“galleries in the sky”

adventure

This February, Virgin Atlantic is dipping its wings into the commercial art world and putting on a selling exhibition of Ben Eine’s art in its upper-class clubhouses at Heathrow and JFK airport.

Somali Pirates on an Airplane (Or Not)

Todd James x Vistajet is fake. Whatever, kickstart it now or something..

Also, if you’re in NYC tonight Todd has a new show opening with Alexis Ross at 560 Washington St.

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The World’s Worst Airline?

Apparently, that’s North Korea’s Air Koryo.

Now complete with online booking.

His Mother Went To Africa To Hire A Witch Doctor to Place A Curse on Prosecutors

The case of the JFK baggage handler who was given 3 life sentences for masterminding a global drug ring.

Airplane Friendly?

The OXO 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer

The Spy Hawk

A remote control glider plane capable of recording First Person Video, in case you want to keep track of your sheep.

via, werd

The Orvillecopter

Part cat, part machine. Dutch artist Bart Jansen along with Arjen Beltman made a cat into remote controlled taxidermy helicopter. 

Watch it in action after the jump

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A Great Complement To Your Million Dollar Lake House

The Flying Hovercraft.

Flight Simulation and Footage From The December 2000 Attempted Hijacking of British Airways Flight 2069

Bryan Ferry was on the flight.

226 feet, 10 inches

The new world record for the distance a paper airplane can be thrown.

 

The Flying Pinto Did Not Fly

It actually killed.

The Expanding Airport

A short animated film made in 1958 for Washington International Airport written, produced, and directed by Charles and Ray Eames.

via, cartoonbrew

The Woman Who Fell To Earth

About a year ago Vice interviewed Juliane Koepcke, the lone survivor of a 1971 plane crash in Peru. The resulting read is fascinating.

via, @fucknfilthy

Airport Runway Patterns

Available as prints from NOMO

Art Planes

Round Trip: Art From The Bone Yard Project curated by Carlo McCormick, and organized by Eric Firestone at The Pima Air & Space Museum in Tuscon, Arizona. Now through May 31st, 2012.

More info here

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Most Have Only Dreamt Of It

Skydiving sex.

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G.I. Joe Vehicles 1983 – 1986

From the impressive collection of Chad Hucal on Yo Joe!

New York to Los Angeles in 12 minutes

The Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle aka The World’s Fastest Plane aka The Pentagon’s Amazing Failure

Big Boy Toys

Bas-relief sculptures made out of salvaged wood by Ron van der Ende

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