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USAF F-15C fighter jet fires the longest missile shot in history

An F-15C Eagle fighter jet of the United States Air Force fired the furthest air-to-air missile in history....


Top 10 most impressive aviation records

Fastest, largest, longest… check out the top 10 aviation records that we find the most impressive....


TOP 5 off beaten track flights this week

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has thinned out the movement in the skies, but brought along a multitude of one of a kind flights. From breaking records, to sharing love and gratitude, to landings off the beaten track - below are the TOP 5 flights that amazed this week. ...


Stratolaunch takes off for the 1st time, breaks world record

Giant double fuselage aircraft, the Stratolaunch, has become airborne. Making its maiden flight on April 13, 2019, it also broke the record, which was in place for the last 72 years, along the way.  ...


History Hour: Operation SAGEBURNER sets new speed record

On August 28, 1961, Lieutenants Huntington Hardisty and Earl De Esch, US Navy, flew a McDonnell F4H-1F Phantom II to a Fédération Aéronautique Internationale World Speed Record....


History Hour: The yet unchallenged speed record on Boeing 720

On August 15, 1962, American Airlines’ Captain Eugene M. Kruse set a National Aeronautic Association Class C-1 record for Speed over a Commercial Air Route, East to West Transcontinental. ...


Ethiopian Airlines raises the bar for African, Gulf competitors

Ethiopian Airlines announced on August 9, 2018, it has registered record success in the 2017/2018 fiscal year that ended last month. ...


Qantas sets new speed record for Perth to London non-stop flight

Qantas has set a new record for its non-stop flight on Boeing 787-9, slicing almost an hour off the scheduled time. The Perth to London service has been consistenty beating the set schedule....


History Hour: Record-setting round-the-world flight on B747SP-21

On May 1–3, 1976, Pan American World Airways’ Boeing 747SP-21 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), on a record-setting flight around the world....


History Hour: Ruth Nichols world speed record on Lockheed Vega

On April 13, 1931, Ruth Rowland Nichols set a World Air Sports Federation World Speed Record of 210.64 mph over a 1.9 mile course at Carlton, Minnesota (U.S.)....