The world’s tallest Ferris wheel is to be created in New York – twice the height of the Statue of Liberty.
It will offer views of the Manhattan skyline
Unveiled by the city’s mayor, Michael Bloomberg, the attraction is planned for Staten Island. It will cost £142m ($230m) and measure 625ft (190m).
. . . → Read More: New York To Get World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel
It was supposed to be the showpiece of New York City’s new subway system.
Stained glass windows, skylights and brass chandeliers adorned its curved walls and arched ceilings.
But City Hall station was unexpectedly closed to the public a mere 41 years after it opened its doors in 1904.
Abandoned: City Hall station . . . → Read More: Exquisite picture show an abandoned terminus that’s a miniature Grand Central
With its fuselage torn to shreds and emergency workers seemingly looking on in vain, there was surely only one fate for the passengers of this Boeing 727.
Just as well, then, that those on board were only crash-test dummies used for a groundbreaking experiment into the effects of jet disasters.
The impact was . . . → Read More: Passenger jet is crashed into the Mexican desert ON PURPOSE . . . all in the name of air SAFETY
If you have a spare $80million lying around you might be in the market for a new Boeing jet unveiled this week in Shanghai, China.
Boeing flaunted its high-tech customised 737 at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition.
Earlier this month, the aviation giant delivered this modified 737, similar to the one on . . . → Read More: Inside $80 million customized Boeing business jet
A flight was held up for four hours when a cat escaped from its carrycase and ran amok in the cockpit.
Ripples got free when her carrier was accidentally opened by a passenger trying to put luggage in an overhead compartment.
Her dash for freedom on Air Canada Flight 603 from Halifax to Toronto . . . → Read More: Cat Chaos Grounds Canadian Flight For Hours
Russia has become the most dangerous place in the world to fly, according to figures from the Aviation Safety Network.
The country now surpasses even the Democratic Republic of Congo in the number of plane crash fatalities this year.
One hundred and twenty people have been killed in eight fatal accidents – . . . → Read More: Russia ‘Is The World’s Most Risky Place To Fly’