First Flight

Boeing 777X makes maiden flight [Video]

Seven years since the program was launched, Boeing’s newest, state-of-the-art airliner, featuring cutting-edge technology such as folding wingtips and the biggest turbine engine in the world, the Boeing 777X, finally embarked on its maiden flight, taking off for the first time on January 25, 2020. ...


On this day: First Flight Of The Airbus A380

On April 27th, 2005, aviation was changed forever. The Airbus A380, which provided unprecedented passenger experience, made its debut flight. Read more:...


History Hour: 1st flight of German aviation pioneer

German Air Shipping Company is often accounted as the first civil air company in the world. Having flown for the first time 100 years ago, the DLR is long gone, but you can still find clues of the airline when boarding modern aircraft....


First supersonic business jet on track to fly in 2023

Supersonic jet maker Aerion revealed a concrete timeline for the final stages in the development of its first supersonic business jet – the AS2 – saying it is “on track” for first test flight in 2023. ...