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Now that’s a pretty airplane, despite the swastika.

Tesla Tug Tesla Tug

The Porsche Cayenne has pulled an A380, and now this Tesla X P100D is pulling a 787. Actually, electric airplane tugs are starting to become a thing, as airports are switching to them in an attempt to lower emissions.

Good Morning, Oppo Good Morning, Oppo

Taking off from the Reflecting Pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. The buildings to the right are the old Main Navy and Munitions Buildings.

This Date in Aviation History: May 19 - May 22 This Date in Aviation History: May 19 - May 22

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 19 through May 22.

F-102s Over Vietnam F-102s Over Vietnam

This extraordinary photo was taken by Life Magazine photographer Larry Burrows. Burrows captured some of the most iconic images of the Vietnam war, photographs that portrayed both the horrors and the brotherhood of war. Along with two other photographers, Burrows was killed in 1971 when his helicopter was shot down…

Good Morning, Oppo Good Morning, Oppo

I heard you guys liked flying boats. So lets start our week off with the queen of flying boats, the Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper, flying over Washington DC. Best if we just keep going, though. No good reason to land there.

This Date in Aviation History: May 16 - May 18 This Date in Aviation History: May 16 - May 18

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 16 through May 18.

Fun with Google Earth Fun with Google Earth

Grumman E-2C(D?) Hawkeye at NAS Norfolk.

Wagons Ho! A stainless steel cargo wagon for the US Navy Wagons Ho! A stainless steel cargo wagon for the US Navy

From the Planes You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of Department of Wingspan, we bring you the Budd RB Conestoga.

USAF Cribs USAF Cribs

Take a tour of the C-5 Galaxy.

Good Morning, Oppo Good Morning, Oppo

Start your day off with a Junkers Grossflugzeug G 38. Grossflugzeug is German for big-ass airplane.

Service Animal Service Animal

This is relevant to my interests.

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Wednesday starts with a W, which we English speakers pronounce “double you.” But other languages call it like it is, which is “double vee.” So, here is a double dose of a double V, the Vickers Valiant.

Pilot Oppos, Can I Ask You A Question? Pilot Oppos, Can I Ask You A Question?

I’ve been having a sort of silent existential crisis. Starman and I have had a very long conversation about dreams, goals, careers, and where we’d like to be later in life. At the end of it, I had a realization: I’m going through the motions of moving up in my career without really thinking about if it’s even…

This Date in Aviation History: May 12 - May 15 This Date in Aviation History: May 12 - May 15

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 12 through May 15.

MR2uesday MR2uesday

Two MR2 Tuesday

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Insert Tab A into Slot B.

Is this what happened to MH370? Is this what happened to MH370?

60 Minutes Australia says they know what happened. Spoilers ahead.

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