Watch Boeing Assemble an Air France 787 With This Gorgeous Timelapse Video

Air France recently took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, and to celebrate the milestone, the airline has released an incredible timelapse of the aircraft’s assembly. This crazy aviation video beautifully illustrates the complex process that’s required to bring the plane from thousands of parts in a warehouse to a flying machine that…

Watch an Eithad A380 Fly With the UAE Aerobatics Team

In this epic installment of crazy aviation videos, we see Etihad’s gigantic A380 (where The Points Guy enjoyed flying in ‘The Residence’) team up with the United Arab Emirates National Aerobatics team (known as Al Fursan) to perform its signature flyby at the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that was held last week. The video…

Watch this Border Collie Protect the Runways at a Michigan Airport

Dogs are man’s best friend — and have been trained to do a wide variety of things, from being hunting companions to acting as seeing-eyes for the blind. But this particular pooch is known for something quite unique. Piper, an 8-year-old Border Collie, works at the Traverse City, Michigan airport (TVC) protecting aircraft from birds and other…

Watch an Airbus A350 Train for a Crosswind Landing

Crosswind landings can look harrowing when viewed from the ground (or online), but rest assured that pilots spend many hours training for exactly these kinds of situations. In this crazy aviation video, watch an Airbus A350 make a landing at Stornoway Airport (SYY) in Scotland as part of its training for difficult crosswind landings. The airport often…

Watch Southwest Passengers Nail the Mannequin Challenge

A new viral trend has been sweeping the nation, and none other than Southwest Airlines has hopped aboard the train, recording an awesome rendition of what’s now being dubbed the Mannequin Challenge. #MannequinChallenge: Accepted. Props to the Customers and Crew who nailed this one! pic.twitter.com/CdMeQZPi0h — Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) November 10, 2016 The challenge involves a…

Snake on a Plane? Yes, and Terrifying Passengers

The nightmare envisioned in Samuel L. Jackson’s 2006 film, “Snakes on a Plane” has become a reality. On Sunday, passengers aboard Aeromexico’s Flight 231 from Torreon to Mexico City were disturbed by a slithery creature. La vibora voladora…ja ja ja. Una experiencia única en el Vuelo Torreón-México, vuelo 231 de Aeroméxico. Eso si…Prioridad en aterrizaje. pic.twitter.com/qwDk6Wtszw —…

Watch a KLM 747 Blow People Into the Ocean at Maho Beach

Today’s a sad day for Avgeeks and plane spotters everywhere — it’s the last day for KLM’s 747 service from Amsterdam (AMS) to St. Maarten (SXM). The flight was iconic because the massive 747 had to land (and take off from) the tiny airport’s runway, which is just steps from Maho Beach — one of the…

Watch the Airbus Family Fly in Formation Together

Typically, passenger airplanes try and stay as far apart from one another as possible to avoid collisions. But when an aircraft manufacturer wants to show off its fleet of beautiful airliners, it’s willing to take some (albeit incredibly minor) risks. In this installment of crazy aviation videos, we bring you an airliner formation flight, courtesy of the Airbus family. The clip features…