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Hot Art: Look to the Sky at Bau-Xi Photo

Jeffrey Millstein’s photo of an Air Canada Boeing 767-300

SEPTEMBER 8 TO 22  Despite what you may think of baggage fees, security screenings and microwaved food, powered flight is doubtless one of history’s signal achievements. Similarly, the vehicles that make flight possible—airplanes—are marvels of design and engineering. Jeffrey Milstein captures jets, helicopters and commercial airliners in all their finely crafted glory. Shot primarily from runways at Los Angeles International Airport and now on display at Bau-Xi Photo, the in-flight images reflect upon the rare beauty of complex technology, while demonstrating the photographer’s precise eye for proportion and symmetry.

Air Canada’s New 787 Dreamliner Jet: A Photo Tour

By SHANNON KELLY

Air Canada's Dreamliner (Photo: David Pike)

When was the last time you heard a commercial aircraft described as sexy? Probably pretty recently if you’ve been following the sleek, high-tech Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Even books have been written about this $200 million aircraft.

So we were a bit jealous that our friends over at TorontoLife.com got to take a tour of Air Canada’s new Dreamliner, but we’ll refer you to their fab slideshow nonetheless. (more…)

Airplane Envy: Boeing’s New 787 Dreamliner

Photo by Andrew W. Sieber

By Carissa Bluestone

Today a maiden-voyage-obsessed Miami businessman is settling into an airplane seat worth $33,500, as Boeing’s long-hyped 787 Dreamliner makes its first commercial flight: a charter on All Nippon Airways (ANA) from Tokyo’s Narita Airport to Hong Kong.

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