Latest posts with tags "Plane"

Revealed: the most popular seat on a plane

Apr 26, 2012 / Travel

Scotland-based flight comparison site Skyscanner said its poll indicates airline passengers consider 6A to be the best seat on a standard aircraft.

Rent a Virgin America plane for $60,000

Dec 01, 2011 / Billionaires

Virgin America is offering a deal on deals site to take a round-trip flight for you and up to 145 of your friends for $60,000. The flight would take you on a full-size Airbus A320, complete with in-flight wifi, seatback entertainment systems, and in-flight meals and drinks. The offer is good for a round-trip […]

Airbus reveal ‘plane of 2050’

Jun 15, 2011 / Jets

A futuristic airplane concept could herald a future where business and economy class give way to work and play areas on board the aircraft of the future. That’s the vision of Airbus, which this week unveiled its ideas of the plane of 2050, complete with a ‘bionic’ shell which turns partially transparent to provide a […]

Looking up – major air shows in 2011

Dec 08, 2010 / Events

Next year’s most promising air shows include the return of biennial exhibitions such as Aero India, Avalon in Australia and the Seoul Air Show, as well as annual stalwarts such as Oshkosh, Tannkosh and the Royal International Air Tattoo.

Airbus unveils images of “plane of the future”

Jul 21, 2010 / Jets

Airbus has given a glimpse of the future of flight with its Concept Plane, which was showcased at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire today. The images released today illustrate what air transport could look like in 2050 – even 2030 if advancements in existing technologies continue apace. The aircraft is more fuel-efficient and features […]

Solar plane sets out on historic flight

Jul 07, 2010 / Jets

An experimental solar-powered aircraft took off Wednesday from a Swiss airbase in a bid to make history by flying round the clock and through the night. Solar Impulse whirred along the runway at Payerne in western Switzerland, reaching 35 kilometres per hour (22 mph) as lone pilot Andre Borschberg gently lifted into clear skies at […]

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