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Plane With Half a Cabin Gone After Mid-Air Crash Is the Definition of Pure Luck
Plane With Half a Cabin Gone After Mid-Air Crash Is the Definition of Pure Luck

14 May 2021, 09:32 UTC / Two small airplanes collided as they were preparing to land in Denver, and both made it on the ground without injury to the three occupants

 
Get Yourself a Dictator’s Plane on the Cheap: Ceausescu’s ROMBAC 1-11 for Sale
Get Yourself a Dictator’s Plane on the Cheap: Ceausescu’s ROMBAC 1-11 for Sale

13 May 2021, 08:39 UTC / YR-BRE, the fifth aircraft built under license from BAC, served as Presidential Plane between 1986 and 1989, and is now going under the hammer

 
British Airways Releases First Ad Since 2019 in Attempt to Bring Back Customers
British Airways Releases First Ad Since 2019 in Attempt to Bring Back Customers

8 May 2021, 07:07 UTC / A new TV released by British Airways includes the airline’s own staff who volunteered to feature in the commercial and tell people “you make us fly”

 
Captain Throws Pizza Party After Flight Gets Diverted Due to Bad Weather
Captain Throws Pizza Party After Flight Gets Diverted Due to Bad Weather

7 May 2021, 06:22 UTC / Republic Airways flight forced to divert to Charleston, South Carolina due to severe thunderstorms, spends over an hour on the ground

 
Two Passenger Airplanes Seemingly Race Towards Landing, It’s a Common Thing
Two Passenger Airplanes Seemingly Race Towards Landing, It’s a Common Thing

26 Apr 2021, 08:27 UTC / TikTok video shows two passenger airplanes flying next to each other as they approach two parallel landing strips at San Francisco airport

 
The Andromeda Is an Airplane-RV Conversion With Its Own Jacuzzi, Full Amenities
The Andromeda Is an Airplane-RV Conversion With Its Own Jacuzzi, Full Amenities

17 Apr 2021, 08:19 UTC / If you’re thinking of giving vanlife a go, this strange but impressive Class A motorhome is looking for a new owner. As long as you don’t mind some extra work o

 
Ouch: Here’s the World’s Longest Flight With Just 11 Passengers, 13 Crew Members
Ouch: Here’s the World’s Longest Flight With Just 11 Passengers, 13 Crew Members

13 Apr 2021, 07:39 UTC / Onboard photos show the world’s longest flight between Singapore and New York up in the air with more crew members than passengers

 
Robots Step In to Help With Airplane Cabin Disinfection Using UV Light Arsenal
Robots Step In to Help With Airplane Cabin Disinfection Using UV Light Arsenal

7 Apr 2021, 11:21 UTC / A Swiss startup called Uveya has invented a robot whose purpose is to disinfect an airplane cabin using ultraviolet light in just ten minutes

 
For the Price of a New Car, Louis Vuitton Is Selling an Airplane-Shaped Handbag
For the Price of a New Car, Louis Vuitton Is Selling an Airplane-Shaped Handbag

6 Apr 2021, 06:38 UTC / The LV keepall is part of the Fall/Winter 2021 men’s collection and will set you back $39,000—because that’s the only way to challenge archetypes

 
Boeing 737 Lands at Wrong Airport, Second Plane Close to Making the Same Mistake
Boeing 737 Lands at Wrong Airport, Second Plane Close to Making the Same Mistake

5 Apr 2021, 08:54 UTC / Ethiopian 737 flying from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Ndola, Zambia, mistakenly lands at an airport that was still under construction

 
Here’s a Cut-Up Boeing 727 Slowly Crawling Down the Motorway to Its New Home
Here’s a Cut-Up Boeing 727 Slowly Crawling Down the Motorway to Its New Home

2 Mar 2021, 12:53 UTC / Pytch Air was bought by a businessman in 2018 but is just now put to good use: it’s being transformed into an office building

 
This Is What Happens When Engine Failure Sends Plane Debris Raining Down
This Is What Happens When Engine Failure Sends Plane Debris Raining Down

21 Feb 2021, 06:24 UTC / United Flight 328 experienced uncontained engine failure over Denver suburb, Colorado, strewing debris across a considerable area. No injuries have been reporte

 
Atea Is an Aircraft Looking Like a Plane, Is Actually the Future in the Making
Atea Is an Aircraft Looking Like a Plane, Is Actually the Future in the Making

19 Feb 2021, 10:04 UTC / French company Ascendance has announced a hybrid VTOL whose purpose is to provide alternative means of flying with lower emissions

 
“Irrational” Concept Imagines the Future of Flying With Hybrid Propulsion
“Irrational” Concept Imagines the Future of Flying With Hybrid Propulsion

7 Feb 2021, 19:55 UTC / Here’s a concept envisioning a new aircraft model that combines an innovative design with a hybrid system for more efficient propulsion

 
Porsche 911-Powered Mooney Plane Is Rarer Than Hen’s Teeth
Porsche 911-Powered Mooney Plane Is Rarer Than Hen’s Teeth

5 Feb 2021, 21:55 UTC / Just 41 units were ever manufactured, so the Mooney M20L PFM is a rare beast indeed. It uses the same engine as a 911 Carrera, modified for air travel

 
1943 Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk Shark Squadron Tribute Looks Ready to Bite
1943 Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk Shark Squadron Tribute Looks Ready to Bite

2 Jan 2021, 09:40 UTC / 1943 Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk wrapped in the livery of the British 112 Shark Squadron is presently for sale for $1,795,000

 
Last of Its Kind 1959 Pilatus P3 Is a Warbird Training Gem
Last of Its Kind 1959 Pilatus P3 Is a Warbird Training Gem

1 Jan 2021, 10:00 UTC / 1959 Pilatus P3 is one of many training aircraft made by the Swiss company; this particular one was the last to roll off assembly lines

 
Pilatus P2 Served in the Mighty Swiss Air Force, Is Cheaper Than a McLaren GT
Pilatus P2 Served in the Mighty Swiss Air Force, Is Cheaper Than a McLaren GT

27 Dec 2020, 10:55 UTC / Pilatus P2 is a Swiss made trainer aircraft used extensively in the years following the Second World War; it's now selling for under $200k

 
1949 Hawker Fury Had 2,800 HP Engine Swap, Is Looking For a New Pilot
1949 Hawker Fury Had 2,800 HP Engine Swap, Is Looking For a New Pilot

26 Dec 2020, 11:15 UTC / 1949 Hawker Fury is one of the planes that served in Iraq decades ago; it had an engine swap after a forced landing in the 1980s

 
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Makes a Ski Ramp Jump, Ready for Indian Navy Carriers
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Makes a Ski Ramp Jump, Ready for Indian Navy Carriers

25 Dec 2020, 18:40 UTC / Boeing and the U.S. Navy test the F/A-18 Super Hornet's capability of taking off a ski jump as America is chasing a contract with the Indian Navy