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Initial Air France Flight 447 Black Box Info Raises More Questions Than Answers: Pilot

Pilot/columnist Justin Schlechter examines what might have happened in the cockpit over the Atlantic on June 1st, 2009.
by Justin Schlechter
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So Long, Senior Fleet

Today marks the end of an era as Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways flies its last scheduled passenger 747-400 flight and retires the final 3 aircraft. Columnist Justin Schlecter takes a look back at his 7 years spent flyin...
by Justin Schlechter
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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.
by Justin Schlechter
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Rebuilding the Perception of Airline Pilots, One Passenger at at Time

Do you think the pilot is to blame when your flight hits turbulence or is delayed? Think again.
by Justin Schlechter
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St. Maarten’s Tropical Plane Spotting Paradise

Airline pilot and columnist Justin Schlechter goes back to his aviation enthusiast roots to share the experience of his first trip to St. Maarten.
by Justin Schlechter
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