MUST HAVES & LATEST NEWS FROM KEY PUBLISHING - 7 July 2008

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MUST HAVES & LATEST NEWS FROM KEY PUBLISHING

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Up & coming events

Come and visit us at the following events

Duxford Flying Legends, 12-13 July 2008.
Our stand number is A8-12.

RIAT, 12-13 July 2008.
Our stand number is 406.

Farnborough, 14th-20th July 2008.
Our stand numbers are Hall 1 C8 and Hall 1 B21

See you there!

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ULTIMATE FLIGHT TESTS
20 Great Aircraft from the Cockpit

Special Collectors' Edition
Brought to you by the Today's Pilot editorial team, this special 'From the Cockpit' Collectors' Edition features 20 exclusive flight tests. With expert opinion, stunning photography and inspirational commentary plus a foreword by Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown CBE DSC AFC FRAeS RN
Ultimate Flight Test is a must-buy for all aviation enthusiasts.
Flight tests include:
- ACA Super Decathlon
- Aero L39 Albatros
- Skyleader
- Cessna Mustang
- Cirrus SR22 G3 Turbo
- Diamond DA-42 TwinStar
- North American T-6
- Supermarine Spitfire TR9
- Piper PA-18 Super Cub
- Eurocopter EC135
- Focke-Wulf FW-44 Stieglitz

Price: £6.99

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Your Diamond Paddock Package Invitation to Farnborough International Airshow's 60th celebrations

Held from 14th – 20th July 2008, the 46th biennial Farnborough International Airshow is one of the world's largest aerospace airshows and exhibitions. This year, the airshow celebrates two landmarks in aviation history, the 100th year of powered flight in Britain together with its own 60th anniversary.

Soak up the world famous Farnborough atmosphere and join the celebrations in style in our unique “Diamond Paddock Area”, exclusively offered to Key Publishing’s readers and Friends of Farnborough.

The ‘Diamond Paddock Package’ has been newly introduced to offer those with a devoted interest in aviation the chance to enjoy their Farnborough experience to the full in a fitting surrounding, away from the hustle and bustle of other visitors. Diamond Package users will be afforded excellent views of the ever popular flying display from an exclusive area on a prime flight-line position. But remember, tickets are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

The purpose of the “Diamond Paddock Package” is to offer those that have a devoted interest in aviation the chance to witness the exhibits, the static displays and, of course, the ever popular flying display in a private fenced-off area in a prime flight-line position.

The DIAMOND PADDOCK PACKAGE

Access to the Unique ‘Diamond Paddock’ area

Sit back and relax in comfortable deckchair seating

Dine alfresco within the exclusive paddock area and avoid the queues with dedicated catering*

Private toilets

Plus you will receive:

A Daily Entrance Ticket for either Saturday 19 or Sunday 20 July 2008

A ‘Diamond Paddock’ wristband for either Saturday 19 or Sunday 20 July 2008

Free car parking in general car park areas

The daily flying displays† scheduled so far include: The Red Arrows, The Aerostars, The Blades, The Avro Vulcan, Supermarine Spitfire, EADS Eurofighter, Aero Sekur Shooting Stars, MiG 29, Swordfish, Hawker Sea Hawk, GAP Kestrel JP100, an assortment of classic aircraft types that first flew in the 1948 Airshow and many more aircraft. Visit www.farnborough.com/public/public-welcome.aspx for more information.

So why not mark this special year by enjoying the pleasures of the day in sophisticated surroundings with a Diamond Paddock Day ticket.

At just £40 per person, we are sure you will agree these tickets offer great value for money. Naturally, we are expecting demand to exceed supply, so these tickets are available on a strictly first come, first served basis, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Children under 16 just pay a reduced price of only £17 to enter the enclosure (Proof of age may be needed as an entrance ticket is not required).

Closing date for received applications is: UK applications 9th July 2008, overseas 1st July 2008. Please call if any doubt.

You can purchase your tickets in a variety of ways:

Click here for online payment

Download Form to post or fax

Telephone: +44 (0)1780 480404. Lines open 09.00-17.30 Mon-Fri,24hr answer machine at all other times.

PS Subscribers: We still have a few Enthusiasts Day tickets for Friday 18 July left. Please call for details or view www.keypublishing.com/fia2008

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Celebrating 100 years of powered flight in the UK

One hundred years ago, showman Samuel Cody made history when he powered his aircraft into the Farnborough skies - the aviation age had arrived in the UK.
What followed changed the lives of everyone, with transportation, leisure, commerce and warfare all being quick to take advantage of the new technology.
Key Publishing's latest 100-page perfect-bound special issue examines how aviation developed in Britain, showing how the UK's industry started, then expanded during the war years, merged and eventually evolved into its current form. It pays tribute to the famous people behind the history-making machines.
Special features include:
- Industry 'family tree'
- The Science Museum collection
- Fighter evolution
- Bombers: DH.9 to Tornado
- Military Transports
- Trainers and light aircraft
- Concorde's ancestors
- Rotorcraft pioneers
- Flying-boats and seaplanes
- Aero engines

Price: £4.99

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Today's Pilot July issue on sale now.

FREE UK VFR Flight Guide when you subscribe for 2 years.

In this issue:

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HAVE YOU BOUGHT YOUR TICKET YET?

Your invitation to Farnborough International Airshow’s 60th celebrations

Held from 14th – 20th July 2008, the 46th biennial Farnborough International Airshow is one of the world's largest aerospace airshows and exhibitions. This year, the airshow celebrates two landmarks in aviation history, the 100th year of powered flight in Britain together with its own 60th anniversary.
The flying displays* scheduled are being finalised and will be available nearer the time of the event but displays booked† so far include: The Red Arrows, The Aerostars, The Blades, The Avro Vulcan, Supermarine Seafire, Hawker Sea Fury, Fairey, Swordfish, Hawker Sea Hawk, GAP Kestrel JP100 and an assortment of classic aircraft types that first flew in the 1948 Airshow.

To buy your ticket now click here

*Subject to change

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The Trent 900 Engine

Rolls-Royce: Powering the Whispering Giant - The Trent 900 Engine

The Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines power the world’s largest airliner, the Airbus A380.

In February 2001, Rolls-Royce announced the launch of one of the most ambitious engineering programmes in the company’s Civil Aerospace history – to develop the Trent 900 engine to power the Airbus A380, a new and exciting aircraft which would become the largest civil airliner ever built.

The Trent 900 is the 4th member of the Trent family, and holds pride of place as the largest jet engine ever produced by Rolls-Royce. ‘Powering the Whispering Giant’ plots the Trent 900 journey in photographs from concept to design, development, testing, first flight on the A340 flying test bed, flight test on the A380, Route Proving, Service Readiness and Entry into Service in October 2007.

This colourful publication combines the best images from throughout the programme, with descriptions of each major step along the way, to offer the reader a unique insight into one of the most public and most exciting new jet engine programmes ever undertaken.

Buy your copy now

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Fairford has been cancelled for saturday