Archive | March, 2019

New App Aggregates Inflight Magazines from Global Airlines

New App Delivers Airline Inflight Magazines to Global Audiences

Aggregation app brings that old seat-back staple “The Airline Inflight Magazine” into the 21st century. The airline inflight magazine was first conceived back in the 1950s and has remained unchanged for the past 60 years. The concept has now been revitalized for the 21st century. Global travellers and frequent fliers can now download the latest […]

Canadian Airlines First Boeing 747-475 Delivery December 13 1990 with Max Ward & Rhys Eyton

Max Ward's wife and Rhys Eyton christening Canadian Airlines' first Boeing 747-475 "Maxwell Ward" at Boeing Field, December 13, 1990, prior to delivery to Vancouver.

Jerry Rudge was involved in Canadian Airlines aircraft acquisitions back in the 1980s and 1990s, and he recently gave me his collection of historical documents and photos that he had amassed in his years in the industry. Part of this archive included a set of photos taken presumably by Boeing that were gifted to various […]

Aircraft Fill Enthusiast’s Every Waking Hour – Henry Tenby in Yellowknife 1992

Henry Tenby has become a regular sight on the rocks behind the Air Tindi float base, where he spends much of his spare time getting pictures of exotic float planes.

by Francis Thompson, Norther News Service, Monday, August 3, 1992 Yellowknife Talking to Henry Tenby is like discovering a new and exotic culture. Tenby is an aviation enthusiast, and airplanes occupy most of his waking life. He works for an airline, builds model airplanes in his spare time, spends his evenings down by the Air […]

Air Canada Retires the Vickers Viscount April 27, 1974 – End of An Era

Trans-Canada Airlines Vickers Viscount on the Winnipeg ramp 1950s.

FLASHBACK 1974: AIR CANADA CAPTAIN J. R. DESMARIAS RECALLS THE AIRLINE’S HISTORY WITH THIS REMARKABLE TURBO-PROP AIRLINER CLICK HERE to read about the Air Canada Vanguard Last Flight The landing of two Air Canada Viscounts at Toronto and Montreal April, 27 marked the retirement of the short-haul aircraft that have been a familiar sight in […]

Amsterdam Aviation Fair 2019 – Pretty Much the World’s Largest Airline Collectibles Show

Welcome to the 2019 Amsterdam Aviation Fair, One of the best airline collectible shows on earth!

CLICK HERE for travel agent display models report from Amsterdam 2019 show For more information about the Amsterdam Aviation Fair please visit their website at (Please see bottom of page for 17 minute full version of the above show video) I had the opportunity to attend the 2019 Amsterdam Aviation Fair, this being their […]

Amsterdam Aviation Fair – Pure Heaven for Airline Display Model Collectors

Amsterdam Aviation Fair - Pure Heaven for Airline Display Model Collectors

CLICK HERE for full report from Amsterdam 2019 show For show information please visit the Amsterdam Aviation Fair website at The second annual Amsterdam Aviation Fair took place at the Van der Valk Hotel Schiphol A4 on Sunday, February 24, 2019. For collectors of travel agent models and aircraft display models, this was an […]