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  • World’s Largest Aircraft to Ship NATO Freight – Airplanes

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has hired a Russian company to haul oversized freight in the Antonov An-124, a Soviet-era aircraft, and the world's largest jet. Volga-Dnepr, the ...

  • 2008 Aircraft Interiors Expo

    The Aircraft Interiors Expo is considered to be the largest exhibition in the world that is exclusively devoted to interior design and cabin systems engineering for airplanes. The 2007 event ...

  • First Fuel Cell Powered Flight

    Up until now aircraft making use of fuel cells have not been powered exclusively by this power source. But that all changed on the September 30, 2008, at the Stuttgart airport where the German ...

  • Vero Beach Aviation Day 2014

    Aviation Day offers members of the public the opportunity to visit the Vero Beach Municipal Airport and discover a whole lot about aviation. This family-oriented community event attracts several ...

  • Boeing to Disconnect In-Flight Internet Users

    Boeing Company has announced it will be phasing out Connexion by Boeing, a service that enables airlines to provide in-flight satellite-based Internet to passengers. Existing customers include ...

  • Plane Spotting – A Great Hobby for Aviation Enthusiasts

    Aircraft Spotting (also known as Plane Spotting) is a hobby that unites aviation enthusiasts from all over the world. Aircraft spotters enjoy the observation and photography of a wide variety ...

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  • Paramus

    The Paramus Flying Club is situated at two locations: One at The Essex County Caldwell (CDW) and the other at the Linden Airports in New Jersey (LDJ). The Club was formed 50-years ago and is a non-profit organization with four airplanes that include two Cessna 172 Skyhawks, one (high-performance) Skylane C182, and one complex, high-performance Cessna 182 RG.

  • Glossary

    Every so often while browsing our website you may come across terms that are unfamiliar to you. For this reason we have included a Glossary on the Airplanes.com website. This short list of words and their definitions is designed to give our users a brief understanding of the various flight-related terms. If you find a term on the website that you do not understand or even if you find one on ...

  • Oakland Flying Club

    Located in Oakland, California at the Oakland International Airport (OAK), the Oakland Flyers flying club and training facility was founded in 1989. The Club owns 13 airplanes, including Cessna 152s, Cessna 172s, one Piper Archer, as well as Piper Warriors, one Bellanca Citabria, and one twin-engine Beech Duchess. The Club also owns a Frasca 142 Flight Simulator where simulated flight time ...

  • New Zealand Helicopter Competition

    Held at the Whitianga Airfield in Thames, New Zealand from April 7-8, 2007The Whitianga Aeroclub is hosting the 2007 New Zealand Helicopter Championships, sponsored by North Shore Helicopter Training. Up to 25 helicopter teams will compete. The event’s rules and regulations will adhere to those sanctioned by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), otherwise known as the ...

  • A & E Flying Club

    Located at Hawthorne Airport (HHR) in Los Angeles, California, the A & E Flying Club is a non-profit organization with fifty active members. It owns four airplanes: two Cessna 172Ms, one Cessna 182Q, and one Cessna 177RG. The planes can be rented for flight training but the certified flight instructor must be club-approved.

  • Flight plans

    A flight plan is filed by a pilot with the Aviation Authority of that area before flight. The information included is points of departure and arrival, estimated timing, alternate airports for landing, type of flight, number of passengers as well as the pilot’s name. There are three routing types when creating flight plans. Airway routing is along airways which are predefined ...

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