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British Warplane History At Risk as V-Bomber Cockpits Come Up For Auction

British war plane history could be lost forever if a man who’s amassed a ‘museum-ready’ collection of rare V-bomber cockpits can’t find someone to pilot his lifetime’s work to a new destination. Nigel Towler, 65, has dedicated 40 years of his life to salvaging and restoring the largest array of V-Bomber cockpits in one private collection. The strategic bombers first flew 70 years ago courtesy starting with the Vickers Valiant in 1951. It entered service...

Opportunities and Challenges for the Private Aviation Industry

In the current coronavirus crisis, there are challenges and opportunities for the aviation industry, specifically for the private sector. We asked the experts at Pula Aviation for their insight. Q. In the current coronavirus crisis, what can aviation services do to maintain services and ensure safety? A. The spread of Coronavirus has posed a serious test to the aviation industry – companies have had to adjust activities to mitigate the financial and practical impact of operating...

Luxury Travel in an Environmentally Proactive Aviation Industry

The world is becoming more environmentally aware – with aviation embracing carbon-reducing initiatives. From lighter materials in aircraft manufacture, to ground-breaking engine technology and the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), changes are underway that will positively change the impact of aircraft on this planet. By 2050, there is an industry-wide push to halve net CO2 emissions. For private aviation, carbon offsetting is key in reducing carbon footprint. “Carbon offsetting is becoming more visible in...

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