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Strong winds push planes to speed of sound

Towards the end of last week, a strong North Atlantic jet stream made trans-Atlantic planes flying to the United Kingdom race along at almost the speed of sound. The aircraft were pushed to up to 745 mph, while the speed of sound is actually 761 mph, and that, for a passenger aircraft, is fast […]


An Aussie gal’s view of America

After visiting America for the first time a woman describes some of the differences she found.




Florida Bound

Thanks Gene




How to make sure airplanes never disappear

First Air, a Canadian airliner, flies across some of the most remote and sparsely populated areas on the continent, with routes going as far north as Resolute Bay, in the Arctic Circle. Its planes are often beyond the reach of conventional radar. They are also nearly disappearance-proof.

That’s because of a six-pound tracking system, […]


Driving Norway’s Atlantic Ocean Highway

More photos here.

Thanks DJ




Tower Of London Tour

I posted these a long time ago.  It’s about time to see them again. There are five parts.

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Thanks Cari




Windowless Aircraft – The Future of Flying

Read all about it.

Thanks Dawn B




I think I picked the wrong flight

Thanks Mike (from Spain)




Installing Wi-Fi on an airplane

See what it takes to bring passengers internet connectivity in the skies. United installed new satellite Wi-Fi that can keep you connected during long-haul overseas flights.

The rest of the story.

Thanks Mike (from Spain)



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