Aircraft

Marine A-7 Corsair – NBC 7 San Diego

With a crane and great care, a new light attack jet was hoisted onto the USS Midway Museum flight deck in San Diego on Wednesday – a new addition that took two years to restore. A 50-year-old US Navy A-7 Corsair, on loan from the National Aviation Museum in Pensacola, …

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Boulder Now Permits Ultralight Aircraft at Boulder Municipal Airport

Boulder City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance repealing part of the revised Boulder Code that bans small aircraft such as motorized paragliders at Boulder Municipal Airport. “The current ordinance restricts ultralight vehicles, in particular, as well as balloons, kites and unmanned rockets, as they were not considered airplanes in …

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How fast can a commercial airplane fly?

By dividing the total number of minutes by the distance traveled, we get the speed at which an airplane flies. But its speed doesn’t come down to simple mathematical calculations. For example, an A320 aircraft that can carry up to 180 passengers sails at a speed of 400 to 500 …

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Passenger sets fire to Gol plane during flight in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An unexpected situation occurred yesterday, May 27, during Gol Airlines flight G3-1471, from Belo Horizonte (MG) to Guarulhos (SP): one passenger – whose name has not been disclosed – locked himself in the lavatory of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 to burn papers and was …

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