Category: History

AVIATOR AND FORMULA 1 RACING LEGEND NIKI LAUDA DIES AT THE AGE OF 70

Niki Lauda

VIENNA – Racing legend and aviator Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70 on May 20, 2019. The race driver was a prominent figure in motorsport for decades, but also had a very successful career in commercial aviation. “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on

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HONEYWELL RETIRES CONVAIR 580 AIRCRAFT

Honeywell Convair 580

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Honeywell Aerospace, manufacturer of aircraft engines and avionics and a producer of auxiliary power units (APUs) and other aviation products, has retired its Convair 580 test aircraft after 67 years. It was built in 1952 and has been with the company since 2000. The aircraft – with registration N580HW – flew for

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BRITISH AIRWAYS B747 NEGUS LIVERY ROLLS OUT OF PAINTSHOP

BA B747 Negus livery

DUBLIN AIRPORT – The last retro aircraft from British Airways rolled out of the paintshop in Dublin this morning and departed from Dublin Airport to return to London Heathrow Airport. The fleet of British Airways’ heritage aircraft – painted with retro liveries to celebrates its 100th anniversary – is now complete. The last aircraft –

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