British Caledonian

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Name: British Caledonian
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Virgin Atlantic CEO heralds 'a time when we can be truly successful'

With Virgin's first scheduled Dreamliner flights from London Heathrow to Boston starting on Sunday (October 26), Richard Branson and Craig Kreeger spoke about their vision of the future for Virgin Atlantic, the day after the Dreamliner's first passenger ... [Published Business Traveller - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Parish pump Uckfield - September 26, 2014

Bodle Street GreenFILM CLUB: The Story of the Weeping Camel (our film for September) is a blend of documentary footage and narrative. Filmmakers Luigi Falorni and Byambasuren Davaa cast a real nomad family of herders from Mongolia and shot many events ... [Published Sussex Express - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.1. Alexander Graham BellRex FeaturesEdinburgh-born Alexander Graham Bell – inventor of the telephone – was also the founder of the Aerial Experiment Association in 1907. ... [Published Flight International - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

City Spy: Jokes near the knuckle at retail shinding

However, the Scot seemed a little worried after the event, telling BRC director general Helen Dickinson: “Sorry about the masturbation jokes. I hope I didn’t upset your chairman.”City Spy was unable to grab hold of new chairman Charlie Mayfield to get ... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish independence and the visitor

Will the tourist buses still be filled with those from south of the border?Today, Scotland may vote to become independent. What might this mean for our readers both north and south of the border?When counting has been completed, this story might be as ... [Published CD Traveller - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Brian Powell: Elite test pilot involved in pioneering projects during the post-war civil aviation boom

Brian Powell was one of the elite handful of test pilots who advanced Britain’s ambitions to lead the world in flight in the first two decades after the Second World War, flying aircraft including the world’s first passenger jet, the Comet. A personal ... [Published The Independent - Aug 15 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Wing Commander Cliff Alabaster

was an officer who guided missions against V1 bases and battle cruisers but fell prey to friendly fire over Dorset Wing Commander Cliff Alabaster, who has died aged 95, was a highly decorated bomber captain who flew more than 100 raids with RAF Bomber ... [Published Telegraph - May 12 2014]

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Branson said: "It was about seven years ago that I went to Seattle to complete the deal for the B787 and, honestly, we expected to have it a few years ago and that has been quite tough on management at Virgin to have the main plane in the fleet not there. Anyway, they have done a great job getting us through what has been quite a difficult time."
After completing a further 30 operations, Alabaster was awarded the DSO. The citation noted "his fearlessness and skill have been an important factor in the many successes obtained. He is a most excellent Flight Commander" . Finally, his repeated requests to train as a pilot were granted and he completed his training in May 1944 when, at Bennett’s insistence, he returned...

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FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contribut... [Published Flight International - Sep 19 2014]
City Spy: Jokes near the knuckle at retail shin... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 18 2014]
Scottish independence and the visitor [Published CD Traveller - Sep 18 2014]
Brian Powell: Elite test pilot involved in pion... [Published The Independent - Aug 15 2014]
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