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Aviation Features, News and Reviews

Aviation Updates, Photos & More

Find the latest aviation news, hottest new planes, reviews of cool new gadgets and more. We've visited and photographed some of the largest collections of historic airplanes, helicopters and spacecraft in the world. Also, check out GAYOT's selection of the Top 10 Business Class Airlines.

Solar Impulse 2 coming in for a landing at Kalaeloa Airport in Oahu, Hawaii

Success: Solar Impulse Completes First Ocean Crossing
Solar Impulse 2, the first zero-fuel airplane, completed a record-breaking nonstop flight across the ocean from Japan to Hawaii. Unfortunately, due to damage to the aircraft's batteries, the rest of the voyage will be delayed until April 2016.

Read the whole story on the Solar Impulse official website

Papillon Group reveals its Golden Helicopter for the company's 50th Anniversary in April 2015

Papillon Group's Golden Helicopter

Papillon Group reveals its one-of-a-kind Golden Helicopter (also known as Copter 50) in honor of the company’s 50th anniversary on April 16, 2015. It will arrive in Nevada at the Boulder City Aerocenter in style—via five-chopper formation to reflect each decade of being the world’s longest-running helicopter tour company.

Cheers to five decades Papillon Group

Fly comfortably with Flying Eyes Sunglasses

Flying Eyes Sunglasses
Fly in comfort with these pilot-friendly sunglasses, which offer interchangeable sides that work with headsets, helmets and more.

Take to the skies with a pair of your own

MyGoFlight’s PLC Duffel is made out of water-resistant material and has a spacious center section

MyGoFlight PLC Duffel
Developed around the unique needs of general aviation pilots, MyGoFlight's PLC Duffel is a solid, durable bag that will streamline any aviator's life.

Fly prepared

The Spruce Goose has been housed at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon, since 1993

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
This massive museum in Oregon wine country houses the celebrated Spruce Goose, military aircraft, helicopters, space vehicles and more.

Learn about the world of aviation

A Business Class seat on American Airlines’ new Boeing 777-300ER

American Airlines' Business Class
To keep up with competition and new standards, airlines are in renovation mode, and American Airlines is no exception. The airline is bringing modern luxury to its fleet.

Step on board

Exterior of a Gulfstream GIV, one of the aircraft available in the Lufthansa Private Jet service

Lufthansa Private Jet Service

Lufthansa Private Jet, German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG's private jet service, is offering direct flights to more than 1,000 destinations around the world.

Fly on Lufthansa Private Jet


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