On This Day in Aviation History
1930 - Amelia Earhart becomes the first autogiro pilot to carry a passenger, flying a PCA-2 Pitcairn Autogyro and making several trips with various passengers until dark.
The World's Worst Aircraft Selection
The project of identifying a distinct group of "worst" aircraft labors under the same curse as those idiotic magazine nominations of the sexiest man or woman in the world.
The DC-10 Has Flown Its Last Flight...Until a Special Farewell in February
From Boeing 787s and Airbus A350s to the smaller Bombardier CS100 -we're always interested in the latest and greatest in shiny new airplanes.
End of An Era Looms As DC-10 Approaches Last Scheduled Passenger Flights
Northwest Airlines was the last U.S. carrier to use DC-10s, and although it will soon be phased out of scheduled passenger service by Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the last airline to use it for passenger service, it remains popular with cargo services around the world.
What's Amazon Thinking?
Background: In the C-141 at the time, there was a three-position switch on the right side of the yoke.
Final boarding: DC-10 makes last passenger flight
Bangladesh Biman Airlines operates the world's last passenger DC-10 -- which the airline says will be making its final scheduled flight on December 7 on an otherwise routine flight.
Yacht in the air
There's a good chance you've used Row 44's satellite-based, in-flight Wi-Fi system as an airline passenger.