Ancient Airlines: The Top Banana In The West

Throughout aviation history, two primary purposes are well established established: travel and warfighting. Sometimes, there has been a significant crossover between the two. In the case of air travel, dozens… The post Ancient Airlines: The Top Banana In The West appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

What’s Up With a Winglet

Sure, for us AvGeeks, these funny things on the wingtips make something cool (a wing) look more cool. For what purpose – and how long have these been around? Surprisingly,… The post What’s Up With a Winglet appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

McDonnell Douglas Once Proposed A DC-10 For Air Force One

Air Force One is the descriptor for any aircraft carrying the President of the United States, but to avgeeks it generally refers to the highly customized Boeing 747-200 (VC-25A) with… The post McDonnell Douglas Once Proposed A DC-10 For Air Force One appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

We Interview A Flight Attendant Who Flew With The Mexican Air Force

At Avgeekery, we love meeting people who hold unique roles in aviation. We’ve interviewed aviation photographers, pilots, authors, and even people who are restoring unique aircraft like an American Airlines… The post We Interview A Flight Attendant Who Flew With The Mexican Air Force appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

Eastern Airlines Shut Down 30 Years Ago Today

It was the airline that was destroyed by infighting and a soft economy. The airline started was by World War I ace Eddie Rickenbacker. For a time, Eastern Airlines was… The post Eastern Airlines Shut Down 30 Years Ago Today appeared first on Avgeekery.com.