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Boeing's Last 747 Just Rolled Off the Production Room Floor, Cue the Waterworks
Boeing's Last 747 Just Rolled Off the Production Room Floor, Cue the Waterworks

7 Dec 2022, 07:34 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Though orders for Seven-Fours fizzled into little more than a trickle by the 2010s, the type continues to be the go-to airframe for heavy load cargo airlines

 
This Luxurious Morane Saulnier MS-760 Was Owned By the Shah of Iran, Could Now Be Yours
This Luxurious Morane Saulnier MS-760 Was Owned By the Shah of Iran, Could Now Be Yours

26 Nov 2022, 06:27 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The price for the wonderful flying piece of French history? It's actually fairly competitive compared to similar off-the-shelf new private jets of its size.

 
Air Force Research Lab Inks Deal To Support Stratolaunch Talon-A Hypersonic Testbed
Air Force Research Lab Inks Deal To Support Stratolaunch Talon-A Hypersonic Testbed

15 Nov 2022, 21:31 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Formed in 1997 and based out of Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, the Air Force Research Lab has its roots indating back to 1945

 
Iberia Airlines Enters Agreement with Gevo for Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Iberia Airlines Enters Agreement with Gevo for Sustainable Aviation Fuel

4 Nov 2022, 17:15 UTC · By: Bogdan Bebeselea / As more sectors of industry and transportation are going green, aviation is following their lead in a bid to reduce its enormous greenhouse gas emissions

 
This Hawker Sea Fury Fighter Plane Traded Autocannons For Racing Decals
This Hawker Sea Fury Fighter Plane Traded Autocannons For Racing Decals

15 Oct 2022, 03:22 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Powering this sleek beast is a Wright R-3350 Duplex Cyclone 18-cylinder radial engine similar to the one found with the Boeing B-29 Superfortress.

 
This 1929 Buhl Air Sedan Was an Executive Airplane for Packard, Now it's for Sale
This 1929 Buhl Air Sedan Was an Executive Airplane for Packard, Now it's for Sale

14 Oct 2022, 01:42 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / This particular Air Sedan, serial code NC-8451, was manufactured in November 1929 at Buhl's Marysville, Michigan, assembly plant. It was then sold to Packard

 
Teenage Pilot Completes Solo Flight Around the World, Turns 17 While Breaking the Record
Teenage Pilot Completes Solo Flight Around the World, Turns 17 While Breaking the Record

25 Aug 2022, 07:57 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / “Follow your dreams,” says Mack Rutherford as he lands his ultralight Shark aircraft back in Sofia, where he started his round-the-world record-setting flight

 
Convair Sea Dart: A Cold War Navy Fighter Prototype on Water Skis
Convair Sea Dart: A Cold War Navy Fighter Prototype on Water Skis

11 Aug 2022, 19:06 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Only five Sea Dart prototypes were ever constructed. Of the four that made it to retirement in 1957, all were handed over to museums

 
93 Years Ago Today, The Graf Zeppelin Departed New Jersey on a Trip Around the World
93 Years Ago Today, The Graf Zeppelin Departed New Jersey on a Trip Around the World

8 Aug 2022, 21:35 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Legend has it that von Zepplin devised the idea for his future company during a trip to the U.S. as an observer with the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War

 
Instead of Recycling Vintage Airliners, Why Not Turn Them Into RVs?
Instead of Recycling Vintage Airliners, Why Not Turn Them Into RVs?

24 Jul 2022, 04:25 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Especially when it comes to iconic classic airplanes of history, there are better ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle than selling them for scrap

 
Boom Supersonic Unveils New Design for Their 1300 mph Airliner, It's Quiet and Sustainable
Boom Supersonic Unveils New Design for Their 1300 mph Airliner, It's Quiet and Sustainable

20 Jul 2022, 07:54 UTC · By: Bogdan Bebeselea / Boom Supersonic announced their work on the Overture a while ago, but they are still improving an already brilliant design, with new improvements just unveiled.

 
This Adorable Grumman OV-1 Mohawk Could Shoot Down Jets, Sits Gate Guard Outside Museum
This Adorable Grumman OV-1 Mohawk Could Shoot Down Jets, Sits Gate Guard Outside Museum

15 Jul 2022, 20:25 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Designed to replace the even smaller, cuter, but antiquated Cessna O-1 Bird Dog, the OV-1 Mohawk was one of Grumman's rare non-Navy projects

 
Deutsche Bahn and Star Alliance Launch a Pioneering Intermodal Travel Solution
Deutsche Bahn and Star Alliance Launch a Pioneering Intermodal Travel Solution

6 Jul 2022, 03:32 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Passengers in Germany will be able to book a combined ticket for their flight and a journey on an eco-friendly train, thanks to a pioneering program

 
Want a Private Jet With More Flair Than a Cessna? This BAC Strikemaster Will Do Nicely
Want a Private Jet With More Flair Than a Cessna? This BAC Strikemaster Will Do Nicely

27 Jun 2022, 15:59 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Though it's most famous as a trainer, the Strikemaster could accommodate as many as two 7.62 mm machine guns with 550 rounds each plus bombs and rockets

 
10 “Flying Bum” Helium Airships Will Finally Take Off in 2026
10 “Flying Bum” Helium Airships Will Finally Take Off in 2026

16 Jun 2022, 07:28 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Air Nostrum airliner orders 10 units of the HAV Airlander 10 airship, at an estimated cost of $600 million and production scheduled for 2023

 
Record-Setting Mid-Air Plane Swap Attempt Ends in Crash, FAA Is Not Happy About It
Record-Setting Mid-Air Plane Swap Attempt Ends in Crash, FAA Is Not Happy About It

26 Apr 2022, 09:38 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The Red Bull Plane Swap event was livestreamed for U.S. audiences and held in defiance with a direct order from the Federal Aviation Administration

 
DHL Boeing 757 Drifts, Slides Off the Runway and Breaks in Two
DHL Boeing 757 Drifts, Slides Off the Runway and Breaks in Two

8 Apr 2022, 08:49 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / 10 minutes into the flight, the cargo plane stopped climbing as crew began emergency operations. The crash occurred during the emergency landing

 
Russia Seizes $10 Billion Worth of Foreign Planes Under New Putin Law
Russia Seizes $10 Billion Worth of Foreign Planes Under New Putin Law

15 Mar 2022, 03:41 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Lessors from European countries had until March 28 to repossess the aircraft it had in Russia, are now unable to do so. 500 planes are stranded in Russia

 
World's Second Largest Flying Boat Fails to Sell for Sixth Consecutive Year
World's Second Largest Flying Boat Fails to Sell for Sixth Consecutive Year

14 Mar 2022, 03:11 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Powering this aircraft is a set of four Wright R-3350 Duplex-Cyclone 18-cylinder radial engines generating 2,500 hp (1,900 kW) each

 
Student Who Tracked Elon Musk’s Private Jet Is Now Tracking Putin and Russian Oligarchs
Student Who Tracked Elon Musk’s Private Jet Is Now Tracking Putin and Russian Oligarchs

1 Mar 2022, 08:14 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / By popular demand, Jack Sweeney is now offering tracking of Russian millionaire’s private jets and helicopters, but it’s for fun only