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Ashley Chrimes
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Trip Report: The Channel Islands Triangle
Our annual holiday this time around took us to Guernsey, the largest island in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, which is a UK 'Crown Dependency'. This means the islands are self governing (for example they are have never been full EU members), but they defer to t...
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Colm Baston!
Will you be around in Nottingham on the weekend of the 29/30th April? A few of us (Craig, Helen etc) are thinking of visiting that weekend!
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Trip Report: Newcastle to Birmingham, the Long Way Round
I recently went on a trip up to Newcastle, travelling up by train. When I saw the price of the trains, I though there must be a better way! So I started hunting for flights. BHX-NCL direct flights are available with Eastern Airways but these are pretty stee...
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Farnborough 2016
So the orders from Farnborough 2016 are in, and the main deals (orders, MoUs and LoIs) are as follows: Airbus 12x A350-1000 for Virgin Atlantic 4x A330-900neo for Arkia Israeli 1x A320neo for Cote D'Ivoire 10x A320ceo for Jetstar Pacific 25x A320neo for Ger...
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RIAT 2016
Last weekend I visited the Royal International Air Tattoo - here are some pics! An Australian Royal Air Force A330 tanker The Breitling wingwalkers The Airbus A400M The Red Arrows in formation with a Typhoon and F-35B An Osprey The F-35B Raptor, the new STV...
RIAT 2016
RIAT 2016
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Jet2 to open Birmingham base
Jet2, one of the UK's largest low cast carriers, will open a base at Birmingham next summer with 4 newly delivered 737-800s. 15 sun and sea destinations will be on offer, to Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Greece: http://www.jet2.com/News/Jet2_com_and_Jet2holid...
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Trip Report: Vienna and the Austrian Grand Prix
Travel time, and a new country to add to my list, Austria, home of Wiener Schnitzel and Apfelstrudel! The reason for the this 3 day adventure? Partly for the travel, partly to see the Austrian F1 Grand Prix. London-Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Vienna (VIE/LOWW) O...
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Trip Report: Vienna and the Austrian Grand Prix
Travel time, and a new country to add to my list, Austria, home of Wiener Schnitzel and Apfelstrudel! The reason for the this 3 day adventure? Partly for the travel, partly to see the Austrian F1 Grand Prix. London-Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Vienna (VIE/LOWW) O...
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The EU referendum.
I don't know how many people will read this, and if you were expecting something to do with aviation then I can only apologise, but I felt like this would be a good platform for me to collect my thoughts during this historic period of time.  I am a young un...
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Embraer roll out the E2
Embraer have rolled out the first prototype of their updated E-Jet series, starting with the E-190 E2. The E2 series benefits from next generation geared turbofans, specifically the PW 1000G series, which is also in use on the Mitsubishi MRJ, Bombardier C-S...
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