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Airframer journal -
February 2008 issue

Celebration of ‘world first’ centenary looks forward to the next 100 years
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton jetted into Belfast to join in the launch of centenary year celebrations.

Short Brothers was registered in Battersea, England, as an aircraft manufacturer in November 1908, and then began manufacturing aircraft for pioneers including the Wright brothers.

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Features from this issue:

The factory that has to manufacture its own competitive advantage

Collaboration supplies the key to unlocking next generation expertise

News from this issue

Rapid prototyping specialist expands into Australia

Manufacturing begins on replacing Pakistan's military fleet

North Africa is chosen site to produce nose sections

Method adapted from bat echo-location is tested for inspecting composite aircraft

Helicopter firm makes changes to its product line

Hopes are high for 'greener' air-conditioning system

Embraer steps up environmental efforts

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