Southwest Airlines engine goes boom
Can’t wait for the Paris Air Show!
On April 25th, the second Boeing/ Saab T-X advanced trainer underwent it’s first flight.
It’s not the most accurate or high quality model but hey, I like it.
I’m bored and procrastinating so please accept this definitive ranking of Boeing commercial jetliners.
General Electric F414, used in the Boeing F/A 18 Super Hornet.
When you park at the back of the lot to protect the paint
It seems someone at Wired is pretty fond of Boeing and they’ve been posting some interesting videos. Here we’ve got a look at the Renton factory and 737 production and a video showing the 737 MAX test airplane. They also had a pretty neat series with Delta a while back.
Friendly reminder that there is only one American-only Dream Garage
Singapore Airlines SQ368 made an emergency landing and had a fairly extensive wing/engine fire. Everyone got off, but reading the article it sounds like they did not blow the pilot side slides, which seems odd.
Burnout Sanders, the automatic burnout-performing robot that campaigned and won the presidency, was busy trying to make the Presidential Seal golf cart leave some elevenses in the White House lawn with three-fifths of a horsepower while I dealt with Syria.
My lovely wife and I flew aboard a 71-year old B-17 bomber yesterday, thanks to the Collings Foundation and the appropriate exchange of U.S. Currency. Note: this was her idea!
In the early ‘40s Boeing spent more money to build the pressurized bomber than was invested in the entire Manhattan project. The result was a fascinating display of military technology that included anti-aircraft machine guns that used computers to compensate for airspeed, gravity, temperature, humidity and even the…
Woah, interview was on Friday, got an offer for the job today!! I'm super thankful, and I'm totally undeserving of such a great opportunity. I'm extremely excited to work at Boeing! Will probably start in late April.
Now that we have gone over The Ten Largest Aircraft Ever Built, I'd like to re-introduce you to the largest fictional aircraft ever conceived - at least in the eyes and skies of James Bond.
Virgin flight VS43 from London Gatwick (LGW) to McCarran international (LAS) had a gear malfunction on shortly after take off at 11.45 GMT and I was about to write more about then it turns out it's just landed safely at LGW after 4 hours circling above my head at circa 5000ft. Details are few and far between but…
The angle of attack of an MD-11 on climbout is high.