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Landing Gear Bogies – A Humble But Vital Innovation!

Landing Gear Bogies – A Humble But Vital Innovation!

It’s a feature that we don’t often think about, but without the four and six-wheel landing gear bogies, we simply wouldn’t have widebody aircraft. Aviation has now been part of humanity for over 117 years. And while developments have been constant, it wasn’t until...
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...
De Havilland Comet – The Father Of All Modern Jetliners?

De Havilland Comet – The Father Of All Modern Jetliners?

The de Havilland Comet revolutionized modern airliner design, introducing many innovations. Alas, its troubled history shortened its career. But it taught the industry many lessons, that shaped future airliners. It is very difficult for us to comprehend today what it...