Mau Mau Rebellion, The Emergency in Kenya 1952-1956


After the end of WWII, the second Labour Government embarked on a program of managed decline for Great Britain. This started an indecent rush to abandon the Empire. Often described as the Mau Mau Rebellion, this saw Kenya engulfed in civil war as the Kikuyu sought to take over at the expense of other tribes and the Asian community – Strongly Recommended.

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Budapest Airport’s growing Ukrainian union


Ukraine International Airlines, the Eastern European country’s flag carrier, yesterday launched its first operation from Budapest Airport with its daily link to Kiev Boryspil. Welcoming the inaugural flight with a ceremonial water arch and celebratory cake, Budapest’s latest airline partner unites the Hungarian gateway with Ukraine’s largest airport once again, having not served Boryspil since 2012.

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Paris Air Show 2017: Rockwell Collins looks to the future with innovations in cockpit, cabin, communication and connectivity

Rockwell Collins’ new Interior Systems business builds upon its strength in commercial cockpits and military applications

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 14, 2017) – At Paris Air Show 2017, taking place June 19-25 at Le Bourget, Rockwell Collins (Chalet 313, Row B) will highlight how its investments in innovative solutions for cockpit, cabin, communication and connectivity are unleashing the potential of the rapidly changing aviation ecosystem.

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Thar Desert

Thar Desert, India



  • Title Thar Desert, India
  • Released 16/06/2017 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
  • DescriptionThe Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite brings us over northwest India with this false-colour image captured on 4 March 2017.

    The Indian city of Bikaner is visible in the lower part of the image, surrounded by a varied landscape of agricultural structures and sand dunes.

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Gatwick joins six other airports for first ever international airport ‘hackathon’

Gatwick Airport, Pier 6 passenger bridge, control tower in background, August 2005, Ref CGA01199d, DH

  • The event will challenge developers to help improve passengers’ travel experience by developing new applications
  • Alongside Gatwick, six other airports: Schiphol, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Geneva, Munich and Copenhagen will participate in the event
  • Each airport supporting the 48 hour ‘hackathon’ will share flight data with the developers to help with the challenge

Gatwick Airport is supporting the first ever international airport ‘hackathon’, which will challenge programmers and computer coders to improve passengers’ travel experience by developing innovative ideas for new apps over a period of 48 hours.


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