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01/15/2001

A NEW COLOR IN THE AIR

Created by a group that operated bus companies, in January 2001.came to sight Gol Linhas Aéreas, benefitted by the concession of slots in Rio-Sao Paulo air shuttle. It has presented in the market as a low-cost airline in Brazil. Among the novelties, a simplified on-board service, a new last-generation Boeing aircraft fleet, and an equipment management intended to minimize time on ground.

04 to 05/2001

SPACE TOURISM

The economic crisis in the Russian Federation in the decades following the collapse of the Soviet Union, have had a great impact on the financing of its space program. One of the unexpected consequences was the offer of space flights for multimillionaires willing to pay a small fortune for some days in orbit in the International Space Station. In April 2001, the American Denis Tito, then with 60 years old, was the first guest of this improvised hotel at 400 kilometers from the Earth.

06/2001

BUSINESS THREE-ENGINE JET

Announced during the Paris Air Show of 2001, the Dassault Falcon 7X long-range three-engine jet revealed the first full fly-by-wire business aircraft. Using the CATIA, the engineering software developed by Dassault,

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