Tag Archive: air travel

A new lease of life for RAFA Newark

You might not realise it, but your local Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) isn't just for servicemen and women. Like many other branches, the Newark location is open to the public for drinks, coffee mornings and small events.

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How much? Unexpected costs when travelling overseas on business

If you frequently travel abroad on business you'll no doubt have warmly greeted news that the European Parliament has approved plans to ban data roaming charges from 15 June 2017.

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Electricity in the air for the world’s first all-electric, cross-Channel flight

It's been over a hundred years since Louis Blériot made history as the first person to fly a plane across the English Channel in 1909. And in July, aerospace industry leaders Airbus Group paid tribute to that landmark journey with the world's first manned cross-Channel flight by an electric aircraft.

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Is your next flight being guided by iPad?

We've all probably made use of a tablet in the workplace at one point, whether you were working on cloud documents or procrastinating on Facebook at lunchtime. But did you know that pilots now use tablets to help them fly your plane?

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Flying car: it’s here, but is it for you?

Like something straight out of a science fiction film, the Aeromobil 3.0 is the latest prototype from the Slovakian start-up of the same name. Recently unveiled at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, and dubbed by its own makers as ‘the world's most advanced flying car', it's already been put to the test in the skies and roads of Slovakia.

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