Tag: aviation

  • Today in History: The First Controlled Flight (1903)

    written by geegraphy on 2012-12-17 in #lifestyle
    Today in History: The First Controlled Flight (1903)

    On December 17, 1903, two brothers named Wilbur and Orville Wright went out to in a field near Kitty Hawk in North Carolina and made history for successfully flying and controlling their aircraft, the Flyer.

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  • Up in the Air: I believe I can fly!

    written by vicuna on 2012-12-04 in #lifestyle
    Up in the Air: I believe I can fly!

    Flying was always a dream for me since my childhood. I love taking planes, especially small ones where you can see everything the pilot is doing. Well, I waited a long time (until my 39th birthday) but now, the time has come to fulfill my dream: become a pilot of ultralight planes!

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  • An Afternoon at Tempelhof Airport

    written by vgzalez on 2011-10-18 in #world #locations
    An Afternoon at Tempelhof Airport

    The former Tempelhof Airport nowadays, is one of the most amazing public parks in Berlin. Its history is full of feats and achievements which make it one of the essential stops in the city.

  • Boston Portsmouth Air Show

    written by carmenism on 2011-04-11 in #world #locations
    Boston Portsmouth Air Show

    Last summer, I went to the Boston Portsmouth Air Show at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, which was the first annual show of its kind. Combined with a clear, sunny weather, it made for a great first experience using slide film. There were oodles of planes of all shapes and sizes to explore and various back-to-back flying exhibitions to check out. Best of all, being an aviation enthusiast or expert was not required to appreciate all of these unique sights!

  • German Aerospace Day 2009

    written by spoeker on 2010-08-05 in #world #locations
    German Aerospace Day 2009

    The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the Research Center of the Federal Republic of Germany for aerospace, energy and transport. So far there are more than 6.000 members of staff working in 13 locations all around Germany. Cologne is the headquarter and every 2 years everyone got the chance to have a look inside these giant institution at the "German Aerospace Day".

  • Take Off at The Museum of Aviation

    written by liquidpapercut on 2009-07-13 in #world #locations
    Take Off at The Museum of Aviation

    With almost 100 planes and helicopters dating back from WWII, the Museum of Aviation is a great destination for lomographers and aviation enthusiast alike.

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