Royal Aircraft Establishment

Type: Company
Name: Royal Aircraft Establishment
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Skytrax Awards

The 2014 Skytrax Airline Awards coincided with Farnborough Air Show, taking advantage of the many CEOs and senior airline executives in the UK for the show.This year’s venue was the Wind Tunnel Q121 (the former Royal Aircraft Establishment).Aircraft from ... [Published The Business Travel News - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Airline, Skytrax, Gaala
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Crowds gear up for last day of New Forest Show

THOUSANDS are expected to enjoy a last hurrah at the New Forest Show as it ends today.Blazing sunshine and a wide range of attractions resulted in another bumper crowd on the first two days.The show is being held at New Park, Brockenhurst, which is currently ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Virgin America Is Double-Award Winner In 2014 World Airline Awards

Virgin America, the  California -based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, took top honors for Best Low-Cost Airline in the  U.S.A.  for the fifth consecutive year as well as Best Staff Service among North American airlines for the fourth ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Air Commodore Peter Thorne

was a pilot who tested fighters for the RAF and went on to hold sensitive diplomatic posts in Tehran and Moscow Air Commodore Peter Thorne, who has died aged 90, was one of the RAF’s foremost post-war fighter pilots and test pilots; he was awarded three ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Worker shares memories of time spent in Farnborough wind tunnels

Looking back at how Farnborough's wind tunnels were used by the Royal Aircraft Establishment from 1907 to the 1960sView galleryFASTWind tunnelsView galleryAs Farnborough’s historic wind tunnels have opened to the public for the first time , a former Royal ... [Published Get Hampshire - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 reports

Oman Air celebrates World Airline Awards recognition

posted today | Thursday, 17 Jul 2014Oman Air recently scooped the Best Airlines Staff Service Middle East accolade at the World Airline Awards – Skytrax.Adding to this, the Omani airline came in second place for the Best Onboard Catering - Business Class ... [Published TTG Middle East & North Africa - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Oman Air, Airline, Gaala, Skytrax
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Virgin America is double-award winner in 2014 World Airline Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America took top honors for Best Low-Cost Airline in the USA for the fifth consecutive year as well as Best Staff Service among North American airlines for the fourth year in a row in the 2014 World Airline Awards (formerly ... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Artliner Brings Old Farnborough Wind Tunnel Back To Life

You may not think art and aviation mix–but think again! Artist Tatiana Ojjeh has, with the support of various sponsors including Farnborough Airport owner TAG Aviation, brought a creative experience to the show in one of the old, vast wind tunnels–situated ... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

You Can Explore This WWII-Era Wind Tunnel For the First Time Ever

Imagine setting foot inside a building big enough to comfortably house a Concorde; a place where the aerodynamics of WWII-era Spitfires were tested, and women "doped" planes with toxic, varnish-treated textiles during WWI. There's a whole lot of history ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Two wheels the real deal for Eric Stallard

As far as Surfside’s Eric Stallard is concerned, two wheels is the real deal. As far as Surfside’s Eric Stallard is concerned, two wheels is the real deal. Eric, 74, has been a motorbike fan for 62 years, since he was a child growing up in southern E ... [Published Batemans Bay Post - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Virgin Galactic Chief Pilot awarded Honorary Doctorate by Glasgow University

in Aviation / SpacePosted 1 July 2014 · Add CommentVirgin Galactic's Chief Pilot, David Mackay, is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Glasgow on Wednesday 2 July 2014.He will also give a free public lecture in advance of this in ... [Published ADS Advance - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Inside the turbines that changed history

Stories of Spitfires, Vulcans Concorde, a Christmas tree and Olympic skiers are just a few of the mind-blowing secrets of the wind tunnel testsStanding before the giant fan with its six huge mahogany blades, I can only imagine the deafening noise it would ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]

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"Oman Air is extremely pleased and extremely proud to accept this award, which recognises the outstanding service that our staff offer to all our customers."
...the voice of passengers, and being a global survey are regarded as a benchmark of airline excellence," said Edward Plaisted, CEO of Skytrax. "The awards recognise the front-line service quality being delivered by Virgin America staff across all customer-facing areas, both in the airport and onboard environment, and it is their success that we are honoring today with these awards."
Professor Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, said: "The University of Glasgow is delighted to award Captain David Mackay an honorary degree to recognise his outstanding achievements in the field of aeronautical engineering. He is a great example of the excellence of the University's engineering department, and it is a privilege to acknowledge his achievements."
Business Secretary Vince Cable said: "This report serves as a very good reminder of the UK's considerable strengths in manufacturing, and the current revival that we're seeing in the sector is highly encouraging. The Government is working closely with manufacturing businesses to give them the confidence to invest, securing highly-skilled jobs, a stronger economy, and more world-shaping inventions in the future."

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Crowds gear up for last day of New Forest Show [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 31 2014]
Skytrax Awards [Published The Business Travel News - Jul 31 2014]
Virgin America Is Double-Award Winner In 2014 W... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 25 2014]
Air Commodore Peter Thorne [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
Worker shares memories of time spent in Farnbor... [Published Get Hampshire - Jul 17 2014]
Oman Air celebrates World Airline Awards recogn... [Published TTG Middle East & North Africa - Jul 17 2014]
Oman Air flies high at World Airline Awards [Published Muscat Daily - Jul 16 2014]
Farnborough: Oman Air wins Best Airline Staff S... [Published Arabian Aerospace - Jul 16 2014]
Oman Air wins Best Airline Staff Service Middle... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 16 2014]
Virgin America is double-award winner in 2014 W... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 15 2014]
Virgin America Is Double-Award Winner In 2014 W... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 15 2014]
Virgin America Is Double-Award Winner In 2014 W... [Published Ask.com - Jul 15 2014]
Artliner Brings Old Farnborough Wind Tunnel Bac... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 12 2014]
You Can Explore This WWII-Era Wind Tunnel For t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 04 2014]
You Can Explore This WWII-Era Wind Tunnel For t... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 03 2014]
Two wheels the real deal for Eric Stallard [Published Batemans Bay Post - Jul 03 2014]
Virgin Galactic Chief Pilot awarded Honorary Do... [Published ADS Advance - Jul 01 2014]
The Cornishman published OBITUARY: John Davey, ... [Published The Cornishman - Jun 26 2014]
Skytrax announces that the World Airline Awards... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jun 24 2014]
Consumers In The Dark About British Inventions [Published Caithness Business Index - Jun 23 2014]
Inside the turbines that changed history [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
Professor David Denison [Published Telegraph - May 25 2014]
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