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A World Airways MD-11 departs Atlanta. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ian McMurtry)

Using Social Media to Cover the Entire Lifespan of the MD-11

Every aviation enthusiast has a particular airplane that is at the top of their list. It is not always an attachment we can explain, but it is one every Avgeek understands. For Njord Zonneveld, that airplane is the McDonnell Douglas MD-11. The MD-11 is a widebody, three-engine airliner that was developed from the DC-10. Introducing an array of improvements over its predecessor the MD-11 came with a glass cockpit, extended fuselage and a number of aerodynamic changes including the addition…

The Life of an Aircraft Technician: An Interview with Hector…

When most people think about careers in the aviation industry, it's common to remember pilots and cabin crew. It's not often that your average traveler takes a moment to think about all the other personnel that are keeping aircraft in the sky. Aircraft mechanics and engineers are responsible for keeping…