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Adult Onset Flight Anxiety – No One Is Immune

Imagine being a seasoned flier with hundreds of flights under your belt and then suddenly finding yourself onboard and terrified. It can, and does, happen.

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Super Jumbo History at Boston Logan

We go to Boston where Emirates operated the first ever A380 revenue flight at Logan International Airport.

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Is The F-35 Really Worth $1.5 Trillion?

The F-35 has been plagued by problems that have run up its price tag. Is this advanced fighter worth all that money?

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The Rush To Save A Vintage C-53

In a small town 30 minutes outside of Canton, Ohio sits a vintage C-53. If one airline pilot can’t raise the money to save it soon, it will meet the scrapper.

The 25 tear old me, on that day in 2006. You can even see the belt loader in the background. Blog

The Day I Learned How to De-Ice an Airliner with a Broom

What do you do in a pinch when you have no de-icing trucks at your airport? Find a resourceful Captain…


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Amerijet B727-200 (N495AJ) taxiing out for a runway 9 departure in Miami in the last light of day.

Amerijet Receives First of Two Boeing 767 Freighters

Miami-based Amerijet has leased its first two wide body freighters to compliment its fleet of Boeing 727s.
by Mark Lawrence

 
 
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Iceman: The Later Years

Left without a bird to fly after the Navy retired the F-14 in 2006, Iceman sought greener pastures in the airline business.
by Matt Molnar

 

 
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GECAS Orders 100 New Aircraft at Farnborugh 2010: 40 Boeing 737-800s and 60 Airbus A320s

GE Capital Aviation Services on Monday announced an order for 40 Next-Generation 737-800s for approximately $3 billion, and an order for 60 Airbus A320s with a list price of $4.9 billion.
by BNO News

 
 
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The Flat Panel Trainer

Most people that know the difference between a 747 and the A320 are also aware of the technology that is being developed for the large A380 & the composite fuselage of the 787. The technology development has not stopped wit...
by Matt Molnar

 
 
United Airlines Twitter hacked

United Airlines Twitter Account Hacked

It appears United Airlines' Twitter account was hacked early Friday morning. Or not...
by Matt Molnar

 

 
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Monday Marks Last Day of American Airlines A300 Service

The last ever scheduled flight of an American Airlines Airbus A300 will be operated on Monday, August 24th. (Updated 8/26)
by Matt Molnar

 
 
Richard Martin's broken bike.

American Airlines Breaks Bikes

What recourse do you have when an airline destroys your $1,800 bicycle and screws up your long-planned vacation? According to American Airlines, nothing.
by Matt Molnar

 
 
The "enhanced centerline" and other safeguards on taxiway Z short of runway 31L at JFK. How many safeguards do YOU see here? Leave a comment with your answer, I'll revisit the topic sometime soon.

Hold Short(comings)

In light of recent developments meant to enhance situational awareness and aviation safety on the ground, Brian Futterman discusses the nature of runway incursions and challenges the merits of adding to existing technology inst...
by Brian Futterman