So you want to fly on the magnificent beast that is the 747… The good news is, there’s still quite a lot of airlines to choose from, wherever you live in the world. 22 to be exact! Joe Sutter and his team at Boeing has managed to create an icon in the 60’s, at a […]
Whether you’re just flying through or coming to Prague specifically for plane spotting, PRG airport is a great place for a day out. As a relatively busy airport in the Prague countryside, PRG has interesting and growing traffic, coming mainly from the East. The airport is accomodating to planespotters, and it even has airside bus tours
Here is a regularily updated list and maps of the fifth freedom flights flying in and out of the United States in 2018. Please don’t hesitate to comment if you notice any flights I’ve missed. Thank you! Eastbound Map of the Fifth Freedom flights in the United States Eastbound Map of the Fifth
Here’s a shocker: it’s a good idea to drink a lot of water. Actually, it’s about the only thing out there than can be indulged in without limits. Especially when flying in a metal tube above the weather at 10 000 feet cabin altitude, and the flight attendants are nowhere to be found. As it
Lenses are one of the most cruicial elements in the making of an aviation photo. The maximum aperture, quality of the optical elements, speed of autofocus, build quality and resistance to elements all play an important role. Today, we’re going to look at the 3 lenses I believe are most useful for aviation photography, which
Diecast aircraft models come in all sizes, quality and detail levels – and prices. Although there are a few well established and known brands, choosing the right brand is not easy. In this article, we will go through the most collected scales, brands and manufacturers, quality criteria and prices. Whether you’re a detail oriented enthousiast,
There are many reasons one could want to log their travels, and especially flights. It makes recollecting events easier, gives access to interesting stats like distance, speed and altitude, and makes for good looking wall art, or even gifts. In this post, we’ll look at a few different ways of logging and mapping flights, from
After a first article about 5th Freedom Flights in and out of Europe, let’s look at short haul flights inside Europe with widebody airplanes in 2018. Flying on large planes comes with quite a few advantages, and we will look into these as well as a complete list with types, time tables and a map.