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Headquarters of Airbus in Toulouse, France. Airbus is a subsidiary of EADS and was founded in 1970. Their flagship is the Airbus-A380 - the world's biggest passenger jet.
All Concorde airplanes on Google Maps Most airplanes on the map are outdoors. The Concorde was the first supersonic passenger airliner that operated commercially. It was introduced in 1976 and retired in 2003. All in all only 20 aircrafts were built for two airlines: Air France and British Airways. HOME - featured movie locations We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Watch the film here for free: http://www.youtube.com/movie?v=jqxENMKaeCU&feature=mv_sr Photos of HOME: http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/index.php?option=com_datsogallery&Itemid=27&func=detail&catid=110&id=2300&p=1&l=1280&lang=en GoodPlanet Foundation http://www.goodplanet.org/en Silicon Valley based companies Some notable high technology companies headquartered in the so called "Silicon Valley" in California: Google, Yahoo!, Apple, Pixar, Intel, Mozilla, Cisco etc. Apple Inc. headquarters Apple's Corporate headquarters (Apple Campus) are located in the "Silicon Valley" Cupertino, California. Microsoft headquarters The headquarters of Microsoft Corporation - the world's biggest software developer - are located in Redmond, Washington. Victoria's Secret headquarters The Limited Brands (best known for its cash cow Victoria's Secret) headquarters are located in Columbus, Ohio. Apple European headquarters in Cork The European headquarters of Apple Inc. are located in Cork, Ireland. Maho Beach plane landing Maho Beach in St. Maarten on Netherlands Antilles is famous for its spectacular plane landings at Princess Juliana Airport. Facebook Campus The new Facebook headquarters, formerly home to Sun Microsystems, are located in Menlo Park, California. Adidas headquarters The Adidas AG was founded in 1949 in Herzogenaurach/Germany. Adidas is one of the largest sportswear companies in the world. Nike Headquarters The Nike Inc. Headquarters are located near Portland in Oregon. Nike was founded in 1972. Hughes H4 Hercules "Spruce Goose" The "Spruce Goose" is a very heavy flying boat designed and built by the "Aviator" Howard Hughes. It's the largest aircraft ever built but unfortunately just a prototype. The construction of the plane was featured in the film "The Aviator" (2004) At the moment the plane's home is the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. Red Bull GmbH headquarters The headquarters of Red Bull GmbH are located in Fuschl am See in Austria. UN departments The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation of 192 states founded in 1945. It's main aim is stopping conflicts and keeping peace between countries - the UN also provides a platform for dialogue and is negotiating in many issues. The headquarters are located in New York City. There are offices with different missions in Vienna, Geneva and Nairobi. IOC headquarters The headquarters of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) are located in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mozilla headquarters The new headquarters of the Mozilla Foundation are located in Mountain View, California. HP headquarters The Headquarters of Hewlett-Packard (HP) are located in the "Silicon Valley" in California. Google Inc. headquarters The Google Inc. headquarters (Googleplex) are located in Mountain View, California. Microsoft's first Headquarters The Historic Microsoft Headquarters are located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Microsoft Inc. was founded here and remained in Albuquerque from 1975 to 1979 before moving to Seattle. The plaque on the rock (Streetview) reads: Microsoft Inc., housed at this site from 1975 to 1979, was founded here by Paul G. Allen and Bill Gates, whose passion for technology and vision of "a computer on every desk and in every home" led to the development of Microsoft's groundbreaking software. Paul Allen and Bill Gates would like to acknowledge the important role that the city of Albuquerque played in the company's early development, offering an environment that stimulated creativity and encouraged entreprenurial spirit. Intel Corporation headquarters The Intel headquarters are located in Santa Clara, California. Intel was founded in 1968 and is the world's largest manufacturer of microprocessors.