2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series – Gill Race Team and Taki 4 Crowned Leaders of the Series in Luino, FGF Sailing Team and Taki 4 Winning Lino Favini Cup

Miles Quinton’s GILL RACE TEAM GBR694 with Geoff Carveth in helm is the winner of the 2017 edition of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series, replicating their success of 2015 – photo (c) IM24CA/ZGN
TAKI 4 ITA778, the boat by Marco Zammarchi with Niccolo Bertola in helm is the winner both of 2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series and Lino Favini Cup in the Corinthian division – photo (c)IM24CA/ZGN
FGF SAILING TEAM HUN728 helmed by Robert Bakoczy, winner of the last two events of the 2017 series, including Lino Favini Cup that was concluded today in Luino – photo (c) IM24CA/ZGN

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Lord Ashcroft: Time to Tackle Public Misconceptions Over Veterans

LONDON, October 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

  • New research finds public overestimates extent of mental health and other problems among former Service personnel
  • Annual update on Veterans Transition Review finds progress, but uneven delivery throughout the UK  especially Northern Ireland

The public overestimates the extent of serious problems faced by former Armed Forces personnel, according to new research from Lord Ashcroft, the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Veterans’ Transition.

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Rombelli Crowned Melges 40 Valencia Grand Prix Champion

Rombelli Crowned Melges 40 Valencia Grand Prix Champion

A crushing-of-the-competition performance by Rombelli leads to total domination and a second consecutive Melges 40 Grand Prix win

(14 October 2017 / Valencia, Spain)STIG, and STIG still. Alessandro Rombelli and his predominantly Italian team which includes tactician Francesco Bruni, Pierluigi De Felice, Luca Faravelli, Daniele Fiaschi, Iztok Knafelc, Filippo La Mantia, Pietro Mantovani and Giorgio Tortarolo are 2017 Valencia Melges 40 Grand Prix Champions.

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2017 Melges 24 European Sailing Series – Maidollis Survives the Light Inverna in Luino

Italian MAIDOLLIS of Gian Luca Perego with Carlo Fracassoli helming, maintaining the leadership in Luino on the second day of Lino Favini Cup – photo (c) IM24CA/ZGN
October 14, 2017 – Luino, Italy- Southern Inverna wind doesn’t fill in as much as forecasted in the second day of Lino Favini Cup, last event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series, and the Race Committee guided by PRO Fabio Barrasso, after some waiting on the water, manages to conclude just one race added to the three already sailed yesterday.

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Rocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C is cast for testing

  • Title Inert propellant pours into P120C
  • Released 22/09/2017 2:01 pm
  • Copyright ESA
  • DescriptionThe first full-scale model of the P120C rocket motor that will propel Ariane 6 and Vega-C into orbit was cast and filled with inert propellant for intensive testing in Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana in September 2017.

    It is the largest single casting of a solid propellant motor ever achieved.

    The photo was taken by a camera inside the casing.

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13 October 2017The first full-scale model of the rocket motor that will propel Ariane 6 and Vega-C into orbit has been cast and filled with inert propellant for testing at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Gatwick sets out its critical role for Britain in Government’s future Aviation Strategy

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  • Further aviation growth essential to improve UK connectivity and take advantage of opportunities post-Brexit
  • Resilience, competition and making best use of Gatwick’s existing facilities also vitally important
  • Gatwick’s Aviation Strategy proposals build on the airport’s growing long-haul traffic and increased cargo handling

London Gatwick has an increasingly critical role to play to help connect Britain to the world post Brexit. The airport sets out today a series of positive steps it could take to help passengers, and the country, in its response to the Government’s call for evidence for its future Aviation Strategy.
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Textron Aviation invests in growth and support of Mexican business aviation fleet with expanded Aerolineas Ejecutivas relationship

from left to right: Alejandro Alonso, CEO, Aerolineas Ejecutivas; Kriya Shortt, senior vice president of Customer Service, Textron Aviation; Arturo Ortega Olive, president, Aerolineas Ejecutivas; Lannie O’Bannion, vice president of Sales, Latin America & Caribbean, Textron Aviation

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 12, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is strengthening its presence in Mexico by expanding channel partner Aerolineas Ejecutivas’ role to include new aircraft sales and service for its full jet and turboprop portfolio.

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