The world’s first flight took place on December 17, 1903. Most people know the pilot was Orville Wright. It took another 30 years for aircraft design to reach new levels of innovation. Aviation advanced with every new model, but some models stood out as truly transformative. Let’s take a look at five airplane designs that…

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Before we reached the skies I’m sure our ancestors never imagined their descendants would eventually not only fly but fly into the stars. Every great moment in flight inspired the next generation of aviators to try flying higher, faster, and farther. Their efforts, dreams, and hard work helped shape civilization into what it is today.…

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Gulfstream G650

Gulfstream G650 in new speed record You might think a flight from New York to Dubai might take some time, but not if you’re flying a Gulfstream G650! Last week, this small-but-mighty business jet broke world records when it flew from Teterboro, NJ to the United Arab Emirates in 11 hours and two minutes. That’s…

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the world's longest non-stop flight

The world’s longest non-stop flight took to the air this week Did you know the world’s longest non-stop flight took to the skies this week? Departing from Singapore on Thursday 11 October, and landing at Newark on Friday 12 October, the mammoth 16,700km trip made headlines around the world. The Singapore Airlines flight is, in…

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record-breaking range

Record-breaking range Do you know which aviators have made history for their record-breaking range? If not, we’re about to tell you! Since the Wright Brothers made their first flight in 1903, humankind has been competing to push aviation faster, higher – and further. Although most records have focused on speed, range is one of those…

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