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Thales reckons its acquisition of LiveTV makes it the strongest player in the space

Gogo Video + successful AIX as connectivity proves to be king (again)

https://vimeo.com/125017353 I was sorry not to be in Hamburg this week, for the plethora of connectivity and IFE announcements that swept through my inbox. Sounds like it was a truly exciting show. Luckily my friends at Gogo, Thales, Inmarsat, Panasonic, Rockwell Collins  and the mighty Global Eagle Entertainment kept me updated from afar. Gogo is gearing up to unleash its new (and bigger) Boeing 737 test plan, “Jimmy Ray,” named after the company’s visionary founder. As I was lucky enough last year to be part of Gogo’s first ever All Access Day, and witnessed a demo of Gogo’s next generation [...]

Lynn Tilton MD helicopters to be honoured as Living Legend of Aviation

January 24, 2011 @ 15:59
by lizmoscrop
I wrote this for the Financial Times in October - this is a well-deserved award. Well-behaved women seldom make history, at least not according to Lynn Tilton they don’t. The outspoken founder of global investment firm Patriarch Partners has ruffled more than a few feathers in her time.  She fearlessly charges in where others do not dare, championing broken companies. This bravery has paid off - her firm manages $7 billion in assets and invests in more than 70 mid-market enterprises. The path to success has been tough. A single parent at 23, at the start of her career she [...]

Women In Aviation International at the Shoreham Air Show

August 29, 2010 @ 22:38
by lizmoscrop
dp august 2010 Not private jets...but I'll indulge myself with this one, since I've a special interest in women in aviation. So I hit Shoreham on August 21st to a sadly wet and windy airshow day - one of the worst in the airshow's 20 year history.  A crowd of just under 30,000 turned up to witness flights from the Harrier, Twister Duo, Strikemaster, P-51 Mustang Duo, PBY Catalina and Tucano, which managed to get airborne. Visitors were also treated to the German airfield attack and scramble, complete with pyrotechnics, Hurricanes, Spitfires and defence from Dad's Army. War was never such [...]

Harriet Quimby’s plane

August 27, 2009 @ 23:52
by lizmoscrop
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