The US's new Ford class of aircraft carriers will feature many improvements on the current Nimitz class, like new Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) catapults instead of steam-powered ones.
The FY15 cost per flying hour for Air Force One (VC-25A) includes "fuel, flight consumables, depot level repairables, aircraft overhaul, and engine overhaul," according to the letter from the Department
Aircraft maker tells customers fuel-efficient version could arrive ahead of schedule Boeing Co. is on pace to achieve a rare feat in its industry: delivering a new jetliner ahead of schedule. The 737 an
Renton, Washington (CNN) — "It flew beautifully. We worked through checks but there were no issues." That was the proclamation delivered today by Captain Ed Wilson upon the successful completion of the
The US Air Force awarded Boeing an initial contract worth $25.8 million (£18.1 million) to start work on the program by looking at the tradeoffs between the requirements for the new plane and its design,
An annual survey of the world's biggest airlines has seen Qantas named the safest for the fourth year running. The Australian carrier was praised for its "extraordinary fatality-free record in the jet
How can you tell who the business-class travelers are on Delta's long-haul flights? They're the ones wearing pajamas. Delta Air Lines has announced that starting in March it will give passengers on its
Air India has suspended a pilot and co-pilot after a technician was sucked into an aircraft engine in Mumbai. The incident is being officially probed by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau, which
Traveling can be stressful, but remember these commandments to make your experience as easy as possible. Airlines and the TSA lay out explicit rules for travelers while flying: No liquids over 3.4 ounces,
As we have already seen in the U-2 clips taken at Beale Air Force Base, this iconic reconnaissance aircraft requires some special landing assistance from chase cars driven by experienced pilots who talk
(CNN) — Don't you hate it when you forget where you left your Boeing 747-200F? Someone abandoned not one, not two, but three of the massive cargo jets at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Malaysia.
After dinner my first night in Split, Croatia, I started back to my hotel only to realize I had no idea what the name of it was or where it was located. After dinner my first night in Split, Croatia, started
Accepting others doesn't come naturally to us. Rather it is something that we learn how to do over time. At the beginning of our relationship with our spouse, we may love everything about him or her. that
The Daily Mail reports that a missile came within 1,000 feet of a Thomson plane, which was carrying 189 people. Britain's Department for Transport confirmed the incident to the paper. The pilot of the
A quarter-century ago, while casting about for a dissertation topic, I decided I wanted to write about alcohol prohibition. In a nation of so many drinkers, banning booze was obviously futile. So why we
Photograph: Fred MacGregor for the Guardian Class of 15: trainee pilots at CAE Oxford Aviation Academy. 276 image/jpeg http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/10/21/1445423084964/9f26afc1-11b0-4cf0-a53a-69989f9c11e2-460x276.jpeg