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Christopher Nolan spoke to Total Film magazine about the mammoth stunt.

Christopher Nolan and his crew blew up an actual Boeing 747 for ‘Tenet’ because it was ‘more efficient’ than CGI

"Tenet" star Robert Pattinson called the stunt "so bold to the point of ridiculousness," while director Nolan called it "a kind of impulse buying."
A Qantas Airbus A380.

Even more iconic planes are disappearing from the sky earlier than planned as the coronavirus continues to wreak airline havoc

Demand for air travel is plummeting, and airlines are taking that as an opportunity to put its older planes out to pasture early.
A Boeing 747-400LCF Dreamlifter aircraft.

Boeing’s massive oversized cargo plane just flew its first COVID-19 mission from Hong Kong to South Carolina. Take a look at the ‘Dreamlif...

The oversized cargo plane is primarily used to ship massive airplane wings, but will be repurposed to transport well-needed supplies to the frontline.
Virgin Orbit's modified "Cosmic Girl" jet airplane will soar the "Launcher One" orbital rocket to a mid-flight launch.

Virgin Orbit will soon use its modified Boeing 747 to launch satellites into orbit using a rocket strapped to the wing — here’s how it wor...

The Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 turned Virgin Orbit aerial launch platform aims to give companies an easy way to launch satellites into orbit.

Airlines have been flying over the Pacific Ocean since the 1930s — here’s how the practice evolved over the years

The vast Pacific Ocean has always proved difficult for flying but airlines have been successfully navigating the waters for decades.
A rendering of the future Air Force One in the Pentagon's latest budget request.

The Pentagon revealed the new paint scheme for Air Force One, and people say it looks like Trump’s private jet

Buried in the Pentagon's budget request is a photo that appears to confirm the future Air Force One is getting a red, white, and blue paint job.
A British Airways Boeing 747 aircraft.

Extreme tailwinds helped 3 planes break records flying from New York to London in under 5 hours

A route that usually takes aircraft over six hours to fly was seeing flights traverse the distance in under five hours thanks to tailwinds.
A composite image of British Airways planes and a map showing the jet stream on Saturday.

A massive storm battering the UK helped a British Airways plane from New York to London smash the record for the fastest subsonic transatlantic flight...

The Boeing 747 took four hours, 56 minutes to travel from New York to London, as a storm battered the UK.
A Qantas Boeing 747-400 aircraft.

The iconic Boeing 747 just celebrated 50 years of flight — here’s how the ‘Queen of the Skies’ changed the world of aviation f...

The iconic American-made Boeing 747 jumbo jet revolutionized the aviation industry and blazed a trail for future aircraft to come.
A Qantas Boeing 747-400 aircraft.

The iconic Boeing 747 just celebrated 50 years of flight — here’s how the ‘Queen of the Skies’ changed the world of aviation f...

The iconic American-made Boeing 747 jumbo jet revolutionized the aviation industry and blazed a trail for future aircraft to come.