Now that’s a pretty airplane, despite the swastika.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
Grumman E-2C(D?) Hawkeye at NAS Norfolk.
From the Planes You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of Department of Wingspan, we bring you the Budd RB Conestoga.
Take a tour of the C-5 Galaxy.
Start your day off with a Junkers Grossflugzeug G 38. Grossflugzeug is German for big-ass airplane.
This is relevant to my interests.
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.
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…
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.
Two MR2 Tuesday
Insert Tab A into Slot B.
60 Minutes Australia says they know what happened. Spoilers ahead.