of the first 737 MAX 10 at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. During a ceremony, Boeing leaders highlighted the team’s accomplishments and recognized their efforts in completing production of the newest member of the 737 MAX family.

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Boeing Starliner placed atop United Launch Alliance rocket for first flight

On Nov. 21, 2019 the Boeing Starliner space vehicle was mated to its United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral, Fla. (Photo courtesy Boeing and United Launch Alliance)

Spacecraft being prepared for uncrewed flight test to International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov. 21, 2019 — Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] new CST-100 Starliner is now connected to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket that will launch the spacecraft on its first flight test to the International Space Station. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station is targeted for Dec. 17.

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ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS TO BECOME MILAN MALPENSA’S 15TH SERVING ASIAN CARRIER

JAPANESE CARRIER WILL DELIVER YET MORE FIVE-STAR SERVICE AT MALPENSA FROM TOKYO HANEDA TO START IN SUMMER 2020; MILAN’S MOMENTUM APPEARS UNSTOPPABLE AS TRAFFIC AND VISITOR NUMBERS RISE

Milan, 20 November 2019 – All Nippon Airways (ANA) will begin flying to Milan Malpensa from Tokyo Haneda, the world’s fourth busiest airport, in Summer 2020, becoming the Italian airport’s 15th serving Asian carrier. The service will mark the return of a Japanese carrier to Italy after a 10-year gap. Malpensa will be only the eighth European airport that the Star Alliance carrier serves from its Tokyo Haneda and Narita bases, as Milan joins an esteemed roll call of the region’s airports – London Heathrow, Frankfurt, Paris CDG, Brussels, Munich, Vienna and Dusseldorf – with direct services from the Japanese carrier.

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