The 35-year odyssey of the mighty Hornet. On the first day of the Persian Gulf War, four F/A-18Cs took off from the USS Saratoga to bomb an airfield in southwestern Iraq. These F/A-18s were heavy. Each
One of the most incredible plane landings is no more, as Dutch airline KLM will no longer fly its Boeing 747 to land over Maho Beach at Sint Maarten. People regularly gathered on the Caribbean beach to
In many ways, the history of aircraft maker Airbus parallels that of the European Union. They’ve been going for about the same time, were created through political will, have had successes and failures,
It's horrific but you won't be able to look away. When you think of model airplanes, chances are you think of something small. Maybe a bit bigger than your average quadcopter, maybe as big as a tenth size
The PAK-FA will challenge America's F-22 Raptor. Video of Russia's new PAK-FA fighter has emerged on YouTube. The brief footage appears in a video produced by Moscow's Defense Ministry as part of Russian
London City Airport may well be the most challenging in the country for pilots. The runway is short – just 1,500 metres, which is less than half the length of those at Heathrow – and approaching aircraft
Technology helps, but learning from previous mistakes helps too. Despite many of us who have a fear of flying, air travel is actually safer than riding a train, driving, or even walking across the street.