Solar Impulse Commences 24 Hour Test Flight

The Solar Impulse - a solar powered plane - has started a 24 hour test flight, taking off just outside of Geneva, Switzerland.

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June 2010 Construction Photos

Our photos of the New Air Terminal Building for the month of June are in, and it's in this batch that I think you'll start to notice the changes from previous months in terms of smaller details.

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Video - Hunger For Hope Contest Draw At Winnipeg Harvest

Today at Winnipeg Harvest's headquarters, two lucky contestants of the Corus Radio Winnipeg & WAA Hunger For Hope contest were drawn, each winning a trip for two to Iceland.

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Video Of The Queen's Arrival

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport New Air Terminal Building received its first official travellers today as Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arrived just after noon. The Royal visit was greeted by over 1500 invited guests, from the Lieutenant Governor to Manitoba’s Premier, WAA executive staff and board, as well as our Goldwing and Silverwing Ambassadors.

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Planes Can Be Art Too

At the Western Canada Aviation Museum here in Winnipeg, many different types of planes are on display, reflecting our connection to aviation history. However, all the planes are displayed like they should be: upright, facing one direction, and portrayed in a fashion that is more practical than artistic. At Tate Britain in London, England, Fiona Banner has done the opposite.

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