Archive | July, 2010

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OSH10: Day Two and Three at AirVenture with iFlight

I’m beginning to see a recurring pattern for how I post these issues of iFlight. I’ll have the first issue out on time, get bogged down getting the remaining issues ready, only to post day two and three together later in the week. Without further delay, here’s iFlight for days two and three at EAA […]

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Dulles to National on United Airlines (Update1)

This is not DCA, originally uploaded by flightblogger. The gate scene out the wing of this United Airlines Airbus A319 (N822UA) is not National Airport, the destination of my ticket. Instead, I have found myself at Dulles Airport after flight 626 diverted when National Airport shut down with thunderstorms over Washington, DC. Listening to Channel […]

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OSH10: Day One at AirVenture with iFlight

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Beyond Social Media 101 – Answers to Real Aviation Problems at #OSH10

OSHKOSH — Tuesday afternoon at Oshkosh, a panel of social media practitioners (gurus, addicts) are gathering to discuss how to apply new media to address (and solve) communication challenges in aviation. Rob Mark, curator or Jetwhine.com, has organized Tuesday’s event, which we hope will add a lot of value beyond “what is Twitter” and really […]

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OSH10: First photos from EAA

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Welcome to Oshkosh 2010!

Welcome to Oshkosh 2010!, originally uploaded by flightblogger. OSHKOSH — 737s, DC-3s, Harriers and Tri-motors, nowhere else on earth will you be able to see a more eclectic mix of aircraft. So begins the EAA AirVenture 2010. Stay tuned.

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Analysis: Shadowboxing at Farnborough

Trying to rip open the planet’s most established – and entrenched – duopoly is not for the faint of heart. Three years before its entry into service the world media is trumpeting the 2010 Farnborough Air Show as a failure for Bombardier without an order for the CSeries, though at this point in the new […]

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Farnborough’s iFlight Day Two and Three

In the insanity that is a mid-summer air show, occasionally things get left behind. In this case  it was day two and day three of Flightglobal’s interactive Flight Daily magazine iFlight. Make sure you take a minute to dive into both issues. We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoyed putting them together.

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Fourth 747-8F flight test aircraft completes first flight

In the skies over Everett Thursday, RC503 (N5573S), Boeing’s fourth 747-8F flight test aircraft – and technically the second production aircraft – made its first flight. The aircraft, which is painted in Cargolux’s new colors, departed Everett and headed east for a stop in Moses Lake before returning to Paine Field at dusk. The aircraft […]

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A Closer Look: The flight deck of the Sukhoi Superjet HD

FARNBOROUGH — While I’m back officially in DC right now, I’ve got several more posts in the pipeline from this week’s Farnborough Air Show. On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to get onboard the Suhkoi Superjet while it was on static display at the show. While Mary Kirby focused on the cabin, I decided to […]

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