Tag: airplanes

Jun 13, 2012

40 Photos of Airplanes Breaking the Sound Barrier

40 Photos of Airplanes Breaking the Sound Barrier

Supersonic speed is a rate of travel of an object that exceeds the speed of sound (Mach 1). For objects travelling in dry air of a temperature of 20 °C (68 °F) this speed is approximately 343 m/s, 1,125 ft/s, 768 mph or 1,235 km/h. A sonic boom is the sound associated with the…

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Jun 7, 2012

The Private Suites on Singapore Airlines

The Private Suites on Singapore Airlines

Have you ever flown First Class and thought, “this is swell but I wish there was something better”? Well if you happen to be flying on Singapore Airlines A380 aircraft you’re in luck! The Singapore Airlines Suites are more than seats, they are individual cabins with sliding doors, window blinds and complete privacy.…

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Jan 17, 2011

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

What’s a G6? It’s the $58 million Gulfstream G650 Private Jet

Remember in the movie Tropic Thunder when Tom Cruise’s character Les Grossman is talking to Pecker? Right before the infamous dance scene, Les says: “I’m talking G5’s playa, no more frequent flyer b*tch miles for my boy!” He was referring to a Gulfstream G500. Or maybe you’ve heard that annoying song Like a G6 on…

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Jul 26, 2010

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

1965 Boeing 727 Converted into a Costa Rican Hotel

Photograph by Vincent Costello Located on a coastal rainforest bluff overlooking the Pacific, Hotel Costa Verde near Quepos, Costa Rica, features one of the most unique hotel rooms I’ve ever encountered. A two bedroom, fully retrofitted, vintage 1965 Boeing 727 fuselage, available on your next vacation! Check out the incredible pics and information below on…

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May 11, 2010

Picture of the Day – Birds of Prey

Picture of the Day – Birds of Prey

BIRDS OF PREY Photograph by Lockheed Martin A fleet of sexy Blackbird SR-71’s by Lockheed Martin. Awesome article on flying a Blackbird HERE via Lockheed Martin on Flickr

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Aug 6, 2009

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

Experience The Joy of Flight in the Icon A5 Light Sport Aircraft

In 2004, a category was made (Light Sport Aircraft), a license was created (Sport Pilot), and the notion of consumer recreational flight was realized. The following year, Stanford Business Graduate Kirk Hawkins founds ICON. Hawkins, an accomplished engineer and former Air Force F-16 pilot oversees the creation of the A5 Light Sport Aircraft, available at…

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