Tag Archives: Supersonic

A380s, “Sweet Spots” and Storm Petrels (ver 46, June 2017)

  The A380 is a passenger magnet! Updates: June 2017 – A380 plus project February 2017 – The challenge of Twins for point-to-point operations A380s, “Sweet Spots” and Storm Petrels I forecast that the A380 neo will eventually be built and that the A380 will be the largest operating passenger aircraft for decades to come. The aviation industry […]

Torches

Flying IS the sport of kings.   Guiding 500 passengers and manipulating $400m worth of the highest technology through congested airspace to the other side of the planet is a privilege that few experience. I’ve just returned from a great flight over the weekend from Sydney to Los Angeles.   I took the photo above […]

News – 19th October 2013

 (Nancy-Bird Walton (VH-OQA).  First operational takeoff after probably the longest and most expensive repair in aviation history)  04 April 2012.    (Photo RDC) The historical news of the last few weeks is so good that  it has to be documented: 1.   Chuck Yeager’s 65th anniversary of supersonic flight. General Chuck Yeager is a living […]