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US Diplomat Was Investigated for Spying as a Kid Because He Kept Writing Boeing Asking for Photos

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By most standards, Robert F. Dorr lived the most all-American, patriotic life anyone possibly could. He served in the Air Force, he was a diplomat with the State Department from the 1960s to the 1980s, and he went on to be a successful author and TV pundit about military affairs. But as a teenager, Dorr was investigated by the FBI for potential espionage. His crime? He kept writing to Boeing asking for photos of their planes. (paleofuture.gizmodo.com) Mer...

Wright Electric unveils revolutionary plan for 150-seat electric passenger plane

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The electric car market just keeps growing, but electric planes aren’t yet a common sight. Wright Electric plans to change that with a 150-seat commercial passenger airplane powered by batteries. They presented their idea in Silicon Valley at renowned startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Demo Day yesterday – can they usher in a new era of cleaner flight? (www.airlineinfo.in) Mer...

Loooong T/O Run: Heavy LH MD-11F going airborne from high-elevation Nairobi!

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Air Clips joined Lufthansa Cargo's Captain Fokko and First Officer Johannes on a full rotation from Frankfurt (Germany) via Nairobi (Kenya) to Johannesburg (South Africa) and back on the same routing. (www.youtube.com) Mer...

Montana airports reporting record business

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Nearly 3.9 million people stepped on or off commercial airplanes in Montana last year. That was 330,000 more than ever before, according to the Aeronautics Division of the Montana Department of Transportation. Four of the state’s six busiest airports – Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell and Helena – set passenger records in 2016. Only No. 5 Great Falls International saw a decrease, while Billings Logan International went up slightly. (missoulian.com) Mer...

Photos: Today, completes Five years that the A380 has been in Brazil, Remind

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Today it is exactly five years since the Airbus A380 was in Brazil for the second time in its history. In that year 2012, the aircraft performed some test flights for homologation. On Sunday, the 26th, the aircraft begins daily operations in Brazil. Click on the image and remember it here in photos of that day, March 22, 2012. A day that marked the history of Brazilian aviation... (cmsherbert.wixsite.com) Mer...

21 Airlines to Move Terminals Overnight During Massive LAX Relocation Effort in Mid-May

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Twenty-one airlines will be relocated in mid-May at LAX in what airport officials are calling one of the largest terminal moves in the history of commercial aviation. (ktla.com) Mer...

Why business class is booming for Kiwis

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There's a surge in the number of Kiwi travellers turning left as they get on the plane. Travel agents and airlines say demand for business class is booming as fares come down, the range of products expands and the New Zealand economy remains buoyant. Patronage at Auckland Airport's premium lounge has grown 10-fold in the past four years. Flight Centre's general manager of product, Sean Berenson, said that throughout 2016, the number of Kiwis booking business class had increased 120 per cent. (www.nzherald.co.nz) Mer...

Boeing Sets Date For 787-10 Dreamliner First Flight

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Boeing has set a date for taking its first 787-10 on its maiden sortie. The airframer announced Wednesday that it has plans to fly the jetliner on March 31, subject to weather conditions and further operational factors. (airwaysmag.com) Mer...