Aircraft Loading Error
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Aircraft Loading Error

On Tuesday 13th December 2016, a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 aircraft was being prepared to operate flight 1393 from Adelaide, South Australia to Brisbane, Queensland. At 9:27 Central Standard Time, the graphical load instruction report was sent to the ramp staff allocated to load the aircraft. Virgin Australia used an electronic load control system, which […]

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DRAG RACING R44 helicopter vs Southwest 737
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DRAG RACING R44 helicopter vs Southwest 737

Jerry: Oh my gosh we’re racing a Southwest jet… I think they’re winning already Bruce! Bruce: Tower TV3? Tower: TV3? Bruce: TV3 I’d like to make an approach to runway 7R or 7L if it’s available Tower: TV3…low approach to runway 7R is approved. Tower TV3, any way you can turn all the lights up? […]

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Boeing Sponsors GoFly
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Boeing Sponsors GoFly

♪ [dramatic orchestra music] People have always dreamed of flying. And in the past one hundred years we’ve made incredible progress. During this period, we’ve advanced from the Wright brothers’ first flight, to the lunar landing, to rockets that will take us to Mars. These awe-inspiring achievements have come to life thanks to technology, innovation, […]

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The Little Plane War
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The Little Plane War

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your website for 10% off by going to squarespace.com/Wendover. The commercial airline industry is the classic duopoly. In the US there’s Boeing—the long successful manufacturer most known for its iconic 747—and in Europe there’s Airbus—the more recent entrant formed as a consortium of various European manufacturers—and that’s […]

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The Future of Airliners? – Aurora D8
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The Future of Airliners? – Aurora D8

When we look back over the last century of innovation in flight it’s sometimes hard to believe how far we have come. The Wright’s first flight in 1903 was at best a proof of concept; only managing to fly 37 metres before falling ungracefully from the sky. We often look back at this historic event […]

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