What's on the web on your pursuit, hobbies, interests and worries

Air & Space

Boeing 747


End of an era for the Boeing 747, the Queen of the Skies

The Daily BreezeThe Daily Breeze - Oct 17, 2017
One of United's last 747 jets sits at its gate at LAX in Los Angeles on Monday, October 16, 2017. United Airlines is retiring its final 10 Boeing 747 jumbo jets. Their final 747 flight will be on November 7 and fly from San Francisco to Honolulu ...  

Boeing 737


India's Jet Airways eyes order for another 75 Boeing 737 Maxes

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) - Oct 17, 2017
India's fast-growing Jet Airways is considering whether to buy another 75 Boeing Max jets on top of the 75 Max 8 aircraft it ordered two years ago. Deliveries of the airline's first batch of 737 Max 8 single aisle jets will start in 2018. New CEO Vinay ...  

Boeing 727


Aeroplane home: Man lives inside a Boeing 727 in Oregon forest ...

Business InsiderBusiness Insider - Oct 1, 2017
Engineer Bruce Campbell first bought the aircraft in 1999 for $100000 from Athens airport. Since then he has been converting the aircraft into a home.  

Airbus A380


How Air France Will Rescue Its A380 With a Shattered Engine | WIRED

WIREDWIRED - Oct 15, 2017
The Airbus A380 is a beast. It's a double-decker, superjumbo passenger plane, with four engines and a wingspan greater than two Boeing 737s side by side.  

Beech Baron


What's Under the Hood? Fuel Pumps

AVwebAVweb - Oct 15, 2017
For instance, on a Beech Baron the boost pumps are in the wings; in a Cessna 210, the boost pump is just aft of the firewall, under the floorboards. Boost pumps are made up of an electric motor, a pump and a space in between. If a seal or gasket wears ...  

Cessna 170


Flying the Mail in Remote Idaho

Air & Space MagazineAir & Space Magazine - Sep 19, 2017
But in the winter months, when the highest mountain passes are snowed under, he takes to the air. One morning Dorris took me on his mail route in his polished silver Cessna 170, landing atop two feet of snow. To get the landing skis down prior to ...  

Cessna 172


BRS Aerospace Positions Installation Network for Cessna 172/182 Aircraft Parachute Recovery Systems

AviationPros.comAviationPros.com - Oct 2, 2017
South St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 2, 2017 - BRS Aerospace has established a nationwide Cessna Parachute System Authorized Installation Network to handle whole aircraft parachute installations on the sizeable Cessna 172 and 182 single-engine piston powered ...  

F 16 Falcon


Here's why you may have heard a big roar in Southern California skies today

LA Daily NewsLA Daily News - Oct 13, 2017
An F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, F-22 Raptor, and F-35 Lightning II do a flyby during the Edwards AFB 70th anniversary of the first supersonic flight on Oct. 14, 1947. (Photo by Gene Blevins). By Daily News | |. PUBLISHED: October 13, 2017 at 10:18 am ...  

Concorde


The Soviet Union's flawed rival to Concorde
BBC News - Oct 18, 2017

It sounds like a description of the Anglo-French Concorde, the plane that will cross the Atlantic in little more than three hours – but it's not. The spaceship-styled jet sports the hammer and sickle of the Soviet Union on its giant tailfin. It is the ...  

 
 
Travel | Computer games | Automotive | Air & Space | Combat Sports | Sporting | Dogs | Animals | Arts | Music | Food & drink | Crafts | Collecting | Home improvement | Gardening | Dancing | Events | Spirituality | Games | Television | Science & Education | Attractions | Outdoor activities | National parks | Regions | Waters | Parenting | Periodicals | Film | Miniatures | Computers | Fishing & hunting | Clothing | Jewelry | Health & beauty | Electronics | History | Records | Us States | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |