airplanes

Airplane movie with the autopilot
Airplane! A zany spoof on Hollywood disaster movies (1980)

Airplane! uses disaster movie conventions as platforms to interject humor at every turn. Like a streamlined club act, it’s all over before the welcome gets worn. Stars Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hayes. Also: See the Airplane movie trailer!

Samuel P. Langley's large steam-powered model Aerodrome No. 5 making a successful flight, 1896.
Alexander Graham Bell: Flight is a fact (1896)

Professor Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, has witnessed the trial flights of the machine devised by Professor Samuel P Langley, formerly of Pittsburg. Mr Bell makes the following statement…

WWII fighter planes compared (1942)

US expects to ‘top’ Focke-Wulf 190 in high altitude dog fights of future Most talked-about new fighter plane in the European war theater is Germany’s

TWA history The ups and downs of Trans World Airlines
TWA history: The ups and downs of Trans World Airlines

You have to have a system to beat the airport waiting game. We do. A complete team of ground personnel trained to get you from front door to exit door without a hitch. When you fly at nearly 600 mph on a jet, we can’t afford to slow you down on the ground.

The age of flight (1943)

You will measure distance by your watch All else is secondary to the fight for life which this country is waging today. In that struggle,

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