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Boom and The Hopeful Future for Supersonic Commercial Flight

The Concorde was the jet-airliner of its time, with the ability to travel twice the speed of sound (Mach 2.0), a higher than normal (60,000 feet), and seating for 92-128 passengers. The Concorde first entered into service in 1976 and remained in the air until 2003. Meaning "harmony" or "union," the aircraft demonstrated a joint Anglo-French treaty. Ultimately, twenty aircraft were built, all operated by either British Airways or Air France. The aircraft was in service for over twenty years.  Originally,…

Photos: Taking a Ride Onboard United’s Brand New Boeing 777-300ER

Yesterday AirlineGeeks.com had the chance to attend a preview flight of the new United 777-300ER aircraft featuring the carrier's new Polaris business class seat. We were able to test out the whole experience from the lounge to the multi-course onboard meal. Our day started at the recently opened Polaris lounge…

Celebrating the End of An Era and the Beginning of…

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, individuals of varying backgrounds hiked out to John F. Kennedy International Airport to celebrate a moment in aviation history.  This moment being the last opening of the TWA Flight Center to the public and the history lying in Trans World Airlines.  Many remembered the former…

A Pilot Explains Hail and How It Can Effect An…

So who flies into a hail storm? The short answer is nobody does this on purpose. This past Friday, a Delta A320 (flight 1889) with 125 passengers and five crew was enroute from Boston to Salt Lake when it ran into some hail near Denver. The aircraft was heavily damaged…