A Brief History of Early Aerial Warfare

It might seem reasonable to assume that aerial warfare didn’t begin until the 20th century—after all, that’s when the Wright Bros invented and flew the first successful airplane (The Wright Flyer). In a way, this is completely valid. However, technically speaking, the history of aerial warfare is an ancient one. [...]

Plane of the Week: Wright Flyer

  When it comes to aviation, I can’t help but think of Orville and Wilbur Wright. After all, they paved the way for aviation as it exists today. Without their historic flight on December 17th, 1903, who’s to say where aviation would currently be. The Wright Brothers achieved this feat using [...]

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This photographer’s amazing collection of aviation photos is unlike any other

Photography has long been associated with aviation; perhaps it's because some of us on the ground can’t believe our eyes when we see these hulking flying machines — it’s almost as though we continually need reassurance that this is indeed possible, in spite of our knowledge of the physical world.  [...]

TRUMP calls US airports “third-world” | are they REALLY that BAD?

Donald Trump lives life a bit more fancifully than the average Joe, so it makes some sense that he would refer to LAX — one of the world’s most famous airports — as “third-world.” Considering such rhetoric has largely gone out of fashion (especially when making comparisons to the United States [...]

Plane of the Week: Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound

The MiG-31 Foxhound is one of the fastest combat jets in the world. The Mikoyan MiG-31 (NATO codename Foxhound) was developed by Soviet Air Forces to replace the MiG-25 "Foxbat." Introduced in 1970, the Foxbat was among the fastest military aircraft ever developed. But it had its fair share of [...]