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Fastest Plane on Earth could even Escape the Rocket!

Fastest Plane on Earth could even Escape the Rocket! It’s hard to imagine, that the fastest plane of all time was introduced in 1964. NASA had a first test flight in 1966 and Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was used for reconnaissance and experimental research. Blackbird had a stealth technology and during the missions more than 4000 […]

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Runway Over The Highway in Leipzig Airport

Germans are well known for their efficiency and when you lack space some extraordinary decisions are needed. This time they have built a runway over the highway in Leipzig Airport. Leipzig/Halle Airport (IATA: LEJ, ICAO: EDDP) (German: Flughafen Leipzig/Halle) is an international airport located in Schkeuditz, Saxony and serves both Leipzig, Saxony and Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. Modern […]

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Why do airplanes fly

Why Do Airplanes Fly?

As an aviation fan you have read a lot of interesting articles about aviation world, but do you know basic flight principles? Why do airplanes fly? We will explain 4 basic forces of flight. Mid-flight airplanes is effected by 4 basic forces: thrust, drag, gravity and lift. If all of these forces are balanced, plane […]

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Top 7 Aviation Movies through the History

Top 7 Aviation Movies through the History Through decades Hollywood studios have funded and created lots of Aviation movies. Until these days some of them became blockbusters while other were considered as flops. While some aviation experts already expressed their opinion about greatest movies, it’s time for us to present our own TOP 7 list. […]

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Boeing 787-9 Fly Like a Fighter Jet

Boeing 787-9 Fly Like a Fighter Jet

Boeing 787-9 Fly Like a Fighter Jet Boeing’s latest Dreamliner the 787-9 is not your typical passenger jet. It can take off almost vertically; do side-by-side rolls and banks hard enough to make it feel as if the wings will break off. These are all maneuvers you’d expect from a fighter jet, but test pilots […]

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Felix Baumgartner's Jump From The Edge Of Space

Felix Baumgartner’s Jump From The Edge Of Space

Felix Baumgartner’s Jump From The Edge Of Space About four years ago, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner ascended to the edge of space, some 39 000 metres above ground, in a capsule attached to a helium balloon, and jumped, freefalling towards Earth at supersonic speeds. An incredible eight million people signed into YouTube on 14 October 2012 to […]

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VIDEO: Navy Plane Nearly Crashed Into Sea

VIDEO: Navy Plane Nearly Crashes Into Sea

Navy Plane Nearly Crashed Into Sea After Cable Snaps A US Navy plane almost plunged into the sea after a device designed to stop the plane failed as it landed on an aircraft carrier. An absolutely frightening scene aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower was captured on camera providing visual evidence of an incident that resulted in […]

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Clint Eastwood: Celebrity with Pilot License

Clint Eastwood: Celebrity with Pilot License

Clint Eastwood: Celebrity with Pilot License Always a trendsetter, Clint Eastwood has been a licensed helicopter pilot for almost 30 years. He says  that flying helicopters is his favorite hobby because, “You’re the only one up there.” In a 1997 “60 Minutes” interview, he took Steve Kroft up in his helicopter and flew him over the […]

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Dream Big: Youngest Female Captain

Dream Big: Youngest Female Captain

Dream Big: Youngest Female Captain Liney Lozano qualifies in industry where only six per cent of pilots are women. In Colombia, she is not only breaking those gender barriers. A woman who fell in love with planes as a child has become the youngest captain of Colombia’s Avianca Airline. Young woman said she was just 14 years old when she […]

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Explaining the Airplane's Black Boxes

Explaining the Airplane’s Black Boxes

Explaining the Airplane’s Black Boxes Any time an airliner goes down, the hunt for the black boxes begins. For 60 years black boxes have been helping investigators with aviation accidents. Here’s how they work. There are usually many unanswered questions as to what brought the plane down. Investigators turn to the airplane’s flight data recorder (FDR) […]

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