Category : Special Event

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A Brief History of Drawing Hearts with an Airliner

To add a little love to an otherwise standard training flight, Virgin Atlantic drew a heart with one of their recently delivered A330s today off the coast of the UK for Valentine’s Day. This wasn’t the first time an airline has taken to the sky to draw a heart though.

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See Lufthansa’s New Livery and How to Track the Special 747 and A321 Tour Flights

Lufthansa is set to officially unveil their new livery on 7 February and then take the first two freshly painted aircraft on tour. D-ABYA, the first 747-8I to wear Lufthansa’s revised livery, will tour Germany, while D-AISP, the first A321 in new paint, will visit airports in Germany, Italy, and France. We’ve made it very […]

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Watch the Massive Exodus of Private Jets after the Super Bowl

Each year, hundreds of private jets flock to the city hosting the Super Bowl. This year, hundreds of jets arrived in the Minneapolis area over a few days, but they all want to leave quickly when the game is over. In the 24 hours after the game, watch nearly 500 private flights depart the city.

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Watch the Boeing 787-10 Earn FAA Certification

The 787-10, Boeing’s newest—and longest—variant of the 787 earned FAA certification this week, paving the way for deliveries to launch customer Singapore Airlines later this year. Boeing flew 3 test aircraft, N528ZC, N548ZC, and N565ZC for 900 hours to achieve certification. We’ve condensed those 900 hours into a single minute.

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Highlights from the Airbus 2017 Delivery Figures

Airbus released its 2017 order and delivery figures on Monday, delivering a company-record 718 aircraft. Most of the aircraft delivered by Airbus in 2017 were from the A320 family, which includes the A319, A320, and A321. 181 of the A320 family aircraft were New engine option (neo) variants.

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Highlights from the Boeing 2017 Delivery Figures

Boeing released its 2017 order and delivery figures today, managing a record 763 aircraft deliveries, the most ever delivered in a single year. 69 percent of those deliveries were for variants of the venerable 737, including the first deliveries of the new 737 MAX.

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From the Flight Deck: Stockholm to Dubai

Every once in a while, we get the opportunity to experience awesome avgeek adventures and share them with you. On Friday, we joined the crew of a Norwegian 737 MAX 8 on the flight deck for a flight from from Stockholm to Dubai. Here are a few photos and video of the landing in Dubai.

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