Aviation History

Why do Boeing models start with the number 7?
May 13, 2019
There is one old-age question of everyone that encounters the fact that all Boeing aircraft start with the number 7. Read more why all Boeing jetliners start with a 7:
The Red Baron – Manfred von Richthofen was born on May 2nd
May 02, 2019
As we celebrate the birthday of one of the most widely recognized fighter pilots of all time, we look back at the life and legacy of Manfred von Richthofen or the Red Baron.
On this day: First Flight Of The Airbus A380
Apr 26, 2019
On April 27th, 2005, aviation was changed forever. The Airbus A380, which provided unprecedented passenger experience, made its debut flight. Read more:
Remembering The 2010 Polish Air Force Smolensk Crash
Apr 10, 2019
On the 9th anniversary of the Polish Air Force crash in Smolensk, we remember what happened to the victims of one of the most politically influential crashes.
The Most Successful Aircraft – The Story Of The Boeing 737
Apr 08, 2019
On this day, 52 years ago, the most popular and most successful jet took to the skies for the first time. It was the Boeing 737, an aircraft that would change aviation.
The First Licensed Woman Pilot – Raymonde de Laroche
Mar 08, 2019
On the 8th of March, we celebrate International Women's Day. However, to us, aviation enthusiasts its also an important date. On this day, in 1910, Raymonde De Laroche became the first woman to have a pilot's license.
The Supermarine Spitfire Took Flight 83 years ago
Mar 05, 2019
On this day 83 years ago, one of the most iconic fighters ever took off from an airfield in the United Kingdom. The Supermarine Spitfire not only conquered the skies but our hearts as well.
How Flight 3407 Completely Changed Aviation Safety
Feb 12, 2019
10 years ago, an unfortunate crash happened that killed 49 people onboard the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and 1 person on the ground. However, the aftermath of Flight 3407 completely changed aviation's safety standards. Read more:
Aircraft That Brought The Future – de Havilland Comet
Feb 11, 2019
As the world was paying a premium for rather an uncomfortable ride on piston-engined aircraft, the de Havilland Comet blew everyone away with its comfort and speed. But it had a lot of issues that led to its downfall. Read more:
Boeing Revealed The Queen Of The Skies 50 Years Ago
Feb 08, 2019
On February 9th, 1969 Boeing revealed the Queen of The Skies to the world. The Boeing 747 became a true icon. And it has successfully carried its legacy to this day. Read its story:
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