Posts Tagged ‘British Airways’
 

 
The Antonov An-225 Mriya CCCP-82060 is seen here with Buran strapped to its back during a demonstration at the 1989 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Ralf Manteufel)

March 22nd in Aviation History: Antonov An-225 Mriya Sets Takeoff Weight Record Carrying Russian Space Shuttle

The An-225 sets new world records while carrying Space Shuttle Buran, a USAir jet crashes at LaGuardia Airport in New York, a British Airways 747 is hijacked, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 
A Eurofighter Typhoon in flight.

Today in Aviation History: March 27th

The Tenerife disaster takes place, the Eurofighter Typhoon makes its first flight, Concorde flights to Miami begin, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 

British Airways Turns 90

The earliest forerunner of one of today's greatest airlines introduced service 90 years ago today, using a World War I surplus bomber to move a single passenger, a delivery of leather and a brace of geese across the English Cha...
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New British Airways London City (LCY) – New York (JFK) Club World Service Begins September 29th

British Airways will inaugurate their much anticipated—and somewhat controversial—"Business Plus" service between London City Airport and JFK Airport in New York on September 29th.
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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...
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