Daily Archives: February 16, 2010

Video: Boeing 747-8 first flight and landing

As usual Liz Matzelle has produced a wonderful video capsule of the entire day of the first flight of the Boeing 747-8F freighter. Thanks Liz.

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Overcharging customers for bottled water at airports and cinemas; is legislation needed?

On 10 August 2006, authorities in the United Kingdom uncovered the 2006 transatlantic plot to sabotage airliners travelling from the United Kingdom to North America, reportedly by using liquid and gel based explosives. Since then, most countries have restricted what liquids and gels a passenger may carry into the passenger cabin, and this includes a basic commodity of life — …

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