September 30, 2022
Helwing Villamizar

Chief Online Editor
Chief Online Editor at Airways Magazine, AVSEC interpreter and visual artist; grammar geek, an avid fan of aviation, motorcycles, sci-fi literature, and film.
Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Pan Am’s Boeing 707 Ushers the Jet Age

MIAMI – It is widely known that the jet age began today in 1958 when, on the first of its

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Three Historic First Flights

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Airways celebrates Japan Airlines’ (JL) first post-war domestic service, Emirates Airlines’ (EK) first revenue flight,

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Concorde Makes Final London-NYC Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Concorde Speedbird 001 departed London Heathrow (LHR) for the last time, bound for New York’s

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: The FLRA Decertifies PATCO

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the US Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) trade union was decertified by the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: The US Lifts Ban on Concorde

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the US Supreme Court paved the way for immediate trial flights of Concorde to New

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Pioneers

A Brief History of Latino Aviation Pioneers

Hispanic men and women have changed aviation since the dawn of flight, setting records and exploring the farthest limits of

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Pioneers

Lateral Control: The Saga of the Curtiss Goupil Duck

The story of the Curtiss Goupil Duck is a fascinating chronicle of four aviation pioneers battling it out in the

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Featured

The Last Pan Am Flight out of Vietnam

The mission 1965/31 took place at Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) in Saigon —now Ho Chi Minh City— six days

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Deep Dive

Pilot’s Corner: Turbulence and Storm Dodging

MIAMI – The role of a pilot is to get his or her aircraft and passengers safely and efficiently to

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Innovation

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity Completes First Fully Crewed Spaceflight

MIAMI – VSS Unity, Virgin Atlantic’s fourth rocket-powered spacecraft, was successfully launched into space today fully crewed with the company’s

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