The top speed of the X-15 was 4,520 mph (7,274 km/h)

The North American X-15 Top Speed

The North American X-15 was the first operational spaceplane in the world. It still holds the record for the fastest crewed, powered flight in history.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Military Aviation

Here Are the Best Seats on an Airplane

Your preferences will determine which seat is the best on the plane. Here is a guide that will help you choose the right seat on the airplane.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation

How Much Fuel Does an Airplane Use?

With climate change concerns headlining the world's agenda, people are focusing on more sustainable ways of living. Combined with the fact that fuel prices continue to increase, many of us are left wondering, "how much fuel does an airplane use?" A plane such as the Boeing 747 uses an average

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
How high does an airplane fly? Commercial jets usually flies between 31,000 and 38,000 feet.

How High Does An Airplane Fly?

Discover how high commercial airplanes fly and why this altitude provides the most fuel efficiency and the safest ride.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
How does aircraft Wi-Fi work on modern jet airliners? Usually it uses a satellite connection to provide Wi-Fi.

How Does Aircraft Wi-Fi Work?

Learn about the technology behind aircraft Wi-Fi, what it does, and how it works.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
How often do pilots work? Here's what you need to know.

How Often Do Pilots Work?

How often do pilots work and do they get holidays off? Do pilots have a lot of free time? Here's what you need to know.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Is the Grumman F-14 Tomcat still in service?

Is the F-14 Tomcat Still in Service?

The F-14 Tomcat was the primary air superiority fighter for the US Navy. The Navy retired the aircraft in 2006, but it is still used today.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Military Aviation
The location of the wright brothers' first flight

The Location of the Wright Brothers' First Flight

The Wright brothers' first flight was only 12 seconds long, but it changed the world. Learn about the Wright brother's first flight, where it took place, and what is there today.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation