Boeing says their new 787 Dreamliner is quieter and more relaxing for passengers. Matthew Stibbe tests it first hand on a British Airways flight to Austin. Is it an eagle or a turkey?
Trip reports from pilots – favourite flights, cool destinations and the joy of flight
The Eric Gideon blog has a two part post (see part 1 and part 2) about flying in Iceland – something that might interest UK or Europe based pilots. Eric noted in his first post that he could not find a “ton of information” about flying in Iceland on an FAA certificate, but the good […]
Last week, I got to fly to Geneva in Bombardier’s latest plane, the Global 6000. Check out my review on my Forbes column.
John Zimmerman has recently written an article for Air Facts that recounted some of his best flights and also mentioned a recent book written by Flying magazine editor Lane Wallace entitled: “Unforgettable: My 10 Best Flights.” Lane has flown plenty of interesting flights from the Swiss Alps to Key West and she has flown these […]
My friend Nick and I flew from Denham to Maastricht in N147GT. We had fantastic weather and Nick made this awesome video with ATC recordings as well.
I love visiting aircraft factories and this is why, when British Airways invited me to fly to Seattle and witness the delivery of a new 777-300ER airliner, I jumped at the chance. I fly a lot, both as a pilot and a passenger, and I really wanted to see how Boeing built them and what […]
I just got back from Seattle where I was part of a British Airways-hosted group picking up a new 777 from Boeing. We flew straight from Boeing back to British Airways Maintenance in Cardiff and a nice Boeing person filmed the departure.
Ohio to Alaska – By Swift. Meanwhile, Air Facts Journal has a great trip report written by Marvin Homsley about his flight in his Swift (N61PK) from Toledo, Ohio all the way up to Homer, Alaska in August 2011. Marvin noted that when making a long trip like he did in a Swift, you will […]
If you are thinking about getting a pilot’s license but you are still not convinced that it’s the best use of both your time or your money, perhaps you need a few ideas about what to do AFTER you get your pilot’s license. Hence, North America based pilots might want to take a look at […]
If you have ever stared outside of an aircraft window wondering just what you are seeing below you or what is below you, the Royal Geographical Society has teamed up with the Institute of British Geographers to come up with the Hidden Journeys Project. Specifically, the web portal contains 15 amazing flight paths from around […]