Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety inspectors have given the thumbs-up for the reindeer-powered sleigh known as Santa One to fly on Christmas Eve so Santa Claus can deliver presents to children around the world. The approval came after a thorough inspection of the aircraft at the North Pole.
Allowing his reindeer to rest up a week before the big day, Santa arrived at Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Saturday aboard a restored de Havilland Beaver dubbed “Santa One,” greeting eager children and their parents with Mrs. Claus on a visit from the North Pole.
Several US airlines now offer customers a Premium Economy option with more legroom and amenities. Do passengers think it’s a good value? And is it effective for the airlines’ bottom line? Columnist Edward Russell investigates.
J.W. “Corkey” Fornof is perhaps Hollywood’s foremost aviator, his work having appeared in 46 feature films—including James Bond classics such as Octopussy—as well as over 1,000 commercials and TV shows. Corkey shares his story, from learning to fly in Louisiana to landing a jet on an Interstate
The news chopper has become an integral tool for TV reporting, quickly capturing birds-eye views of car chases and house fires that cameramen on the ground cannot. An aerial cinematographer in Detroit talks about his job.
Ever notice imperfections in your uploaded photos that weren’t there before? Us too!
South African search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday morning located two planes on a mountain in the country’s northeast after they went missing during severe weather on Sunday.
Korean Air’s first transpacific Airbus A380 flight arrived in New York today, also marking the first scheduled use by any carrier of the superjumbo between east Asia and the east coast of North America.
Police in New Zealand are investigating the death of an aircraft engineer, Miles Hunter, 51, who was sucked into the engine of a C-130 Hercules transport plane early Monday morning.
I have for years dreamed of making the pilgrimage and attending my first AirVenture, as the show is officially called. For various reasons I’ve never been able to make it; most of the excuses having something to do with the lack of money and the rest with lack of time. But this year, this year, opportunity came a knockin’.
JetBlue announced that it would operate two roundtrip “planepools” between Long Beach International Airport and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on the first day the busy highway is shut down, Saturday, July 16.
A nude swimmer who wasn’t a turtle washed ashore at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Tuesday.
Three blimps flown by DirecTV, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield and Hangar One Vodka will race up New York’s Hudson River on Sunday in the first competition of its kind in 25 years.
The all-solar-powered aircraft that is expected to make the world’s first around-the-world flight of its kind next year gave audiences at the Paris Air Show a 20-minute demo on Sunday.
Pregnant turtles native to Jamaica Bay have once again emerged to nest on land, marching onto one of the runways at JFK International Airport and causing what one Twitter user called, “[the] cutest delay ever!”
Another page was added to the journals of South Florida aviation history on Friday with the arrival of the first Lufthansa A380 superjumbo jet at Miami International Airport.