by Globetrotter on 10 February 2009EN
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Aircraft Boneyards are places for retired airplanes usually found in the South west of the USA.
All Concorde airplanes on Google Maps Most airplanes on the map are outdoors. The Concorde was the first supersonic passenger airliner that operated commercially. It was introduced in 1976 and retired in 2003. All in all only 20 aircrafts were built for two airlines: Air France and British Airways. HOME - featured movie locations We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth's climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Watch the film here for free: http://www.youtube.com/movie?v=jqxENMKaeCU&feature=mv_sr Photos of HOME: http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/index.php?option=com_datsogallery&Itemid=27&func=detail&catid=110&id=2300&p=1&l=1280&lang=en GoodPlanet Foundation http://www.goodplanet.org/en Maho Beach plane landing Maho Beach in St. Maarten on Netherlands Antilles is famous for its spectacular plane landings at Princess Juliana Airport. Hughes H4 Hercules "Spruce Goose" The "Spruce Goose" is a very heavy flying boat designed and built by the "Aviator" Howard Hughes. It's the largest aircraft ever built but unfortunately just a prototype. The construction of the plane was featured in the film "The Aviator" (2004) At the moment the plane's home is the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. The world's largest airplane The Antonov An-225 Mriya was produced in 1988 and this airplane at the Gostomel Airport in Ukraine is the only exemplar that exists so far. Grand Canyon Trace of the world famous Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. Aircraft Boneyards Aircraft Boneyards are places for retired airplanes usually found in the South west of the USA. Steve Fossett's plane wreck This is where Steve Fossett's plane wreck was found on October 2, 2008: Mammoth Lakes in California. Solar Impluse: Across America Itinerary The first leg of the 2013 Across America mission flights was a success! Flown by Bertrand Piccard, the flight from San Francisco (CA) to Phoenix (AZ) went smoothly. The final leg of the mission flights, connecting Washington D.C. to New York, will be undertaken by André Borschberg. Itinerary: from San Francisco (California) to Phoenix (Arizona), to Dallas (Texas) to Saint Louis (Missouri) ending in Washington D.C. and New York City Follow the team on Twitter: https://twitter.com/solarimpulse Plane flying over Street View car Here is a funny Streetview sight: A plane is landing on Mc Carran International Airport in Las Vegas. Just drag the Street View and zoom in to see the plane in full size. Street crossing Gibraltar airport Winston Churchill Avenue - the main street on Gibraltar which is the only road between Spain and Gibraltar - is crossing the runway on Gibraltar Airport. The road is closed every time a plane is landing or departing... A lot of airplanes at Davis Monthan Air Force Base At the Davis Monthan Air Force Base (309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group) aka "The Boneyard" in Arizona there are hundreds of planes and helicopters. Feel free to count the aircraft and post the figure you found out in the comment field ;-) Water planes in Alaska Really many Water planes in Anchorage, Alaska. The World's Tallest Fountain The World's Tallest Fountain is located in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Every hour it shoots water about 100 feet high. On St. Patrick's Day the water is green coloured - as you can see on the video ;-) International Flights Animation International Flights Animation PlanetSolar: First Solar Boat Expedition Around The World The goal of the PlanetSolar team? Be the first to circumnavigate the globe in a “solar” boat, i.e. one powered by a silent, pollution-free electrical engine, driven exclusively by solar energy. Project founder is the Swiss Raphael Domjan. NFL Super Bowl XLII New York Giants vs. New England Patriots. On Sunday February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Pearl Harbor The shipwreck of USS Arizona on Pearl Harbor/Hawaii. It sunk during a Japanese attack on 7 December, 1941. Svalbard Airport Der nördlichste Flughafen der Welt in Svalbard, Longyearbyen. HOME - Making-Of This map features the Making-of videos of the film HOME by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.