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That Time Tex Johnston Barrel Rolled a Boeing 707 Airliner
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era
The day Boeing test pilot Alvin “Tex” Johnston Barrel Rolled the prototype of the Boeing 707
Phrog in Europe! Heliswiss is the European launch customer for Vertol 107, the commercial model of the military variant, CH-46 Sea Knight
Civil Aviation / Helicopters / Military Aviation
Phrog in Europe! Heliswiss is the European launch customer for Vertol 107, the commercial model of the military variant, CH-46 Sea Knight
Boeing delivers final 747 Airplane bringing to a close more than a half century of production
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
Boeing delivers final 747 Airplane bringing to a close more than a half century of production
Airline pilot explains why future passenger jets could be Windowless
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Airline pilot explains why future passenger jets could be Windowless
Former USAF C-17 pilot and now airline pilot explains why converting from the Globemaster III to the Boeing 737 Net Gen is like going back in time 3 decades
Civil Aviation / Military Aviation
‘Flying the Boeing 737 Next Gen is like going back in time 3 decades.’ Former USAF C-17 pilot and now airline pilot explains why despite being constantly updated the Boeing 737 remains a 1960s jet
The story of the four British Airways Concorde Supersonic Airliners that flew in formation on Christmas Eve
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era
The story of the four British Airways Concorde Supersonic Airliners that flew in formation on Christmas Eve
End of an era: Final Boeing 747 Airplane Leaves the company’s Everett Factory
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
End of an era: Final Boeing 747 Airplane Leaves the company’s Everett Factory
When a FedEx Flight Engineer tried to hijack a company DC-10 cargo aircraft, its aircrew went inverted to keep him off his feet. The story of FedEx Flight 705.
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
When a FedEx Flight Engineer tried to hijack a company DC-10 cargo aircraft, its aircrew went inverted to keep him off his feet. The story of FedEx Flight 705.
NASA bids farewell to SOFIA: the unique Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope made its last flight
Aviation History / Civil Aviation / Space
NASA bids farewell to SOFIA: the unique Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope made its last flight
When a British Airways Captain got sucked out of a BAC One-Eleven a flight attendant grabbed his legs and avoided him going out completely
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
When a British Airways Captain got sucked out of a BAC One-Eleven a flight attendant grabbed his legs and avoided him going out completely
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who landed his Cessna in Red Square
Civil Aviation / Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of Mathias Rust, the German teenager who humiliated the Soviet War Machine by landing his Cessna 172 in Moscow’s Red Square
Antonov Restores Operations of its remaining five AN-124 Cargo Aircraft from Leipzig, Germany, where the Company Relocated after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Antonov Restores Operations of its remaining five AN-124 Cargo Aircraft from Leipzig, Germany, where the Company Relocated after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Former Boeing 727 Pilot tells the Story of when a Passenger confused a Thunderstorm Cloud for a Nuclear Mushroom Cloud, started a Ruckus aboard the Airliner and asked him to Land
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Former Boeing 727 Pilot tells the Story of when a Passenger confused a Thunderstorm Cloud for a Nuclear Mushroom Cloud, started a Ruckus aboard the Airliner and asked him to Land
Not a single photo of Concorde flying at Mach 2 exists. Here’s why.
Civil Aviation
‘It was not a true luxury experience:’ Air Traffic Controller describes what it was really like flying on the Concorde Supersonic Airliner
Antonov Conducts Damage Assessment Of An-225 Mriya badly damaged during the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Antonov Conducts Damage Assessment Of An-225 Mriya badly damaged during the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Boeing 767 pilot explains how he was able to safely land his fully loaded airliner with a 5 by 6-foot hole all the way through a wing caused by a tire blowout
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Boeing 767 pilot explains how he was able to safely land his fully loaded airliner with a 5 by 6-foot hole all the way through a wing caused by a tire blowout
Airline pilot explains why the co-pilot is more important than the captain on a plane and why he would rather have a good co-pilot than a good #2 engine any day
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Airline pilot explains why the co-pilot is more important than the captain on a plane and why he would rather have a good co-pilot than a good #2 engine any day
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