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Teruel Airport hosts 'sleeping planes' in Spain | CNN Travel

(CNN) — On a cold, dry plain in rural eastern Spain, 1,000 meters above sea level, a surreal scene greets drivers speeding along the Mudejar Highway inland from the Mediterranean Sea.<p>Line after line of enormous jumbo jets appear silhouetted against the horizon. It's not a mirage, but the site of …

Kelly’s Heroes: Lockheed’s five finest airplanes

Featuring Its top hits: the Blackbird, U-2, F-104, P-80, and P-38.<p>Almost exactly 106 years ago, one of the world's greatest aircraft …

Airbus vs. Boeing images: The differences are in the details | CNN Travel

View Airbus and Boeing images for a visual comparison of some of the most popular passenger jets produced by the world's two biggest airplane manufacturers.

4 Photos of Naked KLM Aircraft Leaked!

<b>Oops.. A couple of photos of naked KLM aircraft were spread across the internet last weekend. So I made it my mission to figure out what had gone</b> …

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Boeing again slashes production of its iconic 747

Boeing's iconic 747 is officially on life support.<p>The company announced Thursday that it will again cut production of the 747-8 as the air cargo market slows. Production will be halved from one new plane per month to just six a year beginning in September.<p>Ray Conner, the CEO of Boeing Commercial …

Air France retires Boeing 747s | CNN Travel

Paris (CNN) — As round trips go, it was more of an oval: Paris to Paris with no ground stop in between, and it had grown men and women getting all misty-eyed.<p>For Air France and its Boeing 747s, it was time to say goodbye -- but the airline and its personnel were having a hard time doing so.<p>The last …

Watch These 7 Airplane Wings Pushed to the Brink and Beyond

These stress tests will stress you out.<p>Airplane wings aren't some rigid chunks of metal; they've got to have some flex to them if they're going to keep the plane they're attached to in the air. In fact, they probably have a bit more flex than you'd expect, and these stress tests that take them to …

How Qantas Ferried an Engine on the Wing of a 747

When Qantas 747 VH-OJU had engine trouble in Johannesburg, VH-OJS came to the rescue ferrying a spare Rolls Royce engine from Sydney to Johannesburg …

Air France bids the Boeing 747 farewell after 40 years

Air France marked the exit of the last of 68 Boeing Co. 747s that have graced its fleet over 40 years with a valedictory tour spanning Normandy to …

That time when we strapped an extra engine on to a jumbo

Today’s QF63 from Sydney to Johannesburg took off with an extra passenger on board – a six tonne Rolls Royce engine.<p>With its four powerful engines …

¿Por qué la lava es de color naranja?

Por la radiación térmica. La radiación térmica (o calorífica) es la que emite un cuerpo debido a su temperatura. Todos los cuerpos, incluso los que …

Estas son las fotos de animales más divertidas del año

Hay concursos de fotografía que persiguen la excelencia, la composición, el acceso a otra cultura, como el premio a la mejor fotografía de viajes. …

Esta sencilla herramienta te permite medir la calidad del WiFi en cada lugar de tu casa

El WiFi puede ser o una bendición o dar más problemas que un dolor de muelas. Cual criatura retorcida y esquiva, a veces cuesta entender por qué hay …

El fascinante proceso de volver a pintar un avión comercial, en vídeo

Volver a pintar el fuselaje de un avión comercial no es tarea fácil. En esta caso concreto, se tardan 11 días completos en eliminar la pintura de un …

National Geographic recopila las fotos más impresionantes de 2015

Las fotos de National Geographic son características por capturar momentos únicos de una forma inigualable. Por ello, la revista ha recopilado las …

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here's a look back at its glory years

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel. With its ability to fly 500 passengers 6,000 miles, the jumbo jet allowed airlines to reach new destination while achieving profitability by lowering the per-seat cost of operation.<p>Over the years, the big Boeing …

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7 Eye-Catching Aircraft Photos

<b>You’ve probably seen them standing at the best vantage points near airports: plane spotters (mostly men) with a passion for big lenses and an even</b> …

On a runway far, far away... Chewbacca and stormtroopers buckle in as Japanese airline's Star Wars-themed jet makes its maiden flight

Chewbacca packed his suitcase in the overhead storage and settled into a seat ahead of the All Nippon Airways' Star Wars-themed plane taking its …

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The Best Airlines in the World

In this year's Readers' Choice Awards survey, you voted on the world's best airlines (outside the U.S.), with several Middle Eastern and Asian carriers getting top marks for those long-haul flights around the globe. The number one airline, though, is a refreshing surprise for 2017. Want to change …

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In plane view: The stunning pictures that show why you should ALWAYS choose the window seat when flying

When it comes to choosing the best seat on the plane, it's safe to say you should never opt for the aisle.<p>Not only does it significantly decrease …

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Icon of the Skies: A Look Back at the Early Days of the Boeing 747

A two-story airplane may have seemed like science fiction before the Boeing 747 rolled out in the late 1960s. Since then, the "Queen of the Skies" has grown to be a passenger pleaser, an instantly recognizable silhouette on tarmacs around the world, and a marvel of modern engineering. Here are some …

Aeropuertos fantasma: olvidados, abandonados, destruidos o sin terminar

Por Nacho Palou — 7 de Septiembre de 2015<p>Fotografía: Wikimedia / Dickelbers<p>En <i>The Points Guy,</i> <b>Ghost Airports: Unfinished, Abandoned or Forgotten</b> hay …

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El camión más grande del mundo es “eléctrico”. Y estas son sus increíbles cifras

David Villarreal | @davidvillarreal |<p>Creado en Bielorrusia, <b>el BelAz 75710 es el camión más grande del mundo</b>, una inmensa mole de 360 toneladas que ha …

Magirus Dragonx6, el bombero más en forma del aeropuerto

Mega Cruiser Russia, el todoterreno ruso que se ríe en la cara del Land Cruiser

Sergio Álvarez | @sergioalvarez88 |<p>Dicen que todo es más grande en Estados Unidos. Pero en muchos casos nos olvidamos de la Unión Soviética, digo, …

Spanish Maker 3D Prints Working Model of Boeing 787 Jet Engine

The DIY 3D printing community is a vital source for improvements and breakthroughs in the industry, and these heroes often share their innovations …

The Boeing 747 Is Heading For Retirement

schwit1 writes: <i>After 45 years of service, Boeing's 747, the world's first jumbo jet, is finally facing retirement as airlines consider more modern</i> …

The 10 Most Beautiful Airliners of All Time

10. BOEING 757<p>In the age of look-alike twin-jets, the 757 is a standout with its perfectly balanced proportions and simple clean lines. This plane …