Most people that know the difference between a 747 and the A320 are also aware of the technology that is being developed for the large A380 & the composite fuselage of the 787. The technology development has not stopped with building airplanes and is extending to the areas of Training, which brings me to my […]
In light of recent developments meant to enhance situational awareness and aviation safety on the ground, Brian Futterman discusses the nature of runway incursions and challenges the merits of adding to existing technology instead of developing it anew.
Phil Derner shares a somewhat challenging planespotting experience. Aside from not being able to control the aircraft themselves, photographers must fend with weather, runways, road traffic and camera settings. Maybe he should have stayed in bed.
It goes without saying that anyone who loves aviation instinctively looks up to the sky when they hear a plane passing over. It doesn’t matter what kind of plane, any time I hear that whine of prop or the roar of a jet, I always look up.
Ah what a year it has been, its been year of ups, downs, roundabouts, flip flops, and OIL! We began the year with the final departure of Independence Air, the little airline that couldn’t, or should we say couldn’t make a profit.
Elinor Smith, the “Flying Flapper of Freeport”, known for breaking many aviation records for either gender in the 1920s and 1930s, died on March 19th. Today, we celebrate her accomplishments and achievements by sharing with you her incredible story.
Like many people in our hobby, I had an interest in aviation growing up, but I didn’t know the hobby existed until I received that link from Clark Palika. It was a hyperlink in an instant message to Airliners.net. After clicking and tooling through the photo database, I saw some of the first uploads from […]
American Airlines’ youngest 767-300ER has been seriously damaged in a maintenance accident at the carrier’s Fort Worth, Tex. repair facility.