Category Classic Aircraft

The Queen Takes a Bow

By: Category: Air FreightersAirlinersAviation HistoryBoeingClassic Aircraft

Photos in this article come from many of CivilAviationWorld.com team…

On September 30, 1968, an airplane was rolled out of the Boeing factory near Everett, Washington that would change air travel for the world and become one of the most beloved commercial aircraft in aviation history. When it debuted, the Boeing 747 was the largest commercial aircraft in the world and featured revolutionary design innovations that have been incorporated into every aircraft designed since. The prototype, nicknamed the “Jumbo Jet” by the media, flew for the first time in February 1969...

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Antique/Classic/Contemporary Aircraft Review #2

By: Category: AntiqueClassic AircraftContemporary AircraftGeneral Aviation

1946 Globe GC-1B Swift

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Vintage Aircraft Association’s mission… ” is to encourage and aid the retention and restoration of antique, historical, classical and contemporary aircraft, and to improve aviation safety and education.”

The Vintage Aircraft Association’s lineage reaches back to 1971, and was “originally known as the Antique/Classic Division of EAA…” 

The Vintage Aircraft Association is the world’s premier organization created to preserve and protect all aspects of vintage aviation. Our membership is world-wide, according to their web site.

The organization categorizes aircraft into three main collections, Antique, Classic and Contemporary.  Antiques are aircraft manufactured on or before August 31, 1945...

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Antique/Classic/Contemporary Aircraft Review #1

By: Category: AntiqueBusiness AviationClassic AircraftContemporary AircraftEAA AirVenture

1943 Beech D17S Staggerwing

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Vintage Aircraft Association‘s mission… ” is to encourage and aid the retention and restoration of antique, historical, classical and contemporary aircraft, and to improve aviation safety and education.”

The Vintage Aircraft Association’s lineage reaches back to 1971, and was “originally known as the Antique/Classic Division of EAA…” 

The Vintage Aircraft Association is the world’s premier organization created to preserve and protect all aspects of vintage aviation. Our membership is world-wide, according to their web site.

The organization categorizes aircraft into three main collections, Antique, Classic and Contemporary.  Antiques are aircraft manufactured on or before August 31, 1945. Classics includes aircraft th...

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