Light&Fun

Flying among arts, science and traditions.

DRONES AND THE FUTURE OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

We’ve arrived at the third chapter on the history of aerial photography. After having retraced its birth and outset (in this article) and its use in contemporary art, today we’re going to talk about its future. A quick note before we start. Given the nature...

THE MYTHOLOGY OF FLIGHT

Before Air Dolomiti, before the Wright brothers and the Montgolfier brothers, even before Leonardo Da Vinci’s flying machines, before any of these revolutionary inventions, humans could only fly in their wildest imaginations. In ancient times, we looked to the sky, hungry for knowledge, observing celestial...

INSIDE THE AEROPLANES OF THE SUPER-RICH

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Ordinary mortals can only dream of them: private jets owned by the super-rich, custom-made to satisfy their owners’ tastes and needs. In the cabin, there are no seats marked with numbers and letters, but there are dining rooms, gyms, proper bedrooms and all possible kinds...

A TRIP TO THE MUSEUM

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If you’re truly passionate about aviation, then you must have been to a museum dedicated to aeroplanes at least once in your life, haven’t you? There are hundreds of them around the world. Aviation, aerospace, war, science and technology museums satisfy the curiosity of flying...

5 APPS FOR TRAVELLERS

People born before the ‘80s remember (not without a little nostalgia) travel which was pretty different from that of today. They had to make space in their luggage for maps, tourist guides full of page markers and underlined notes, pieces of paper with hotel...

APHORISMS AND QUOTES ON AEROPLANES

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Are you one of those people who underline nice sentences in books with a pencil? Do you keep hold of that little piece of paper you once found in a fortune cookie? Fall in love with a song for its lyrics? And do you...

PODCASTS TO LISTEN TO WHILE ON THE PLANE

What can you do while flying? As you probably already know, you can read a book or magazine, or take a nap if you’re one of those people who can sleep on cue. Today, though, we’d like to recommend some great podcasts you can listen to,...

AIRPLANE! (1980)

If we were to establish a ranking of the funniest films of all time, Airplane! would definitely get a place of honour. As a matter of fact, in 2000 the American Film Institute placed it number ten in the rank of AFI's 100 Years... 100...

FIVE APPS FOR SPORTS TRAVELLERS

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Tourism, business, personal reasons: these are the main reasons why many of us choose to fly somewhere. There is, however, one category of traveller that we at Air Dolomiti particularly love (since we operate in some of the airports connected with the most beautiful ski...

A TRIP TO THE MUSEUM PART II

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This article is dedicated to you. You, who follow this blog without ever missing an article. You, who happen to find yourself here by accident (but maybe you’ll read our blog again?). You, who add comments to our Thursday posts and give us the...