Aviation News

January 8, 2009

Concorde Cockpit Videos: Takeoff, Acceleration and Landing

Awesome cockpit action from a British Airways Concorde flying from London Heathrow to JFK. Takeoff, supersonic acceleration and climb, descent and landing are shown in these three clips. Unbelievable how complex the cockpit was compared to modern aircraft.



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Finnair Celebrates 50 Years in New York

Finnair recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of their Helsinki - New York route.
by Eric Dunetz
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Emotional Baggage: Passengers Taking Their Bags During Airline Emergencies

Over the past several years, there have been multiple instances of air passengers retrieving their belongings before exiting an aircraft while under evacuation orders, despite instructions to leave these items behind. This has ...
by William Rizzo
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The Mystique of the Boeing SST

I recently shelled out the most money I have ever paid for an airliner model in a lifetime of collecting. It is a five foot long needle-nosed monster with working variable sweep wings in Eastern Airlines colors. On its tail is ...
by Shea Oakley
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A 727? Again?

Take a stroll down memory lane with us as we remember a time when a now classic airliner was once so common that it was boring.
by Shea Oakley
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An Ode to the Observation Decks at JFK

JFK once boasted three public observation decks to watch the goings-on at the busy international airport. Let's take a quick tour through history.
by Shea Oakley
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    These are special men. No amount of training of us mortals could ever achieve the high standards that these guys attain. Their cool approach to their job is beyond words and I am in awe of the skills and professionalism that they excercise in perforforming a unique service. They should be paid accordingly and in comparison with he top earners.