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You’re The Captain: Explosive Decompression at 40,000 Feet

Imagine that you're the captain of an airliner, cruising at 40,000 feet, when you experience an explosive decompression. What do you do next to get back on the ground?
by Eric Auxier
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Cap’n Dillon’s Ecstatic Adventure!

NYCA columnist Eric "Cap'n Aux" Auxier takes flight with Dillon, a young man with cerebral palsy who pursues his dream of flight.
by Eric Auxier
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Fancy Footwork: Jessica Cox is a Pilot in Command!

Sometimes you need to look past your limitations, take charge of your life, and do what you dream of doing. Jessica Cox is proof that if you can dream it, you can do it.
by Eric Auxier
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Do Commercial Pilots Really “Suck” at Manual Flying?

Do pilots really “suck” at manual flying, as a soon-to-be-released FAA report suggests? Airbus Captain and author Eric “Cap’n Aux” Auxier explores this disturbing possibility.
by Eric Auxier
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PREVIEW: Disney Planes Franchise to Launch High-Flying Sequel

On media preview day, NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn about the research, preparation and creation of Planes: Fire & Rescue.
by Eric Auxier
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