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Flying home from Farnborough 2018

Reporter Dave Unwin’s Sunday at Farnborough ended on a high. Literally. Having already done several days at Farnborough (and being a firm believer in the old saying that “you can have too much of a good thing”) about the only way you would’ve got me back would’ve been the opportunity to fly something interesting home.

Farnborough puts on safety first Friday flying show

It was safety first for some of the flying displays in light of the recent Shoreham tragedy but amidst the fluff and filler a few vertical dazzlers made the crowds collectively catch their breath, as Dave Unwin reports from the Farnborough Airshow. As the Australian Aviation team waddled expectantly through Farnborough’s near airport-like security screening

Farnborough Day 4 Wrap – Airbus, Boeing tally up orders

Airbus and Boeing have presented their final order numbers after a busy few days at Farnborough, as John Walton reports. As exhausted journalists trooped between the Airbus and Boeing chalets on the final day of the Farnborough Airshow prior to the public flight displays on the weekend, the spectre of the “undisclosed customer” loomed large,

Farnborough flying displays still well worth the trek
General Aviation

While the main course of Farnborough’s Trade days had already been polished off by the fourth day of proceedings, there were a handful of bright spots. Thursday was likened to a hiatus before the airshow throws open its gates to the public, writes Dave Unwin from Farnborough. When Australian Aviation’s team turned up at the

Farnborough Day 3 Wrap – Unidentified customer keeps Airbus, Boeing busy

The slowing of commercial aircraft orders on Day Three of the airshow was somewhat understandable after the flurry of announcements from the major airframers over the first two days of the event. However, Airbus and Boeing, among others, were kept busy thanks to the ever-present unidentified customer, as well as deals for after market services,

Farnborough Day 2 Wrap – Embraer’s massive day, unidentified customers spend big

There were US$51.4 billion in commercial aircraft deals on Day Two of the Farnborough International Airshow led by Embraer racking up hundreds of orders for its E1 and E2 regional jets, as John Walton reports from Farnborough. The Farnborough International Airshow is steaming of ahead of previous records. Over the two days so far, US$95.5


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