Concorde Chasis 001 Rolling out

The Arrival and Departure of Concorde. Part 2

The Arrival and Departure of Concorde. Part 2 If you have not read Part 1 yet, please do so here! With everything set in stone, it seemed like the first ever Super Sonic Transport aircraft was ready for take-off in a few years down the line. The engineers set the deadline – the long-range Concorde […]

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British Airways Concorde

The Arrival And Departure Of Concorde. Part 1

The Arrival And Departure Of Concorde. Part 1 Whenever we think of the most iconic aircraft, what does spring to your mind? You’re imagining a lot of aircraft, but one of them is probably a Concorde. Its outlandish looks and the revolution that it brought to the aviation industry left a mark to this day. […]

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Top 10 Aviation Museums Around The World

Top 10 Aviation Museums Around The World The world’s best aviation museums capture the achievements and products of pilots, designers, and engineers. These are the people who got us from those first flights to space travel. So, if you love aviation just like we do, you should visit at least one of these spectacular museums […]

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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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