The long-awaited first flight of Boeing’s 777X will be delayed further thanks to problems with the aircraft’s GE9X engines. A pair of the engines were installed on the airframe and started on May 29th, but during the test, “an engine gave us a signal about its health. We had an anomaly in the compressor and we halted the run,” GE’s Ted Ingling told Aviation Week in an interview.
That Normandy as a hallowed place and D-Day as a seminal event live on in the memories of so many is due in part because so many of those eyes—of mothers, fathers, sons, brothers, sisters and wives—knew what lay ahead. In today's blog, we recall how the home front learned of the invasion.
As the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy continues, the AFP News Agency filed this short video of jumps from a pair of the C-47 aircraft flown in for the...
As part of AVweb's coverage of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, we're sweeping the web for informative videos about the event and the participating aircraft. This video by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force tells the story of D-Day Doll.