Chris Sloan

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Chris Sloan is a curious human with far too many passions and advocations: a long-time aviation journalist, television producer, philanthropist, entrepreneur, photographer, businessman, drone operator, wanderluster, storyteller, and dad. On the side, he runs the webseum of commercial aviation, TheAirchive.net.
AvGeek Boeing Featured

Farewell to the Queen: The 747 by the Numbers

Airways looks back at the Queen’s legendary reign through the commercial lens of Boeing and the type’s operators.

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Uncategorized

SOFIA Finds New Home at Arizona Museum

SOFIA will continue to engage a new generation of scientists, engineers, and explorers at the Pima Air & Space Museum.

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Featured History Special Flights

Flashback: United Airlines Boeing 787 Inaugural

10 years ago today, the first Boeing 787 in America entered service with United Airlines (UA). Airways was there for

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History Special Flights

10/26/2011: ANA Inaugurates First Boeing 787 Dreamliner Revenue Flight

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner entered passenger service with Japan’s ANA All Nippon Airways (NH) today in 2011.

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History Special Flights

Flashback: Flying the Inaugural A380 with Singapore Airlines

Today in 2007, Airways' Chris Sloan was one of the few lucky people on board Singapore Airlines' (SQ) inaugural A380

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Industry

7/04/1976: A Look into the ‘Flying Colors of the United States’ 

In 1976, Braniff International Airways (BN) launched Alexander Calder’s ‘Flying Colors of the United States’ depicted on a Boeing 727-200.

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Airchive Featured Special Flights

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural Flight

Experience what it was like to be on board Lufthansa's (LH) inaugural Boeing 747-8i flight exactly 10 years ago today.

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AvGeek History Special Flights

Folded Wings: the Last Douglas DC-10 Passenger Flight

Experience the McDonnell Douglas DC-10's last passenger flight after nearly forty-three years of service.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Braniff Rolls Out Alexander Calder’s ‘Flying Colors of the United States’ Livery

MIAMI — Today in Aviation marks the 45th anniversary of the launch of Alexander Calder’s Flying Colors of the United States livery

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Special Flights Traveler

Exclusive on-Location: Bienvenido a Cuba, Southwest!

VARADERO, CUBA — A fully loaded Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 (N7725A • MSN 32671 • LN 1925) touched down for

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