Video of the Boeing 787 fly over at Seafair 10 787 Seafair 2010 from Liz Matzelle on Vimeo.
Rollercoaster, originally uploaded by hartlandmartin. This is a cool shot of an intense moment. According to the photographer, a gust of wind caught the Boeing 777 just as it was about to touch down. I think this photo epitomizes the saying that it’s “99% pure boredom accentuated by the 1% of moments of sheer terror” […]
This one has me a bit confused. It’s Niki airlines, which I believe is owned by Niki Lauda, the Formula 1 race car driver from the seventies. I get the joke, “Fly Niki,” whence the fly, I just don’t know that I like the whole insect thing. Photo Courtesy of FlightAware.com
This is some really cool video of a new Boeing B787 Dreamliner on final approach to runway 13R at Boeing Field. The video was shot by someone that was also on final approach, but to runway 13L, in a Cessna 172. I remember, way back when, when I was learning to fly, I’d get passed […]
Mango 737-800 on finals to FACT, originally uploaded by dnunez_za. Seriously, does anyone else remember that character from Saturday Night Live? Anyway, This is a South African discount carrier that competes with Kulula and 1Time. Mango, is a spinoff from South African Airlines and is government owned. Kulula said that they’d be happy to throw […]
The F-18 came from the competition for a new attack fighter that the US Air Force held back in the 70s. From that competition, were born the F-16 and the F-18. Both platforms were too good to pass up, so the US Air Force took the F-16, while the US Navy and the US Marines, […]
U2 spy plane, originally uploaded by pastanley. May 5th is the 50th anniversary of the day that Gary Powers was shot down over the former USSR. I realize, that this plane is not a fighter per se, but given the historical significance of today, I figured I’d post this picture. The plane was designed by […]
The F-16 is one of my all time favorite planes. It has been the plane of choice for many elite and clandestine missions for air forces around the globe. I won’t get into the whole development story of the plane, but this plane, and it’s relative (by genesis at least) the F-18 are very cool, […]