Posts Tagged ‘Records in flight’

Gulfstream G650 breaks a new world record

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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Records in Flight: Record-breaking range

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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Heroes in Flight: Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson We’ve all heard of Amelia Earhart, but how much do you know about Amy Johnson? Amy Johnson has been named one of the most inspirational and influential women of the twentieth century, and her story is one of those that blends grit, determination, achievement, and tragedy. Early life Amy Johnson was born in…

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Would you pilot one of the world’s longest flights?

world's longest flights

The world’s longest flights Once you’ve finished your flight training at CTI Professional Flight Training and you’re a certified commercial pilot, you could find yourself piloting one of the world’s longest flights! Working as a pilot doesn’t just mean short hops around the country – here are the top ten longest flight routes in the…

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Heroes in Flight: Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager Chuck Yeager – fighter pilot and world record breaker – is our Hero in Flight in this post. Find out more about the man who was the first to break the sound barrier! Growing up Charles “Chuck” Elwood Yeager was born February 13, 1923, in Myra, West Virginia.  His parents, Susie Mae and…

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