During my years of flying since 1967, I have experienced occasional annoyance which has really tested my patience. This article relates my top pet peeves ranging from cancelled flights to turbulence.
Flying is the fastest mode of travel known to man but how fast is the fastest passenger aircraft? Let’s find out.
Helicopters have the amazing capability of landing safely on a small area free of obstacles even if engine power is lost. Phases, types and aerodynamics of an autorotation are explained in detail.
With outstanding safety features, a modern glass cockpit and impressive performance, the Cabri G2 is currently the best training helicopter in the world.
Lockheed Corporation wanted to build a transport aircraft that, according to Lockheed’s chief research engineer Kelly Johnson, “would carry more people farther and faster than ever before, and economically enough to broaden the acceptance of flying as an alternative to train, ship, and automobile.”
Military drones are capable of doing speeds of Mach 20 and above. What about civilian drones? How fast are they? Let’s find out.
Discover how a mid-air collision over the Grand Canyon changed the skies forever.
For the hi-fliers, first class in a passenger aircraft won’t be enough. They would want their own jets. So which are these hi-flier jets and how fast can they fly? Let’s see.
The iconic image of Charles Lindbergh hurtling over the dark Atlantic Ocean in his tiny monoplane "The Spirit of St. Louis", has enthralled people since Lindbergh first touched down in France in 1927. Many consider it the greatest achievement in the history of flight.
Lockheed Skunk Works creates some of the most revolutionary airplane designs in aviation history. Its planes emerge from black world of the American military most of its newest designs will not be known to the world for decades.