Global technology leader’s 757 test bed aircraft lands in UAE to demonstrate the latest Honeywell technologies to the regional aviation industry. In line with its commitment to support aerospace innovation across the Middle East, Honeywell (NYSE:HON), has brought its industry-leading test aircraft to Dubai for a three-day stop as part of final testing for a… Continue reading Honeywell’s Flying Technology Lab Comes to Dubai
Boeing released a video that shows a Nippon Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner performs extreme maneuvers at the 2016 Farnborough Airshow. With a very light load on board, Boeing’s able to demonstrate the aircraft performance and flexibility. The video also includes steep takeoffs and high-bank turns just feet off the ground.
The Concorde supersonic jet was the Rolex of aviation. The Concorde was first flown in 21 January 1976 by the British Aircraft Corporation and France’s Aérospatiale. On that day a British Airways Concorde flight flew from London to Bahrain and an Air France Concorde flight flew from Paris to Rio de Janeiro via Dakar. On… Continue reading Why Did The Concorde Airplane Stop Flying?
The Solar Impulse 2 has landed in California on Saturday, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the world. Pilot Bertrand Piccard landed the sunlight-powered aircraft in Mountain View, in the Silicon Valley south of San Francisco on the night of April 23rd, at 11:45 p.m. following a 62-hour, nonstop… Continue reading Solar Impulse 2 Completes Journey Across Pacific Ocean
Astronomer Mike Kentrianakis shot a video of a amazing view of the solar eclipse on board Alaska Airline flight from 35,000 Feet on March 8, 2016. The captain rerouted the airplane from Anchorage to Honolulu to give its passengers a view of the beautiful natural phenomena.
Southwest Airlines posted a video on YouTube features their Boeing 737-700 airplane Missouri One being painted in a two-minute time-lapse presentation, which was shot over the course of 10 days. The painting design of Missouri One is inspired by the Great Seal of the State of Missouri.
Bruce Campbell bought a Boeing 727 from the scrapheap and turned it into his home, complete with wings, and landing gear resting on pillars. The former electrical engineer lives in his jetliner near Portland, Oregon since 1999. The airplane contains a makeshift sleeping space and a kitchen area complete with microwave and toaster. Watch the video below.
Flexjet has placed a 20-unit order on the Aerion AS2, the world’s first supersonic private jet, developed in collaboration with Airbus using Supersonic Natural Flow technology, created under DARPA and tested by NASA. The private jet plane is expected to be ready to operate by the year 2023. Watch the video below. via: Gizmodo