Tagged With Airplanes

As jets take charge of fire-bombing missions, the 62-year-old piston-powered Tanker 60 takes its last flight over Oregon


The Department of Transportation rejected a public transit mask mandate on the same day Trump's coronavirus diagnosis was revealed


How the only skywriter in Europe creates messages that can be seen for miles but disappear in minutes



Japan Airlines will swap 'ladies and gentlemen' for gender-neutral terms on its in-flight announcements


The Boom Overture jet is vying to become the first supersonic Air Force One — here's an early look


I travelled to Turkey, one of the few countries letting Americans in, and they offered me $25 insurance in case I got the coronavirus



11 things private jet flyers should know when they charter a plane as the industry sees a wave of first-time flyers due to the pandemic


Retired passenger airliners are getting a second life fighting fires as iconic jets are repurposed as water bombers – take a look


The Coast Guard and police are on the hunt for a renegade pilot who flew a plane under a busy Michigan bridge


Embraer has a new $9.45 million air ambulance version of its private jet – take a look inside


An aerospace startup just won a contract to develop an Air Force One jet that can travel at Mach 5. Here's an early look at the engine that could rocket from New York to Paris in 90 minutes.


Virgin Galactic just revealed a new supersonic passenger jet planned with Rolls-Royce, which used to make Concorde jet engines



Double-decker planes are going extinct as Airbus and Boeing discontinue their largest models. Here's why airlines are abandoning 4-engine jets.


The US government spent $1.75 million on an Airbus A321 passenger jet just to blow it up — here's why


Another airline is retiring the world's largest passenger plane after just under 3 years of service as the pandemic keeps long-haul flyers grounded. See inside Hi Fly's Airbus A380.


Airbus just opened its A220 factory in Alabama that was originally intended to help avoid US tariffs on the plane, and JetBlue will be the first customer



Virgin Orbit successfully dropped a rocket from a jumbo jet and ignited it, but its launch failed due to an 'anomaly'


The best and worst things to buy at an airport, according to flight attendants


Photos of the New York City night sky taken one year apart illustrate how the coronavirus pandemic has affected air traffic


A photographer spent two weeks flying around in helicopters to capture the parked planes at US airports during the pandemic — see his eerie and beautiful work