Archive

January 2016

31/01/2016
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Boeing 737 MAX’s Maiden Flight is a roaring success!

Two years after the official Boeing YouTube channel launched their introductory video for the 5th-generation 737 MAX, we’ve at last witnessed the maiden journey of this eagerly-awaited aircraft, which took off as  scheduled, on the 29th January. What’s New? Boeing’s official company line revolves around promoting the 737 MAX’s efficiency, and that’s a buzzword you’ll hear whenever they talk about the latest entry to the 737 line. It’s definitely not just a load of hot air, though, the Boeing 737 MAX is expected to walk the walk, figuratively speaking, once... Read More

21/01/2016

Tracey Curtis-Taylor touches down as tribute to Amy Johnson complete.

Here at Flightstore we previously looked at some key milestones in the history of aviation, and noted that as the sheer scope of the subject covers such a staggering amount of heroes, iconic aircrafts and records, it was inevitable for there to be key omissions. One such milestone we weren’t able to touch upon was the 1930 flight of British female pilot, (or in the vernacular of the time ‘aviatrix) Amy Johnson, who successfully flew solo halfway around the world from Croydon to Darwin, Australia – covering 11, 000 intercontinental... Read More

21/01/2016

The biggest UK Airshows of 2016

2016 is set to be the best year yet for UK airshows. We’re all set to welcome back some of the most popular airshows, parades and conventions, as well as welcome in some UK airshows set to debut in 2016. There are a whole host of events to look forward to, up and down the UK this year, and here at Flightstore we want to make sure you don’t miss out. Make sure to share this infographic with other aviation enthusiasts to ensure that nobody misses out on these absolutely... Read More

21/01/2016
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Four Reasons to get on board with Flight Simulation during training

We’ve all dreamt of being at the controls in the cockpit of a plane, soaring through the clouds and mastering the skies at speed – taking in iconic landscapes and being awed by the scope of the earth’s surface below. For most of us, it remains a dream, however that doesn’t mean it’s not possible to enjoy at least a slice of the action. Flight simulators virtually recreate the experience of flying through artificial means, and flight simulation programmes range from simple computer games, to full-on, immersive and lifelike conditions,... Read More