Tupolev Tu-104

When Soviets Almost Beat The West: The Tupolev Tu-104

The One Time Soviets Almost Beat The West: The Tupolev Tu-104 Story Okay, to clarify – we’re talking about commercial aviation here. I know the Soviets were the first to put a person in outer space, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves too much. The Tupolev Tu-104 was a commercial passenger jet that was […]

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PSA Airlines Lockheed L-1011

Top 10 Aviation YouTube Channels For Aviation Enthusiasts

Top 10 YouTube Channels For Aviation Enthusiasts   We all have those moments when we are thirsty for knowledge about our favorite subject, yet we do not know where to look for. With the internet being a massive cloud of information, sometimes it is just too easy to get lost in it. That is why […]

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El Al

El Al – The Pride Of Israel In The Sky

El Al – The Pride Of Israel In The Sky One of the most controversial airlines in the sky, El Al has managed to survive a lot during its history. If we take a look at any other airline in the world, no other airline had to go through that much. And if they did, […]

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Thank You, Aviation.

Thank You, Aviation.

Thank You, Aviation. Today, on the 7th of December, the whole world celebrates The International Civil Aviation Day. As aviation nowadays is embedded in our lives, we celebrate it for bringing us hope, broadening our minds and connecting us with the rest of the world. Thus, we would like to say thank you to everyone […]

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Tupolev Tu-144 in the air

The Lost Brother of Concorde: The story of Tupolev Tu-144

The Lost Brother of Concorde: The story of Tupolev Tu-144 When we hear about supersonic transport, immediately in front of our eyes there is a Concorde soaring through the skies. Flying for over 27 years, transferring 2.5 million passengers and completing 50 thousand flights, Concorde made a mark on the history of aviation. It had […]

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4 Concorde flying over the Atlantic to celebrate its 10th operational anniversary

The Arrival And Departure Of Concorde. Part 3

The Arrival And Departure Of Concorde. Part 3 If you have not read parts 1 and 2 yet, please do so! Part 1 Part 2 The future looked bright. Successful tests proved that supersonic travel is a possibility in today‘s world and that the future of aviation lies in the hands of those airlines, who […]

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Top 5 Airlines That Are Bankrupt

Top 5 Airlines That Have Ceased to Exist The aviation business is a lucrative one – millions of passengers travel by air daily and the numbers just keep going up. Hence why we are seeing various types of carriers pop up. From ultra low-cost to traditional airlines, they all have their traits, which we love […]

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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: https://www.aviationcv.com/aviation-blog/2018/history-concorde-part1 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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