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NASA Personnel Share First Flight Experiences...
In 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt declared that Wright's birthday would become a time to celebrate the importance of aviation each year, selecting the date since Orville and his brother Wilbur took part in the first-ever controlled flight of a heavier-than-air machine leaving the ground under its own power.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Face tracking + projection mapping = very strange
MotoArt , an outfit I've blogged before that transforms airplane parts into furniture, built this glorious conference table based on an engine scavenged from a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet.
You Normally Find These in Junkyards, But This 747 Engine was Transformed Into a Conference Table
You normally find discarded jumbo jet engines in airplane junkyards, but this one was transformed into a futuristic-looking conference table by MotoArt.
Report: Airbus has slashed A380 prices to try and snag sales
Airbus' A380 has netted 318 orders, with the company delivering 138 planes, since the company rolled out the superjumbo jet in 2005.
Why The Airbus A380 Is On A Dead Track And Will Be Beaten By The Boeing 777X
The Airbus A380 was introduced to dethrone the Boeing 747, but also hauled in significant orders from Asian airlines.
The White House
From the Archives: Air Force One and Presidential Air Travel
The President of the United States must be ready to travel anywhere in the world on a moment's notice.
The Toronto Star
What the future of air travel looks like
An Airbus A380 - the largest passenger aircraft on the planet - is seen in flight at the Farnborough International Airshow in the U.K. in July.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Qantas holds job cuts line
Qantas' plans for drastic cost cutting in its ailing international division are not expected to include job losses over and above the 5000 positions it has already earmarked to go.
Asia News Network
24 of 43 Malaysians on board positively identified
Authorities have positively identified 24 of the 43 Malaysians who were on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down in the Ukraine on July 17. Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said the remaining 19 victims could not be found or have yet to be extracted from the crash site in Donestk.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Airline memorabilia show at Hopkins has eveything but a window seat
Think of any object that could carry the name of an airline and it was probably at the Cleveland Airline Collectables Show today at the Sheraton Hopkins hotel.
The Motley Fool
2 Boeing Best Sellers That Keep Creating History
Its strong product portfolio includes the 737 family, 747 jumbo jet, the 747-8 family, 767 models, the 777, and the 787 Dreamliner.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The death of the original jumbo jet, Boeing's 747-400
Later this month, Cathay Pacific's 747 will fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong for the very last time.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Shuttle Independence replica placed atop Space Center Houston carrier
A giant crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence onto Space Center Houston's shuttle carrier aircraft Thursday morning.
Norwalk Citizen News
Shuttle replica hoisted atop jumbo jet in Houston
A crane lifts a space shuttle replica to be place atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Thursday morning, Aug. 14, 2014, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
PIA airlifts 500 stranded Pakistanis from Libya : August 14, 2014,
KARACHI On the instructions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan International Airlines has decided to operate special flights to Libya to bring back the stranded Pakistanis.
Lexington: Chuck Hagel's world
Shuttle replica makes final landing atop 747
A crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence nearly three stories Thursday to its resting place atop a Boeing 747 transport plane at Space Center Houston .
Cathay Pacific announces 2014 Interim Results
Earnings per share were HK8.8 cents compared to earnings per share of HK0.6 cents for the corresponding period in the previous year.
Hagel Says Iraq Rescue Less Likely as Civilians Escape
U.S. troops found fewer trapped civilians on a mountain in northern Iraq than expected, making it "far less likely" that the U.S. will conduct a rescue operation, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Boeing, politicians celebrate 777X wing plant construction
Boeing executives and Washington state politicians marked the beginning of demolition work at the Everett widebody jet plant Wednesday to make way for the new 777X composite wing factory.