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Gliders over Bastogne

When the US 101st Airborne* were besieged in Bastogne during the ‘Battle of the Bulge’ in Dec 1944, they were re-supplied from the air, not just by parachute but by gliders too. Until Dr Peter Caddick-Adams mentioned it in his excellent online lecture** on ‘The Battle of...

Audi Factory Tours Go Online

Audi have launched livestream guided factory tours of their plant at Ingolstadt. The AudiStream tours, which went online yesterday, are pre-scheduled. You can select a tour, in English or German, of different vehicle production lines such as the A3 or A4, and watch selected production stages in...

British Airways Trial 3D Printing

British Airways are looking at ways that 3D printing technology could improve punctuality and reduce carbon emissions by bypassing the need to fly spare parts out to its fleet around the world. The thinking is that 3D printers located at airports around the world, could be used...

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