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Air Travel In The 1970s

Vesna Vulovic: The Flight Attendant Who Fell 6 Miles An...

January 26, 2021

Vesna Vulovic, a flight attendant for JAT Yugoslav Airlines in 1972, set a Guinness world record when she fell some 33,000 feet and lived. Vulovic's odds-def...

D.B. Cooper, a 727, And $200,000: The Greatest Unsolved...

November 24, 2020

D.B. Cooper was a thief and a hijacker who escaped capture by jumping out of a Boeing 727 -- and left us with one of the biggest unsolved crimes of the '70s....

Sexy Stewardesses Of The '60s and '70s: Friendly Skies ...

June 12, 2018

Today they're flight attendants, but a bygone era the servers in the sky -- who were all female -- were called "stewardesses." The golden age of the glamorou...