Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward.
Leonardo Da Vinci

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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...

CONTEMPORARY ART IN PISA: STREET ART ITINERARY

The symbol of Pisa has always been the famous Leaning Tower overlooking the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli. As well as the bell tower of the Santa Maria Assunta cathedral, though, this city offers many other cultural treasures. Contemporary art in Pisa has had a...

THE VARIOMETER

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Welcome back to those of you who would rather sit next to the window to watch the aircraft wing flaps than gaze at the clouds 😉 In this article we’ll analyse another component of the cockpit: the variometer or vertical speed indicator. First of all,...

A SHORT HISTORY OF THE PASSPORT

The passport is perhaps the document most loved by globe-trotters. For some of them it’s almost a fetish. Each stamp a memento, each page a story to tell. But what’s the story behind this booklet full of inky souvenirs? How did people used to travel...

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...