Daily Archives: August 7, 2009

How to: Avoiding thieves at airports and on-board flights

Steve Frischling, the author of Flying with Fish, has written two excellent and must read articles, for any traveller, on thieves at airports and on-board flights – yes even on board flights, thefts do occur. He goes in to extensive details on how thieves operate and how best to avoid being a victim. Article on airport thievesArticle on in-flight thieves …

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Airbus completes A350 XWB all CFRP fuselage demonstrator test barrel

Image copyright Airbus, photographer C. Brinkmann This second-generation of CFRP (Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastic) fuselage demonstrator was designed to be very close to the final design of the A350 XWB fuselage as it will be used for certification of design principles and sizing methods. The barrel demonstrator measures 18 metres in length and more than six metres in diameter. Its …

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