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Private Air Museum in Hermeskeil

The Flugausstellung Hermeskeil is a private aviation museum in the town of Hermeskeil in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. This aviation museum is the largest private aviation museum in Europe. It was founded by Leo Junior in 1973 and has now amassed 100+ planes and helicopters. The most notable aircrafts in residence are a De Havilland Comet and Vickers VC-10, military jets like Harrier, Tornado,...

Wooden Space Shuttle by Soviet Union

Wind tunnel test wooden copy of Buran (BTS-02) space shuttle scale 1:3 is at the far corner of Zhukovsky airfield. It no longer exists. destroyed. The Buran was a test vehicle in the Buran program. It was constructed in 1984, and was used for 25 test flights between 1985 and 1988 before being retired. credit: Aleksander Markin

Helicopter flight over Sydney

Helicopter flight is the best way to see Sydney in all its glory. See Sydney’s famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 20-minute helicopter tour. Get unbeatable views of Sydney Harbour, Bondi Beach and Opera House from the sky. credit: Chris Betcher

Imperial War Museum Duxford, England

The Imperial War Museum aims to provide information on the history of modern war and war-time experience to all guests who visit the site. Imperial War Museum Duxford is a branch of the Imperial War Museum near the village of Duxford in Cambridgeshire, England. It is Britain’s largest aviation museum. It houses nearly 200 aircraft, military vehicles, artillery and minor naval vessels in seven...

Lego Air Force

The incredibly replicas of the aeroplanes, helicopters and spaceships built from Lego. Collection of creations was made from LEGO bricks. Lego is a popular line of construction toys manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Denmark. credit: Mike

Inside Boeing Dreamliner 787

The 787 represents Boeing`s lastest foray into the world of commercial passenger air travel. It is a long-range, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner. Its variants seat 210 to 290 passengers. Facts: Engine – 2 X Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Power – 70,000.00 lbf Avionics – Rockwell Collins next generation avionics Maximum Cruising Speed – 944.66 km per hr (587.00 mph) Service...

A Esquadrilha da Fumaça aka Smoke Squadron

A Esquadrilha da Fumaça, also known as Smoke Squadron, is the Brazilian Air Force’s air demonstration squadron. Its history began in 1952 when four instructors from the Air Academy established an unofficial aerobatic team with four North American T-6 Texan training airplanes. Team was re-established on October 21, 1982. Now known as the Official Aerobatic Squadron of the Brazilian Air Force....

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Still in Service

NightHawk is still flying around the Nellis Range Complex years after it’s official retirement back in 2008. The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a twin-engined single-seat ground-attack aircraft with stealth capability produced by the US-American manufacturer Lockheed Corporation used by the United States Air Force. It was the world\’s first operational aircraft designed to exploit low-observable...

The Swiss Airforce from Meiringen Airbase Securing World Economic Forum 2013

Armed Forces was used to secure the airspace during the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos. The international conference took place from 23 to 27 January in the famous ski resort. credit: HooLengSiong

The Grand Bazaar Sales Tips in Istanbul

The Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest covered markets in the world. It covers 61 streets and 5,000 shops, over 20thousand employees, 4 fountains, 10 wells, 2 mosques, several cafes and restaurants, change offices, a police station, and 22 gates and attracts about 400,000 visitors daily. Bazaar offers beautiful Turkish carpets, glazed tiles and pottery, copper and brassware, apparel made...

Air Force One – The Safest Airplane in the World

Air Force One is a symbol of the United States and the office of the presidency in particular. Everytime, the president travels overseas or across the country, he takes his high-tech deluxe jumbo jet. The current Air Force One is a Boeing 747-200B, but Air Force One is nothing like a civilian plane. Many top-secret modifications like countermeasures against anti-aircraft missiles or electronic counter...

Amazing Performance at JBLM Air Expo 2012

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Air Expo 2012 took place July 21-22, 2012. Admission and parking was absolutely free. This year’s Air Expo featured 20 top-notch performers and almost 50 static display aircraft and equipment. List of all of the performers : A-1 Skyraider, “The Proud American” “Ace Maker” T-33 Airshows AH-1 Cobra & UH-1 Huey Helicopter Demo B-1B “Lancer” B-2...

World War II Gallery – Exhibit in WPAFB

The National Museum of the United States Air Force is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Dayton, Ohio. Memorable moments are captured in the museum’s World War II Gallery, which houses one of the world’s top collections of WWII aircraft. The gallery captures the pivotal moments, campaigns and figures...

Unusual Proposal of Convair Kingfish

After the U-2 entered service in 1955 the CIA already planed its eventual replacement. The result was the Lockheed A-12 Blackbird and later the larger Lockheed SR-71. But Lockheed company were not the only company the CIA approached to developed the U-2 replacement. The second company Convair came up with an unusual and innovative proposal known as the Convair Fish and Superfish, but it never entered...

Airbus Future Vision of Flying in 2050

Airbus has shown off its plans for future design. Whole project consits of nature-inspired concept cabin with intelligent wall which controls air temperature and can become transparent to give passengers spectacular panoramic views, vitalising zone that will help passengers relax, with vitamin and antioxidant-enriched air, mood lighting, aromatherapy and acupressure treatments, holographic pop-up...