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Observe. Orient. Decide. Act.| MetaFilter
"John Richard Boyd was a U.S. Air Force F-86 and F-100 pilot. Indeed, at the elite Fighter Weapons School he was arguably the best pilot and instructor in the world during his tenure."
metafilter  history  military  aircraft 
february 2015 by garrettc
UK 24 on Vimeo
"Following the success of our two data visualisations – Europe 24 and North Atlantic Skies – we’ve taken a lot of time to think about where to go next - it’s been a typical case of ‘difficult second album syndrome’. Both Europe 24 and North Atlantic Skies were designed to give an overview of the daily complexity and volumes of air traffic across the UK and Europe and to do so in a way that was cinematic and exciting to watch. I think we were able to do that to great effect, but we now want to take you a little deeper. We are therefore very excited to publish UK 24 – your guided tour to some of what makes UK aviation work.
ifttt  vimeo  video  uk  aircraft  airline  traffic  visualisation 
november 2014 by garrettc
MondoWindow
Combines photos, air traffic data, wikipedia, and flickr to show where your plane is, and what's nearby
travel  maps  geocoding  mashup  flight  aircraft 
march 2011 by garrettc
New livery for Kulula Air
South Africa's low fare airline Kulula have painted one of their 737s in a brand new livery consisting entirely of labels. The captain's chair is labelled "The Big Cheese". Nice.
fun  advertising  branding  aircraft  airline 
february 2010 by garrettc
St Elmo's Fire from the flightdeck of a passenger jet
Amazing long exposure photo of St Elmo's Fire crawling over the windscreen of an Airbus A320. Happens quite a bit apparently and is completely safe.
static  electricity  photo  aircraft 
september 2009 by garrettc
WWII Cutaways
Gorgeous illustrations from the 1940s of "how things work"
aircraft  art  bw  history  war  images  military  design  WWII  gallery  diagram  documentation  resource  ideas  illustration 
april 2007 by garrettc
Flight Patterns
Extrememly cool visualisations of air traffic patterns and densities.
art  graphics  movie  science  traffic  visual  flight  aircraft  maps 
august 2006 by garrettc

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