If all that scratches your itch then the Martin XB-51 is the plane for you. Bicycle gear too! »
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting you caught up on milestones and important historical events in aviation from November 21 through November 24. »
Down Under The Sea - Spotted this Convair in Cozumel. Not my pic as I didn't have a camera on me and I was just snorkeling and not diving. Fun day though. The plane was a prop for the movie Survior II and was sunk intentionally. Word is that it was largely intact prior to the last hurricane to hit the area hard. Now… »
So many of you have probably seen the plug Sploid did for Aerion’s AS2 supersonic bizjet, the latest tri-engined evolution from their original SBJ concept. Your reaction probably fell within one of two camps: this is incredibly awesome! or more likely nice vaporware. Then again, it has the backing of both Airbus and… »
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting you caught up on milestones and important historical events in aviation from November 18 through November 20. »
In today’s world of global telecommunications and the Internet, we tend to forget that in the early days of radio and TV, before the advent of telecommunications satellites that could sit in space and bounce signals back down to distant points on the globe, TV and radio broadcasts ended at the horizon as seen from the… »
America: Knock knock!
Isis: Who’s there?
Isis: Warthog who?
America: Warthog BBBBRRRRRAAAAAAAPPPPPPPPP!!!!!!! »
Maybe not the beginning of the end, but almost certainly the end of the beginning. At Dubai’s famous Airshow this year, where airlines routinely spend gajillions of dollars on orders for new airliners, there was not a single sale of the A380 megajet. »
The Ikarus S-451 M, aka the first Yugoslavian jet aircraft. Ain’t it just the cutest little jet you’ve ever seen? »
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting you caught up on milestones and important historical events in aviation from November 14 through November 17. »
Lockheed’s only major entry into the commercial aviation world took its first flight on this day in 1970. »
Qantas celebrated its 95th birthday with the roll out of this Boeing 737-800 (VH-VXQ) nicknamed Retro Roo II. The livery made its first appearance on a Boeing 707 in 1959. And for those of you who have always wondered, “Qantas” is an acronym for “Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services.” »