Boeing displayed the fourth B-2A off the production line, 89-0332 The Spirit of Washington at Boeing Field, Seattle, on October 29, 1994. The open day, attended by officials and staff of the Boeing company, as well as civic dignitaries and defence chiefs, was to recognise the part played by Boeing in the B-2 programme. At peak production, around 10,000 employees were involved in the programme.
One of two former Zambian Airways ATR 42-300s, 9J-AFD, repossessed by JCPL leasing of New York, currently held in storage at Jan Smuts/Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa. The other aircraft is 9J-AFC. Note the blacked out Zambian Airways logo on the upper fuselage. They were flown to South Africa by crew from the South African domestic carrier Air Link. Zambian Airways, meanwhile, has recently been reduced to one Boeing 737 and one DC-10 and on November 3/4 finally went into liquidation.
Loganair’s Twin Otter G-BEJP parked on the beach outside the terminal during typical winter weather.
To mark the opening of an exhibition illustrating the history of seaplanes in Italian Air Force service entitled Cielo e Acqua (Sky and Water) in Venice, last October, at the Giudecca Isle, two Lake amphibians landed in the Venetian lagoon and were moored to the bank. One of the Lakes, a Turbo Renegade, was appropriately registered I-AQUA. Another participant was this Agusta-Sikorsky HH-3F Pelican, of the Aeronautica Militare Italiana, which gave an impressive display, including alighting on the lagoon.
The sole former Qatar Mirage F.1DDA delivered to the Ejercito del Aire, CE.14C-85/'11-70', during a recent training sortie in the hands of captains Mich and Albalat.