A big Happy 5th Birthday to AirlineReporter.com!
I had no idea when I created my first blog about airlines five years ago today that there were thousands upon thousands of other aviation fans out there just like me — which is awesome.
This last year has been bigger and better than ever. The biggest change was going from “I” to “us.” A good chunk of the first four years was just me keeping AirlineReporter.com alive, but now we are a team of AvGeeks bringing you all bigger and better coverage than ever.
In 2013 alone, we have flown over 200,000 miles to cover many different stories and diving into new topics and adventures.
Speaking to the fine folks who have contributed the most to the site; here are some of their favorite stories over the last five years. The first being the favorite that they had written and the second being one that they had read:
- The multi-part series documenting the Boeing 737 and the Renton factory
- Coverage of Rwandair’s first new Boeing 737
- Covering the American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER special delivery
- Delivering the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
For the record, Malcolm (Australian) and Howard (Canadian) want to make it clear these are their favourite stories — not their favorite :).
Which are my favorites? Ha! Too many to count for sure. So many different stories have different meanings for me personally and for the site — I treasure them all.
A big cheers to all of you as well! Without you wonderful people reading the site, we wouldn’t be able to keep doing what we are doing. Hopefully we will continue to grow and continue to bring more awesome content.
If you have a favorite story or two over the years, please feel free to share them in the comments.
|This story written by… David Parker Brown, Editor & Founder.David started AirlineReporter.com in the summer of 2008, but has had a passion for aviation since he was a kid. Born and raised in the Seattle area (where he is currently based) has surely had an influence and he couldn’t imagine living anywhere else in the world.|