15 Nov 2023, 14:06 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The story of the Embraer E-Jet family is one of a perpetual underdog. One of Brazilian national pride that'd go on to define South America's largest economy.
13 Nov 2023, 20:35 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Today, this D17 looks this fantastic thanks to a full engine-out restoration by Rare Aircraft Ltd in Faribault, Minnesota.
6 Nov 2023, 16:30 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Should all go according to schedule, Dream Chaser Tenacity is due to launch its first orbital test flight to the ISS out of Space Launch Complex 41 in Florida.
31 Oct 2023, 03:11 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Had it not been for the demise of the CF-105 Arrow the C102 Jetliner would have been the greatest missed opportunity in Canadian aviation history.
27 Oct 2023, 17:50 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Thanks to its antiquated and relatively easy-to-maintain engine, operating costs for a T-28 are far lower than newer turboprop military trainers.
24 Oct 2023, 17:47 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / First flown in 1935 and designed by Avro's chief engineer Roy Chadwick, the Anson didn't serve nearly as glamorous of a role in the RAF as a Spitfire.
24 Oct 2023, 00:02 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The story of the A340 is one rooted in the larger history of Airbus itself, and the decades long crusade to stick it to the airliner aristocracy.
14 Oct 2023, 22:01 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / In the timeline where the U.S. Air Force and the CIA picked the Convair Kingfish over Lockheed's A-12/SR-71 program, they would've had an even crazier jet.
13 Oct 2023, 00:13 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Today, only five of the 370 B-50 airframes produced survive. Including one at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.
2 Oct 2023, 23:39 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Would you love to fly around all day in a German icon of World War II powered by a freakin Soviet engine? Or would you rather own a Mustang?
29 Sep 2023, 16:54 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / To understand why the U.S. Air Force and the Pentagon might be ready to change their attitude towards the A-10, we need to go back to the program's beginning.
25 Sep 2023, 01:57 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / It took a little digging to tell the full story behind the PQ-14. But falls back to a little-remembered maverick of aviation's late pioneer era named Al Mooney.
21 Sep 2023, 19:24 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / nder the hood of this bird sits a General Motors-Isuzu V6 with an added supercharger to bring the power output up to 252 hp.
20 Sep 2023, 18:22 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Europe's novel supersonic hyper-airliner didn't plant its flag at New York's JFK or Los Angeles' LAX, But rather Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
8 Sep 2023, 20:35 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Though undoubtedly never taking to the air ever again, the asking price of $50,000 is a small one to pay for an eccentric millionaire
7 Sep 2023, 20:49 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / This is the story of the Convair Model 118, the flying car prototype that almost made sense in the late 1940s. Safe to say, it didn't quite make the cut.
5 Sep 2023, 17:03 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / With a nickname like Caproncino (little Caproni) to throw around, this pipsqueak little twin-seater trainer was so many Italian pilots introduction to aviation.
3 Sep 2023, 17:33 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Hailing from the peak era of Soviet stagnation that was 1974, this particular MiG-21 is the special two-seater UM variant.
2 Sep 2023, 02:17 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / After a global crisis nearly brought the airline industry to its knees, such a special breed of jet liek the 757could have easily gone extinct.
28 Aug 2023, 01:46 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Loss-of-hull incidents involving the V-22 airframe stretch back to 1991, a time when the Osprey had only recently been fashioned from the XV-15 prototype.