Latest Farnborough Airshow Stories

2011-06-24 11:36:00

Worksop College from the UK second & College Leonard de Vinci-St Aubin from France in third PARIS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 Paris Airshow played host today (Friday) to the annual international schools rocketry challenge between the national champions of France, the United Kingdom and the United States.

2010-07-28 12:12:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Air Show trade attendees have spoken. More aerospace and defense (A&D) professionals are turning to AVIATION WEEK's integrated coverage for multimedia news and analysis.

2010-07-24 05:55:00

Raytheon Inc gave a first glimpse of its Scorpion helmet technology for F-16 and A-10 combat jets via a simulator at the Farnborough International Airshow this week.

2010-07-21 15:23:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK's 15th annual Top-Performing Companies (TPC) study, the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry's leading annual rankings and competitive analysis, identified Lockheed Martin, Precision Castparts, and FLIR Systems as the top companies for 2010 for the second year in a row.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.