Flight Attendant Uniforms

Flight Attendant Uniforms Through History

Flight Attendant Uniforms Through History Never has there been a more anxiety-ridden topic than “What can I wear on a trans-Atlantic flight that won’t make me 100 percent uncomfortable?” While we as passengers have a bit of leeway when it comes to middle seat-approved outfits, there exists one group of people that have to endure […]

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Space Shuttle in a Kazakhstan Desert

Russia’s Secret Space Shuttle in a Kazakhstan Desert

Russia’s Secret Space Shuttle in a Kazakhstan Desert In 1974, Russia launched its largest, most expensive project in space exploration history in response to NASA’s space shuttle program. The Soviets’ Buran program lasted nearly two decades (from 1974 to 1993), and only one automated orbital flight had been completed before the whole project was canceled due to […]

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The Royal Family and Air Force in the United Kingdom

The Royal Family and Air Force in the United Kingdom

The Royal Family and Air Force in the United Kingdom The Queen has strong links with the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom and with Commonwealth Air Forces. Her Majesty is supported by other Members of the Royal Family who hold honorary ranks in connection with Royal Air Force stations. Some members of the […]

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Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight The General Assembly, in its resolution of 7 April 2011, declared 12 April as the International Day of Human Space Flight “to celebrate each year at the international level the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals […]

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Unsolved Mysteries: The D. B. Cooper Hijacking

Unsolved Mysteries: The D. B. Cooper Hijacking

Unsolved Mysteries: The D. B. Cooper Hijacking It remains one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in the United States, a startling crime that captured the American imagination, inspiring songs, movies, TV shows and books. In 1971, a man who called himself Dan Cooper hijacked a passenger plane from Oregon to Seattle where he freed the […]

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December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day

December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day

December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day We bring to your attention the event celebrated globally on December 7th “International Civil Aviation Day”. A day that marks the successes achieved in the field of civil aviation and the desire for globally progress and improvement. The theme for the day from 2015-2018 is ‘Working together to […]

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Heinrich Kubis: The World’s First Flight Attendant

Heinrich Kubis: The First Flight Attendant

Heinrich Kubis: The First Flight Attendant Flight attendants as they are mostly referred to today have been around since 1912. The history of the flight attendant began as soon as passenger air travel began. In fact the first reported known flight attendant was in Germany named Heinrich Kubis. In March, 1912, Heinrich Kubis became the […]

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The Evolution of the Boeing Logo

The Evolution of the Boeing Logo The Boeing Company, often shortened as Boeing, is a famous global American aerospace and defense company. Boeing is a manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, and one of the largest aerospace companies in the world. With its corporate headquarters in Chicago, the company was established in 1916 in […]

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Spitfire: the Only Fighter Built Throughout WWII

Spitfire: the Only Fighter Built Throughout WWII The Spitfire, also called Supermarine Spitfire, is the most famous plane of World War Two. The single-seat aircraft was the only British fighter in continuous production throughout the entire war. It became the backbone of the Royal Air Force Fighter Command and was most noted for beating back the German […]

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Why Airplane Windows Are Round?

Why airplane windows are round? While not everyone will have pondered the subject while staring out of the window during a flight, the question as to why aeroplane windows have rounded edges, unlike the hard corner in your home is interesting. As this this clever little video explains, round airplane windows are actually a major safety innovation that keeps […]

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