A Porsche and jumbo jet

A Porsche Has Towed a 285-tonne Jumbo Jet

A Porsche Has Towed a 285-tonne Jumbo Jet A British technician for Porsche GB has set a new world record, towing a giant 285-tonne jumbo jet. Richard Payne claimed the Guinness World Record for the “heaviest aircraft pull by a production car” in his Porsche Caynne S Diesel in Paris. The Cayenne S Diesel pulled […]

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Boeing

Top 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Boeing

Top 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Boeing With $85 billion in annual revenues, Boeing is quite literally the biggest airplane-building company in the world. Just one of its airplane models, the ubiquitous 737, has carried more than 16.8 billion passengers over its lifetime – more than twice the population of the globe. So […]

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The 3 Most Adorable Pilots in Flight Proposals

The 3 Most Adorable Pilots in Flight Proposals Getting proposed to on a plane over 30,000 feet up in the sky sounds really romantic. You can’t always pick where the person you love will get down on one knee, but if he chooses to do it while you are surfing the clouds on a commercial airline, […]

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Video Captures Small Airplane Crash Into Power Lines

Video Captures Small Airplane Crash Into Power Lines Dash-cam footage has shown the moment a small airplane crashed through power cables and burst into flame before hitting the ground near a busy road. The pilot was reported to be from the neighbouring state of Oregon. A single-engine Piper PA-32 crashed at 3:30pm immediately after taking off, according […]

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MH370 Conspiracy Theories

MH370 Conspiracy Theories: Missing Flight

MH370 Conspiracy Theories: Missing Flight As the third anniversary of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 came and went last month, a new theories emerged about what might have happened to the plane. The flight vanished in March 2014, in one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. Following an exhaustive multi-million-pound investigation, the final resting place of the […]

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Five killed as plane crashes in Lidl car park

Five Killed as Plane Crashes in Lidl Car Park

Five Killed as Plane Crashes in Lidl Car Park Five people were killed in Portugal after a Swiss-registered light aircraft crashed on a lorry unloading outside a Lidl supermarket less than 500 feet from a primary school. The pilot died along with his three passengers and a Portuguese man on the ground thought to be […]

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Why Do Passengers Clap When Planes Land?

Why Do Passengers Clap When Planes Land?

Why Do Passengers Clap When Planes Land? Have you ever cheered or clapped when a plane landed? Although it’s not a rule of flying, it does happen – whether on an inaugural flight on a new route, a pilot’s birthday, or after a particularly turbulent flight. It seems like every country’s airline passengers think they […]

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Boeing and Airbus Debut New Planes For First Time

Boeing and Airbus Debut New Planes For First Time The maiden flights for both the Boeing 787-10 and the Airbus A319neo were carried out Friday, March 31. The two airplanes are the newest members of the 787 family for Boeing and the A320neo family for Airbus. The Boeing 787-10 took off for the first time […]

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Oldest Plane, From 1940s Makes Stop in Nagpur

Oldest Plane From 1940s Makes Stop in Nagpur

Oldest Plane From 1940s Makes Stop in Nagpur One of the most iconic aeroplanes, first designed built during the golden age of aviation in the 1930s, attempting a round the world trip landed in Nagpur on Sunday. The DC-3, designed by the Douglas aircraft company, revolutionised air travel back in the 30s and 40s. The […]

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Private Plane Flipped Upside Down

Private Jet Flipped Upside Down and Fell 10,000ft

Private Jet Flipped Upside Down and Fell 10,000ft A German private jet was flipped on to its back, rolled and plunged 10,000 ft but did not crash after hitting turbulence caused by a superjumbo. The near-disaster, in which passengers were seriously injured and the Challenger aircraft damaged beyond repair, has accelerated moves by regulators to counter the […]

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