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9 Sights Better Seen from an Airplane

A long flight can be stressful and sometimes just plain daunting, but while you are in the air, there are a number of sights better seen from an airplane window that can’t be matched from the ground. We have included below 9 visual wonders that are better seen from an airplane. Watch for them on your […]

The Seven Largest Aircraft Ever Built

It’s been said that the first world war played a vital role in the advancement of aircraft technology because of the need for faster, tougher and, of course, bigger planes. Since then, a myriad of aircraft designs has come out to address more modern (and peaceful) needs—some even larger than the ones that came before […]

Chartering An Aircraft

A Consumer Guide to Help You Fly Smarter What is charter? Chartering an aircraft is probably one of the best-kept travel secrets around. In fact, our research shows that only a small percentage of frequent business travelers have considered chartering an airplane. But now, the secret is out. Each year, thousands of people all over […]

7 Interesting Aircraft Concepts

The aircraft we have today are the result of a continuous process of designing, testing, and tweaking. If it wasn’t for people who saw a need and had the guts to try and come up with an answer, we wouldn’t have any of the technological advancements that we currently enjoy. Let’s honor their efforts as […]

15 Courageous Acts of Aviation

Flying airplanes is rather commonplace in this day and age. However, there are people—pilots and passengers alike—who take things to a whole new level by braving seemingly impossible odds to provide relief or save lives. Let’s look at 15 of the most notable courageous acts of aviation in history. 1.  C-47 Skytrain “Extol Pink” Crew Captains […]

10 Interesting Circumnavigation Records

Circumnavigating the globe is one thing. Doing it in style is a whole different story. People throughout history have found different ways to make traveling the world a bit more interesting. Let’s look back at 10 of the most unique circumnavigation records in history. 1.  Giovanni Francesco Gemelli Careri From 1693 to 1698, Careri made […]

Famous People with Private Jets

For most of us, owning a private jet is something that we can only dream about. But for some, owning an aircraft is a dream come true.  This list takes a look at some of the famous owners of private jets. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei Hassan al Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah is the reigning […]