The last flying Boeing 720 (C-FETB), whose final decades were spent working as a Pratt & Whitney engine testbed, is seen here taking off from Plattsburgh in 2008. (Photo by Senga Butts)

The Last Flying Boeing 720 Flies No More

This week marked the final flight of the last remaining airworthy Boeing 720, concluding the unique airliner's nearly 53 years of service.
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Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.

Air Force Pilots Balk at Flying the World’s Most Expensive Fighter Jet

The pricey F-22 Raptor jet has just gotten back up in the air, but the safety problem that grounded it doesn't seem to be resolved.
by Cora Currier, ProPublica

Over a dozen North American B-25 Mitchell bombers gathered in Ohio this month. (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)

Doolittle Reunion: Massive Gathering of B-25 Bombers Takes Off in Ohio

The first day of the Doolittle Raiders reunion was dampened by record rainfall, but day two featured 20 amazing old aircraft soaring in front of 10,000 excited enthusiasts.
by Bryan Heim



Big Flocking Deal: Air Force Two Hits Birds While Landing in California

An Air Force plane carrying Vice President Joe Biden suffered a bird strike while landing in southern California late this week.
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The Scimitar and its distant British and French cousin, Concorde. (Photo by Matt Molnar/NYCAviation)

Intrepid Museum Unloads Three Warplanes to Clear Room for Space Shuttle Enterprise

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum purged three planes from its collection on Wednesday — a Royal Navy Supermarine Scimitar, a US Marine Corps Douglas F3D Skyknight, and a North Korean Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15.
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