London's Hangar 6 will be closed 21 September while we update this exhibition.

British Civil Aviation in 2002

January
The new National Air Traffic Services control centre at Swanick becomes operational.

Also this year…
Easy Jet commits to Airbus A319, with 120 firm orders plus a possible second batch of 120, making the low cost airline one of Airbus’s biggest customers.

The British Government begin investigations into new runway capacity for the South East of England.