Browse Sites By Tag: airplane
cnet.com — A half century ago, the 747 made its first flight. The plane went on to change air travel forever. The Queen of the Skies. The jumbo jet. The whale.  All are nicknames for the Boeing 747, the most famous jet airliner ever to ply the sky. Fifty years ago today in Everett, Washington, the first 747 …
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huffingtonpost.ca — It's a delicious show of solidarity. Canadian air traffic controllers are carrying out a simple, but heartfelt gesture for their American counterparts — they're buying them dinner amidst the U.S. government shutdown. Air traffic controllers (ATC) in Moncton, N.B. and Gander, Nfld. sent pizza over …
13.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — The dad knew that his daughter couldn't be with him, so he went to be with her. Pierce Vaughan, a flight attendant for Delta Airlines, had to work several flights throughout Christmas Eve and Day, so her father Hal Vaughan bought multiple plane tickets to spend the holiday with her in the sky. Ful…
27.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
stuff.co.nz — If Christmas travel chaos does your head in, best not look at this timelapse map of the flights set to take to the skies this festive season.  Nearly 70 million people around the world will catch nearly half a million flights between December 21 and 25, according to the map, created by the UK's Buy…
06.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.com — The objects were said to be very bright and flying at twice the speed of sound. It began at 06:47 local time on Friday 9 November when a British Airways pilot contacted Shannon air traffic control. She wanted to know if there were military exercises in the area because there was something "moving …
13.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
ladbible.com — A skydiver has made history by being the first person ever to jump out of a plane at 25,000 feet in the air without having a parachute. Now, the video footage has emerged and it's bloody terrifying. Why exactly you would want to do that is not immediately clear, but for whatever reason, 42-year-old…
23.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
time.com — Rescuers are attempting to find a sightseeing plane that crashed with the pilot and four passengers aboard in Alaska's Denali National Park. Peering through low cloud cover, rescuers aboard a military aircraft on Sunday were attempting to find a sightseeing plane that crashed with the pilot and fo…
06.08.2018 0 comments From Alex
futurism.com — Boeing just unveiled its first concept design for a hypersonic jet. In theory, the craft could travel at Mach Five, dramatically cutting travel times.
28.06.2018 0 comments From Alex
usatoday.com — American, Frontier, Southwest and United airlines each refused Wednesday to fly immigrant children separated from their parents for the federal government, as President Trump ordered a halt to separations as part of his “zero tolerance” policy for undocumented border crossings.
21.06.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.com — The airline is testing virtual windows that could pave the way for lighter and faster planes.
07.06.2018 0 comments From Alex