Category: flight

Pretty, thin, young and single: Here are some bizarre requirements for stewardess in the 1950s.

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

Hostesses in hotpants and boots: Pictures of sexy Pacific Southwest Airline flight attendants in the early 1970s.

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.

Vintage photos from the Scandinavian Airlines’ archive show how much better plane food was from the 1950s.

Keith Sapsford falling from the wheel-well of a plane in 1970. John Gilpin was testing out his camera when he accidentally caught the 14-year-old stowaway’s fall. Here’s the story behind this famous image

Here’s what first class air travel looked like in the 1930s

Evansville Press, Indiana, March 9, 1909

Here’s the only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph) in April 1985.