Posts Tagged ‘first flight’


Gustave vs. the Wright Brothers: Who Was Really First?

For years, the Wright brothers’ first flight has been heatedly debated, with some historians claiming that Gustave Whitehead was actually the first. Here's what we know.
by Melanie Rivera

Companies flock to Twitter to congratulate Airbus

Competitors, Airlines Flock To Twitter, Congratulate Airbus On A350 Flight

All the cool companies are on Twitter, that is a fact. Occasionally, these companies decide to have a bit of a chat between each other on Twitter, and the conclusion of the first Airbus A350 was one of those moments. As the cel...
by Jason Rabinowitz


Boeing Prepares For First 787-9 Flight

Are you ready for another first flight? Wasting no time after the successful first flight of the Bombardier CSeries, the Boeing 787-9 is scheduled to take to the skies for the first time tomorrow at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern. A...
by Jason Rabinowitz



Condor Airlines Starts Flights from Seattle to Frankfurt

Condor Airlines flew their first Seattle-Frankfurt flight yesterday using a Boeing 767-300ER, greeted by a water cannon salute and a celebration at the South Terminal.
by David Parker Brown

A350 First Flight Takeoff

Airbus Successfully Completes First A350 Flight

In the early morning hours of Friday, Airbus A350 “MSN1” climbed into the skies over Toulouse for the very first time. The first flight, just days before the 50th Paris Air Show, is a huge milestone in the A350 prog...
by Jason Rabinowitz