The week that was at Avgeekery.com. Here are links to the videos and stories that have been posted. Click and enjoy.
Avgeekery.com takes a look back with links to its top videos and stories for the past week.
FROM AIRLINER TO THEATER: When American Airlines offered to donate an MD-80, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum came up with a unique way to re-purpose it.
UNUSUAL AIRCRAFT: We compiled a few videos and stories about two unique aircraft that are semi-related – The Avenger II, which never made it off the drawing board, and its predecessor, the Flying Wing.
WOLVERINE IN AN F-16: Australian actor Hugh Jackman, who is best known for his role as Wolverine, experienced a back-seat flight in an F-16.
RESTORATION PROJECT: The original Air Force One took to the air again thanks to the hard work of people who are dedicated to restoring vintage aircraft.
PILOT SAVED BY PLANE’S … PARACUTE: A malfunction in the fuel system caused this pilot’s plane to run out of gas over the pacific, but tragedy was avoided.
VIRGIN AMERICA FOR SALE?: Those four words either do or do not require a question mark. The “boutique” airline finally cleared a narrow profit and the rumors of it being for sale were all the buzz this week.
FRIDAY FLASHBACK: The much-appreciated A-10 Warthog came to be because it was the choice after a two-plane “fly-off” in 1972.