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British Airways Boeing 747-400 in D-Check

[Music] one aircraft transformed the world request permission to carry at the high power ground rent with two decks carrying over 500 passengers and wings the width of a football pitch it was twice the size of any airliner before [Music] the Boeing 747 affectionately known as the jumbo jet okay going up on 104 […]

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The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America
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The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America

his episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. At the height of the Cold War, with nuclear anxiety at a fever pitch, the United States launched their first spy satellites, the Corona. Tasked with photographing deep inside the Soviet Union. […]

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Kit Planes & Experimental Aircraft
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Kit Planes & Experimental Aircraft

You don’t always need a fighter plane to pull extreme manoeuvres in the sky. This is the Cri Cri, the world’s smallest twin engine plane. TIM SENIOR: The Cri Cri was designed by one of France’s top designers / engineers, and as I understand, he designed this in his spare time, as a home build […]

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Kit Planes & Experimental Aircraft

You don’t always need a fighter plane to pull extreme manoeuvres in the sky. This is the Cri Cri, the world’s smallest twin engine plane. TIM SENIOR: The Cri Cri was designed by one of France’s top designers / engineers, and as I understand, he designed this in his spare time, as a home build […]

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Can you solve the airplane riddle? – Judd A. Schorr
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Can you solve the airplane riddle? – Judd A. Schorr

Professor Fukanō, the famous eccentric scientist and adventurer, has embarked on a new challenge: flying around the world nonstop in a plane of his own design. Able to travel consistently at the incredible speed of one degree longitude around the equator per minute, the plane would take six hours to circle the world. There’s just […]

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How Safe Is Air Travel?
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How Safe Is Air Travel?

Unless you’ve avoided television and the Internet entirely over the past few years, it has been almost impossible not to be aware of the recent dramatic and tragic airplane crashes. It’s enough to make even seasoned travelers wonder if flying is getting steadily less safe. Although the past few years have featured a few high-profile […]

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10 Abnormally Large Airplanes That Actually Exist
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10 Abnormally Large Airplanes That Actually Exist

When you think about it humans have been able to pull off some pretty impressive fees flight is one of them not [happier] Just making any old plane We’ve pushed the limits for the last century and built some truly impressive and terrifying creations from Cargo Planes to bombers to Insane-looking double-Decker Passenger liners the […]

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