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Is it true that Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was leaking fuel?

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is undoubtedly one of the most incredible planes ever made. This bird from the Cold War era was made...

Inflight smoking is forbidden not just for the comfort of non-smokers – there are...

Several decades ago flying was much less glamorous than it is now. Sure, people used to dress up for the journey, but everyone was...

Tour in Tomark Aero factory: how two-seater planes are born (Video)

Travelling is different when you are an aviation enthusiast. While some are looking for the best places to eat, researching nightlife, trying to list...

Who made the first airplane? The answer is not that easy to tell

It should be relatively easy to recognize first inventions, especially if they were made already during the era of journalism. However, do you really...

The fastest propeller-driven airplane was developed during the Second World War?

Science and technology is constantly moving forward, but that doesn’t mean that some records will just continue to be broken. While planes with piston...

The largest NASA’s cargo airplane still uses turboprop engines and can trace its ancestry...

Planes age differently than most other things. While a 10 year old car is really not in its prime anymore, an airplane at that...

Do airline pilots have to go through security checks in airports?

Security check is definitely the least enjoyable part of any trip. Good if you go through it smoothly, with no queues, no pat-downs, no...

Why the wingtips of airliners are curved up?

Have you ever wondered why the wingtips of some airplanes are curved up? These special devices, called winglets, are actually quite important and now...

What is this strap for on the doors of the plane? (Video)

If you fly a lot you might have noticed a strange looking detail on all of the main doors of the plane. There is...

Sailplane with ambitions – glider is going to try reaching the edge of space...

Sailplanes are magnificent machines. They soar high in the sky, elegantly jumping from one stream of rising air onto another. It is a really...

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