Why do airline prices change all the time?

Understanding the Dynamic Nature of Airline Prices Booking a trip can be incredibly fun—but it can also be really frustrating, especially when it comes to searching for a good deal on air fare. It happens all the time: you search for fights online, find a good deal, but by the [...]

Plane of the Week: Cessna 172 Skyhawk

If you fancy yourself a hipster, you might want to stay away from the Cessna 172. Why, you might ask? Because more Cessna 172  aircraft have been built than any other aircraft. Seriously. The Cessna Skyhawk is the most successful aircraft in history, due to its longevity and [...]

Elon Musk plans to take us where no man has gone before

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/776939304140414976?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Well, you heard it from the man, himself. Elon Musk is an ambitious man. Merely days after Falcon 9 went up in flames, the genius billionaire is at it again, asserting his lofty aspirations for the future of the Space X program. Initially designed to take upwards of a [...]

ICAO’s Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation

In 2013, ICAO was mandated to present a proposal for a global market-based measure to manage aviation’s carbon footprint. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, established in 1944 to manage the administration and governance of The Convention on International Civil Aviation. Today, [...]

Plane of the Week: A-10 Warthog Fighter Jet

Military aircraft are a bit like fashion models: as soon as they show even the slightest signs of age, they are pulled from the runway. Understandably so. Putting our nation’s military pilots at risk for the sake of a few extra miles is not something the United States is keen [...]