Until just recently, airliners were not allowed to fly routes over Arctic North Pole. But now with the easing of safety regulations, passenger aircraft can now use “Santa’s Short Cut”. “Santa’s Short Cut”, as it has been termed in aviation, is the route where planes can fly close to or directly over the North Pole. […]
2011 has been a record year for the Toulouse-based Airbus, with almost 1,600 orders for their airliners. So does Boeing have a punch left as 2011 comes to a close? The two dominant jet makers slugged it out this year, with the French plane maker hitting a new record for aircraft orders, likely to surpass […]
Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Check this out: The noise difference at takeoff between a Boeing 707 and a Boeing 787. Amazing! Technology has come a long way (although I love the sound of the 707). :)
Boeing’s latest airliner, the 787 ‘Dreamliner’, has set world records for speed as well as distance for an aircraft its size. The Dreamliner set the following records: Boeing’s sixth 787, ZA006, departed from Boeing Field in Seattle at 11.02am on December 6 and set the distance record for its class (199,580-250,000 kilograms) with a 19,835-kilometre […]
Etihad Airlines has confirmed an order for 12 Boeing airliners including 10 of Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner in a deal worth over 2.8 billion dollars. The carrier, which is based in the United Arab Emirates, ordered 10 Boeing 787’s and 2 777’s. The 777’s will be in the cargo aircraft configuration. The makes the total […]
Every day, Airnation.net posts a cool plane spotting video for airliners. Check out all of our plane spotting videos. Video of Boeing’s maiden flight of its revolutionary 787 Dreamliner. What a beautiful plane. Look forward to flying in one!