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No Glory in Being a Maverick

Behind the Visor: The Life of a Warbird Pilot

Warbird pilots have an innate passion for flying. When other kids dreamed of hitting the ball out of the park, these guys fantasized about racing down the chute at Reno. The short film Warbird Pilot: Behind the Visor focuses on decorated Reno Air Race Pilot John-Curtiss Paul as he balances aviation and family life.

Pocket Rocket

Great Planes F-86 Sabre Jet

An aviation icon of the Korea conflict, and the bane of the MiG-15 (Russia-piloted or not), the North American Aviation F86 Sabre Jet was America's first transonic fighter jet and the first designed with a swept wing to counter the leading

The Concorde Story

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Think about this - commercial airlines traveled faster 35 years ago than they do today. Technological advances seem to be limitless, yet we no longer travel at super sonic speeds as we did from 1976-2003. How did we flout the sound barrier at the end of the 21 Century?

Fly by design

Plane Pieces Inc.

The airplane stands in the pantheon of man’s most amazing engineering feats. So it seems fitting that the folks at Plane Pieces Inc. have developed a knack for recycling classic plane parts into stunning accents for the home. Thanks to

Hot 100

Icon 100: A5 Limited Edition

Back in 2008, we introduced you to the first renderings of the revolutionary Icon A5 personal aircraft. Small, light, maneuverable and sleek, it showed what portability and cutting-edge design could look like in a small aircraft. Well, ICON has now

Fly By Numbers

Velocity Kit Aircraft

In the grand scheme of DIY jobs, we’re pretty sure building an airplane is one of the most ambitious (and ballsy) projects you can take on. Starting with a kit from Velocity Aircraft, however, can help make the monumental task

Sky Limo

Eurocopter EC145 by Mercedes-Benz Style

Everybody and their uncle is slapping clothing brand names on vehicles. It started with goofy ideas like the "Eddie Bauer" Ford Explorer and the "Nautica" Mercury Villager minivan and now it's morphed into the ridiculous Hyundai Genesis Prada Special Edition. Finally,

Cirrus Vision SJ50

Unlike The Stock Market, The Cirrus Vision Soars

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We got the chance to learn about the Cirrus Vision SJ50 and I've got to say that it's a stunning mark of aviation machinery. This, in a time where the experience and innovation of flying conjures thoughts

ICON A5 Unveiled

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Right now, a revolution is occuring in aviation. If you haven't noticed, the team here at GP enjoys a healthy dose of vehicular obsession, be it by land, sea or air. That's

Eclipse 400 Single-Engine Jet

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Forget saving up for a car or home. A single-engine jet is what you need. An Eclipse 400 at that. The Eclipse 400 is a single-jet powered plane that cruises 41,000

2007 Cessna Citation X

Cessna Citation XWith a top speed of 700mph (mach .92), a cruising altitude of 43,000 feet (max 51k) where air traffic is merely an afterthought, the Cessna Citation X will get you and 5 others to your destination in no time. On the

HondaJet

HondaJet As if there aren't already enough cars you're lusting after, Honda has to go and make the HondaJet. A 1+6 passenger Business/Personal Jet capable of taking you and your lucky passengers 1400 nautical miles (2583km) and a maximum speed