15 11, 2018

10 Shocking Airplane Facts Every Frequent Flyer Needs to Know About

By |2019-12-16T14:58:34-06:00November 15th, 2018|Educational|

On average, there are about 9,728 planes with 1,270,406 people in the air at any given time. That’s more than thrice the population of Iceland! There are a lot of facts about airplanes and aviation that can be mind-blowing. For example, did you know that traveling by air is safer than traveling by car? Although people, in general, are uncomfortable with flying, planes are quite safe. We have more airplane facts for you below, which we hope will [...]

9 11, 2018

Hugh Hefner’s DC-9 the Real Playboy Mansion!

By |2018-11-09T15:55:39-06:00November 9th, 2018|Educational|

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, perhaps the most recognizable private jetliner in the sky was Hugh Hefner’s personal McDonnell Douglas DC-9.  Perhaps for its unusual black paint job, but more likely, the spotlight enhanced silhouette of Hefner’s signature white rabbit in a white bowtie on its tailfin   Hefner purchased the plane when he was 43. He had the 119-foot plane custom-made for him after a 1966 trip to London. "I saw the future when I [...]

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