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Douglas DC-8 – An Early Aviation Veteran, Still Flying!

Douglas DC-8 – An Early Aviation Veteran, Still Flying!

The Douglas DC-8 was an early pioneer in jetliner history, that doesn’t get many mentions these days. But some are still in service today! As we saw with other historical aircraft, the days after WWII saw leaps and strides in aviation. Jet engines and other...
Convair 990A – Are Airliners Getting Slower?

Convair 990A – Are Airliners Getting Slower?

Was the Convair 990A the fastest subsonic airliner ever? Why hasn’t another design beaten it? And why haven’t you heard of it before? January 24th was the 60th anniversary of the Convair 990’s first flight. The aircraft would undergo more modifications, becoming the...