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UPS 747 plane brown wrapper.

Crazy (and funny) airplane photos and videos – share yours!

Aircraft, News, Photos+Videos July 14, 2017 at 10:44 am

A few days ago, Seattle-area plane spotters were treated to a sight they’d never seen before. A huge plane appeared in front of Boeing’s Paine Field (PAE) production facility and images of it immediately went viral and it became a subject of discussion on internet forums frequented by airplane nerdsRead More

First flight of the CRJ200 SF

First flight of the CRJ200 SF

Aircraft, Conversions, News, Photos+Videos July 22, 2016 at 10:42 am

US-based conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers, Inc completed the first flight of the freighter-converted CRJ200. As we do whenever a new freighter type flies for the first time, we will welcome the newcomer with a few photos. AEI launched the program in cooperation with Bombardier (the CRJ’s manufacturer) in 2013. At firstRead More

767 Renaissance

767 Renaissance

Aircraft, Carriers, E-Commerce, Express, News, Photos+Videos January 26, 2016 at 9:42 am

It is common wisdom in the aviation world that first delivery of a new aircraft type is the death knell for the type it replaces.  But to paraphrase Mark Twain, “reports of the 767’s death have been greatly exaggerated.” Boeing delivered its first 787 – a direct replacement for theRead More

Airships, like the Lockheed-Martin Hybrid Airship, above, have the potential to support a wide range of air freight activities in areas with
little to no infrastructure.

The airships are coming

Aircraft, Photos+Videos July 10, 2015 at 10:57 am

Hybrid Enterprises LLC has been formed to take on the job of marketing Lockheed Martin’s Hybrid Airships. The need for an airborne cargo vehicle not dependant on airstrips or other ground infrastructure has long been obvious. Outsize and heavyweight cargo regularly has to be moved to remote locations to supportRead More

Size matters

Size matters

Aircraft, Photos+Videos June 22, 2015 at 8:59 pm

Airbus last week announced its selection of major suppliers for the Beluga XL, the new upsized version of the Beluga air transporter the manufacturer has long used to transport subassemblies for production of some of its aircraft. We list the suppliers at the end of this post, but the announcement remindedRead More