Being a big aviation aviation geek, I have to report that today, Tuesday, 9 February 2016 is 47 years since the first Boeing 747 too flight. Here are some stats from the Boeing Web site. First flight Feb. 9, 1969 Model number 747-100/-200 Classification Commercial transport Span 195 feet 8 inches Length 231 feet 4 […]
It’s the birthday of flight. Happy 112.
Its no secret that I’m an airplane geek. I LOVE airplanes. Don’t know why, but I just love to see them fly; there’s nothing like watching a Boeing 747-400 take off. I also like sunsets and today, I was at one of the airports in Houston, Houston-Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and saw this early stage of […]
A United Airlines Boeing 777-200 taking off from Houston-Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, TX
British Airways (BA194) Boeing 747-400 Taking Off From: Houston-George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) To: London-Heathrow (LHR) Cruisinaltitude.com (c)
Every now and then I do something really cool. Today is one of those days as I saw the Flight of Ikarus Project take off in Blackbushe Airport. The team of four pilots and two Ikarus C42 micro light airplanes hope to break the altitude record. Let’s wish them luck. After takeoff one of the […]
http://www.cruisinaltitude.com As you know I’m an aviation geek, so when I saw that Get Your Guide had a tour of the old Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, I was thrilled. Come with me on this video tour of Tempelhof Airport in Berlin. Note: This airport was closed to the air traffic in 2008. Tour was compliments […]