Friday, June 22, 2018

16 Movies Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts Love

#1 The Right Stuff (1983) The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program. #2 Wings (1927) Two...

Concorde First Scheduled Service

By early 1976, most things were in place to allow Concorde to enter commercial service. British Airways and Air France had opened Concorde reservations...

Experimental air-ambulance version of the P-38

Desperation is the mother of invention. The Second World War was one of the greatest periods in history for the development of aviation technologies,...

The flight from Pole to Pole

On November 14, 1965 Captains Fred Lester Austin, Jr., and Harrison Finch, two retired airline pilots, took off from Honolulu on a 26,230-mile (42,213...

Why Is SR-71 Blackbird An Aircraft Like No Other?

The SR-71 wasn’t like other planes. It wasn't built like them either. The airplane is 92% titanium inside and out. But titanium was in...