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


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


Bombardier CSeries Takes Off For The First Time

On Monday morning in Mirabel, just outside of Montreal, the Bombardier CSeries CS100 FTV-1 took to the skies for the first time. Just before 10am local time, the clean-sheet narrowbody started its roll down runway 06, taking of...
by Jason Rabinowitz



Bombardier Prepares For First CS100 Flight This Morning

Today is the long awaited day for Bombardier, as the CS100 Flight Test Vehicle FTV1 is scheduled for its first flight at about 10am EST.  The CS100 is slated for delivery in the second half of 2014, and currently has only 63 ...
by Jason Rabinowitz

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