Books about fighter aces may be two a penny, but books about bomber aces are rare. This is a study of German bomber aces of WWII and it provides fresh insights. – Highly Recommended.
The Falklands Task Force carried the Marine Commando, the Parachute Regiment, the SBS and the SAS 8,000 miles, together with other British Army units to give the Argentine bandits a thorough thrashing. This is a fabulous, moving, entertaining, thoughtful, emotional read and reminder that other countries still under estimate Great Britain to their cost. – Most Highly Recommended.
The author followed a career in the Fleet Air Arm with a stint as curator at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, before becoming a successful author of naval aviation histories. This is a comprehensive study of the bitter sweet post WWII history of British naval aviation and will become a standard reference for its subject. – Most Highly Recommended.
This popular pictorial history series was originally published by Greenhill Books. The strength of this series lies in the selections of rare and interesting images. Text is limited, concise and mainly restricted to captions and extended captions. – Highly Recommended.
Lessor adds latest version of the 737 MAX family to growing portfolio
SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and BOC Aviation Limited [HKEx: 2588] have finalized a deal for 10 737 MAX 10 airplanes. The announcement, first made at the 2017 Paris Air Show, is valued at approximately $1.25 billion at list prices.
– Pittsburgh-based firm specializes in 360-degree high-density video and distribution
– Applications include live and on-demand augmented/virtual reality across multiple platforms
CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced its investment in C360 Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based company focusing on 360° video and augmented/virtual reality. It is the latest investment by Boeing HorizonX’s venture arm established earlier this year, and the first in a company headquartered in the emerging Pittsburgh tech market.
SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will flight-test Long-range Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology next year. This remote-sensing technology could help commercial airplane pilots better detect and avoid weather disturbances to improve flight safety.
1st half-year 2017
- Best first half-year result in company’s history
- Adjusted EBIT doubled to EUR 1.042 billion
- Revenues raised by EUR 1.9 billion to EUR 17.0 billion
- Free cash flow almost doubled to EUR 2.1 billion
- Net financial debt more than halved to EUR 1.1 billion
- Adjusted EBIT guidance improved to “above previous year”
- Eurowings to break-even in 2017 – one year earlier than planned
- Lufthansa Cargo also to break-even in 2017