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Seven Notable Experimental Aircraft in History

There are a myriad of aircraft designs available today—more than enough to accommodate all of the modern man’s needs. Of course, almost all of today’s planes are an improvement on the experimental designs people dreamed up in the past. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and look at seven of the most notable experimental […]

An Interview with An Air Charter Pilot – Part 1

Ever wonder what it’s like being a charter pilot?  We’ve got some answers.  We interviewed one of our pilots and here’s what we found: Q:  What do you like best about being an air charter pilot? A:  The variety is great.  Every day is a different destination, a different customer, a different challenge.  I’ve also […]

Infographic: Evolution of the Airplane

We admit we’re a little partial to the open skies, and we have a fondness for the rich history and technological innovation that surrounds the history of airplanes, so we’ve created a evolution of the airplane infographic to show the history of air travel. For example, did you know: The first metal aircraft was a […]

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 […]