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If you like restored WWII aircraft, you'll like this Canadian video.

Thought you all might like to watch this

Added by Jack Dryden on April 17, 2016 at 17:48 — No Comments

Farnborough International Airshow

Diary date 15 July to 17 July

Opening times 0930-1730

Flying Friday  1414-1645

Flying Sat & Sun-1230-1730

Follow link for more info

Added by Graham Alton on April 4, 2016 at 14:25 — 2 Comments

How to Build and Fly a B-787 in less than four minutes

Thought you all might like to watch this

Added by Jack Dryden on April 2, 2016 at 16:10 — No Comments

Name that Boat

A campaign to name a multi-million pound polar research vessel Boaty McBoatface, has gained a Twitter following and coverage worldwide.

The name, which gained more than 16,500 votes in an online naming competition, reportedly trended on Twitter during the weekend with a number of Twitter accounts set up using the name.

James Hand, the communications manager and former BBC presenter who suggested the name, initially described it as "absolutely brilliant" but later tweeted an… Continue

Added by Jack Dryden on March 21, 2016 at 12:30 — 6 Comments

Manchester Spotters

From the 10th June 2016 Hainan Airlines will commence flights from Manchester to Beijing.

Flights will be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Added by Bryan Crawford on March 9, 2016 at 17:00 — 5 Comments

United States Websites

The companion iBook has been published in the iTunes Bookstore

Added by Anthony Nixon on February 19, 2016 at 2:46 — No Comments

United States Aviation Websites

We have just published the 'United States Aviation Websites' companion website.
A total of 243 US have been hyperlinked for quick and easy access to those publicly available websites. Because of the number of Organisations listed we have also included a sort facility by State, Place Name or by Organisation.…

Added by Anthony Nixon on February 17, 2016 at 6:45 — No Comments

Canadian Aviation Websites

We have just published ‘Canadian Aviation Websites’ which is supported with our new companion website design which has been introduced for that country location.

Our interactive Aviation Websites series of eBooks and Companion Websites are designed to provide those with an interest in aircraft and/or historical aircraft in particular access to information where different types of aircraft that are…


Added by Anthony Nixon on February 9, 2016 at 3:23 — No Comments

Attention Manchester Spotters

Did you know, American Airlines is running a daily B787 from Chicago to Manchester from June to October this year?

Inbound flight is AA54, arriving 11:25 and the outbound, AA55 departs at 13:15.

Make a nice change from the B767!


Added by Kelvin Davies on February 2, 2016 at 10:51 — 1 Comment

One to watch

American Airlines flight AA9677 has made a u-turn over St Austell in Cornwall

I am assuming it is heading back to Heathrow.

Added by Bryan Crawford on January 28, 2016 at 13:30 — 2 Comments

United Kingdom Aviation Websites

We have just re-published our aviation website portal at this URL.

This portal currently provides hyperlinked access to publicly available  Australian, New Zealand and United Kingdom Aviation Websites including Google Location Maps [where applicable] 

Whats New:

The recently published UK Aviation Website supports hyperlinks to 67 discrete UK…


Added by Anthony Nixon on January 25, 2016 at 3:05 — No Comments

Big Aeroplane coming

For the real die hard spotters, there is an Antonov AN-124 heading toward Heathrow. This is coming to collect a spare engine and associated bits for the BA A380 stranded in Miami after an engine connected with an air bridge at MIA. Currently over Russia and heading in the general direction of Minsk, the plane, RA-82044, is scheduled to arrive at LHR as flight VDA1901 tomorrow evening at 18:05. How considerate! Arriving in the dark!

Showing now on Planefinder

Added by Kelvin Davies on January 21, 2016 at 16:14 — 2 Comments

Australian Aviation Websites

We have just published 'Australian Aviation Websites' in the iBooks Store

The companion websites:

Added by Anthony Nixon on January 20, 2016 at 7:17 — No Comments


It appears Planefinder has been updated with new fonts, better & sharper icons etc.

And it looks quite good!

Brilliant! Well done the Planefinder team!


Added by Kelvin Davies on January 6, 2016 at 7:36 — 3 Comments

British Moon Shot

On New Year's Eve, British Airways undertook an attempt to reach the moon with a B787-9, G-ZBKB.

Unfortunately it didn't all go to plan and the attempt to get to the moon was abandoned with the aircraft flying on to Abu Dhabi instead.

See it here:…


Added by Kelvin Davies on January 2, 2016 at 21:58 — No Comments

Australian Aviation Websites

We have just published this website which may be of interest to subscribers

Added by Anthony Nixon on December 26, 2015 at 8:21 — No Comments

New Zealand Aviation Websites

This may be of interest to subscribers.

We have just published a 'Free' eBook in the iBooks Store [51 Stores World Wide] with the Title: "New Zealand Aviation Websites".

The book is supported with a 'Free' to browse companion website at this URL:

Added by Anthony Nixon on December 22, 2015 at 23:16 — No Comments

One to watch

I just watched Lufthansa 415, Frankfurt to Cancun, make a U turn while passing over London.

The plane then headed toward Calais and I assumed it was returning to Frankfurt. Wrong! Over the Straits of Dover, it made yet another U turn and appeared to be heading toward London to rejoin its original track.

Wrong again! It has now made a large circle over Sussex & Kent and is once again over the Channel.

It isn't squawking any emergency code and has maintained altitude…


Added by Kelvin Davies on December 22, 2015 at 15:07 — 6 Comments

Supermarine Spitfire PV270

Pinkfroot subscribers might be interested in the 'Free' eBook with the title 'Supermarine Spitfire PV270' which is supported by resources that include video, audio and photo galleries and can be read or downloaded from the iBooks Store.

This complimentary book is about the Spitfire LF Mk.IXc PV270 (ZK-SPI) owned by New Zealand businessman Brendon Deere which has been restored to an airworthy condition over five years at Feilding, New Zealand and flew again on the 18 March…


Added by Anthony Nixon on December 13, 2015 at 0:00 — No Comments

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