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SkyVector
"SkyVector is a free online flight planner. Flight planning is easy on our large collection of Aeronautical Charts, including Sectional Charts, Approach Plates, IFR Enroute Charts, and Helicopter route charts."
aviation  chart  flight  planning 
5 weeks ago by garrettc
Not even wrong - ways to dismiss technology
How do we get beyond 'that's a toy!' and 'but everything looked like a toy!', and try actually to understand whether a new technology might matter? What are valid lines of reasoning, and what statements are 'not even wrong'?
designthinking  technology  predictions  society  flight  history  science 
june 2017 by garrettc
Bill Weaver Mach 3+ Blackbird Breakup | Roadrunners of Groom Lake
BILL WEAVER SR-71 Breakup Among professional aviators, there’s a well-worn saying: Flying is simply hours of boredom punctuated by moments of stark terror. And…
flight  history  accident  sr71  aerospace  aureonautics 
september 2014 by garrettc
DJI PHANTOM FIREWORKS
"My buddy decided to take his Phantom and fly it through some fireworks. This is the result."
ifttt  vimeo  video  fireworks  drone  technology  flight 
may 2014 by garrettc
FlightMapper
Find flights based on on interactive map.
travel  world  flight 
january 2013 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
Flight thru Instruments
Images from "Flight Thru Instruments," a 1945 US Navy pilot-training manual designed by the Graphic Engineering Staff at General Motors
aviation  book  cool  design  flight  graphics  illustration  images  infographics  information  instrument  training  inspiration 
january 2008 by garrettc
Next-Gen Travel Search Sites Find Better Airfare Deals, Faster
Wired article highlighting a new generation of travel search sites. Unfortunately I've already booked my xmas flight, but I'll be coming back to these in the new year.
article  reading  review  search  technology  travel  airfare  deals  holiday  flight 
december 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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