Boeing 727

How Trump Shuttle went from glam to sham

The Trump Shuttle promised to introduce never-seen glitz and glamor on the Northeast corridor between New York, Boston and Washington D.C. Yet the business, led by Donald Trump, quickly deteriorated. What exactly happened?...


Boeing in conflict with FAA over 727 safety

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States has detected a potentially unsafe condition on the Boeing 727 airplane fuel system, which could result in an explosion. The agency has issued an airworthiness directive, despite the manufacturer’s protests. ...


How one elusive man changed design of aircraft: D.B. Cooper story

Ever since the hijacking in 1971, D.B. Cooper was hailed as a criminal by the authorities. For others, the man became a cult hero. But what happened on November 24, 1971?...


History Hour: crash of B-727 leaves destruction in San Diego

On September 25, 1978, the worst aircraft accident in California history occurred when a Boeing 727-214 airliner, operated by Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) as Flight 182, crashed killing 144 people....