Category: airplane

Here’s what it was really like (and it’s actually crazy) to fly in the 1950s.

Manufacturing Concorde, the world’s first supersonic passenger jet.

Amazing vintage photos of Hughes H-4 Hercules, the world’s largest flying boat that flew for only 26 seconds.

Concorde over Hatton Cross tube, London, 1976

Until the extension to the Heathrow terminal was opened in 1976, this station was the closest Underground stop to the airport. (Photo by John Wender/ Transport for London)

Carole Lombard, 1930s.


Smokey Bear, Ray Bell, and airplane

Date: 1950
From the New Mexico Magazine collection, Negative Number HP.2007.20.1150

20 vintage photos from between the 1940s and 1970s show how glamorous flying used to be!

Aircraft interior in the 1950s. Photo by John Rawlings.

22 vintage wing walking photos that prove our grandparents were out of their minds.

Survivor of 1972 Andes plane crash recalled of harrowing experience when he has to eat the human flesh to stay alive.