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Finnair introducing biofuel flights

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Finnair plans to start its first flights using a mix of biofuel and regular aviation fuel next week.
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Blue1 to cease operating the Tallinn-Helsinki flight route

Blue1 to cease operating the Tallinn-Helsinki flight route | Finland | Scoop.it
Blue1 – SAS-owned airline that competes with Finnair on the Tallinn-Helsinki flight route will cease operating this route in August, writes LETA/Äripäev.ee.
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Thunderbirds @ Turku, Finland, 17-Jun-2011

Short movie of U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds practicing for their shows on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of June, 2011, at Turku Air Show 2011.
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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds : Trip 7.5 Finland | Facebook

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds : Trip 7.5 Finland | Facebook | Finland | Scoop.it
Lt. Col. Case Cunningham, Commander/Leader, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron "Thunderbirds", arrives at Turku Airport, Turku, Finland, June 16, 2011. The arrival of the Thunderbirds is a historic milestone, marking the first time in team history the Thunderbirds have performed in Finland.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

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Gliders collide – one pilot dead

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Two glider aircraft collided in mid-air during the national glider championships taking place at Räyskälä, just west of Riihimäki in southern Finland.
One of the two pilots was found nearly unharmed soon after the collision, but the other was found dead on Sunday evening after a search involving a helicopter and rescue teams.
The pilot who survived parachuted to safety and was taken to hospital, before being discharged.
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Bristol Blenheim MkIV bomber.

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Bristol Blenheim MkIV bomber. There are only a couple of these surviving in the world. This was built in Finland.

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Between Dracula and Santa Claus: Video for Finnish Aviation Museum or marketing the museum thorugh the social media

Between Dracula and Santa Claus: Video for Finnish Aviation Museum or marketing the museum thorugh the social media | Finland | Scoop.it
Video for Finnish Aviation Museum or marketing the museum thorugh the social media http://dlvr.it/YH1lf...
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FlyNano carbon fibered flier weighs less than you do « GrabCAD Blog

FlyNano carbon fibered flier weighs less than you do « GrabCAD Blog | Finland | Scoop.it
Interview: FlyNano is the brainchild of an aviation consultant, designer an enthusiastic pilot Aki Suokas who first dreamed of an aircraft to weigh less than 70 kilos over 7 years ago...
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Turku Airshow 2011

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The Turku Airshow 2011, taking place on June 18th and 19th, has been awarded the year 2011 master airshow status by the Finnish Aeronautical Association. The event is part of the aviation history already – U.S. Air Force display team Thunderbirds will be performing first time ever in Finland. This is the opportunity you don’t want to miss – be sure to head to Turku at June!

The Turku Airshow 2011 is organized by Aviation Club of Turku (Turun Lentokerho ry) in association with the Finnish Aeronautical Association (SIL).
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Finnish NH90s take part in historic operation | Shephard Group

Finnish NH90s take part in historic operation | Shephard Group | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish Defence Forces made aviation history on 8th June, when eight NH90-helicopters executed large troop transportation in FDF main field exercise “Pyörremyrsky”.
Over 150 jaegers were transported from Helsinki area to Kauhava. This was the largest troop transportation so far made with NH90-helicopters in Finland, perhaps even in the whole world...
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Turku Airshow 2011: Thunderbirds, U.S.Air Force 1st time ever in Finland

Turku Airshow 2011: Thunderbirds, U.S.Air Force 1st time ever in Finland | Finland | Scoop.it
The Turku Airhow 2011, taking place on June 18th and 19th, has been awarded the year 2011 master airshow status by the Finnish Aeronautical Association. The event is part of the aviation history already – U.S. Air Force display team Thunderbirds will be performing first time ever in Finland. This is the opportunity you don’t want to miss – be sure to head to Turku at June!

The Turku Airshow 2011 is organized by Aviation Club of Turku (Turun Lentokerho ry) in association with the Finnish Aeronautical Association (SIL).
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