North Hampshire is the location of Farnborough which also has the international air show which is a biennial event and its biggest attraction. The aerodrome in Farnborough is well known for its connections with aviation and it was in this place that the first powered flight from Britain took off in 1908 and in 1997 this was also the place where the first motor vehicle was operated at supersonic speeds on land. Moreover, many recognized engineers and scientists that had been engaged in the industry of aeronautical science made a beginning at Farnborough.