Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 747’

A US Air Force Boeing VC-25 (SAM 29000) flies over Mount Rushmore. (Photo by US Air Force)

Pentagon Frustrated With Boeing After Moving Air Force One Work to Texas

The Pentagon has fired off a sternly-worded letter to Boeing regarding the airframer's move of Air Force One repairs from Kansas to Texas.
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World’s First Jet Plane Takes Off in Nazi Germany: July 18 in Aviation History

The world's first jet plane makes its first flight, John Glenn is born, the first female 747 captain takes off, and more.
by NYCAviation Staff


Video: Brisk Wind Tries to Help 747 Fly One Last Time

Without the weight of its engines, a 747 at the end of its career wants to fly one last time. Does she make it?
by Phil Derner Jr.


An Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8 Freighter on display at the 2011 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Rohan Visvanathan, via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)

High Art: History, Hype and The World’s Biggest Planes

Can a reborn jetliner again change the world — or look good trying?
by Patrick Smith


Photos: Hey, Remember When the Space Shuttle Flew Over New York Last Week? That Was Cool!

We've finally recovered from our Space Shuttle Enterprise-arrival hangovers to publish some of our favorite photos of the arrivals and flyovers.
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