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Was Lucky Lindy really first across the Atlantic?

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Flight attendant pretends dog is baby & puts it in stroller to avoid pet travel fee

One situations where dogs aren’t meant to fly. Photograph: AirSpace user aviation1 Continuing the saga of things flight attendants can do to get fired, meet Kersaundra Smith, who earlier this month lost her law suit against AirTran Airways. Smith was a flight attendant for AirTran and on 28 May 2008 booked a staff travel ticket […]

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Concorde in the Flight archives

As the Concorde prototype celebrates its 40th anniversary of its first flight here are some of Concorde’s best moments. Flight has covered Concorde, the supersonic aircraft, from its embryonic stage (between 1956-1962) to the last flight in November 2003 and even the Concorde model on the roundabout being taken down at Heathrow Airport last year.   Flight reported […]

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Boeing 747 performs first flight 40 years ago today

This is how Flight reported the event at the time. Flightglobal users voted the Boeing 747 to be their favourite civil aircraft in its 100 Greatest campaign last year to celebrate its centenary in publishing, which neatly coincided with 100 years of powered flight.     Picture credit Boeing (note - this is a 747-400ER and it flew for […]

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Best aircraft debate and the conclusion of the 100 Greatest vote – why the geek should get the girl!

There are only 8 Days left now in Flight’s 100 Greatest vote and it is fair to say that each category is going to be an extremely close run thing. Although the obvious nominations are popular (Moon Landing, Wright Brothers etc), there is still ample opportunity for some surprises when the final list is revealed […]

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