The 747 was, quite literally, a huge gamble. Standing six storeys high and 225ft-long, the aptly nicknamed Jumbo Jet dwarfed its rivals and stablemates alike in both size and expense. Airliner World’s Craig West chronicles the development of Boeing’s behemoth.
There was plenty of fanfare to accompany Virgin Atlantic’s Airbus A330neo launch to Tampa on November 2. Airliner World editor Craig West sends us this special report from 35,000ft above the Atlantic, enroute to the Sunshine State.
New Swedish electric-hybrid aircraft programme gathers pace with further airline support. Find out more on Key.Aero.
Aviation authorities in Guinea have launched an investigation into the freak accident at Conakry.