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Video: Crosswind + Downpour = Awesome Landing

Posted February 2, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

Crosswind landings at BHX are intense, but add to it a sheet of rain and, well, see for yourself…

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Continuous Coverage: Blizzard of 2015

Posted January 27, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

Major blizzard hitting the northeast, we will keep you posted with status reports and forecasts for weather, airports and flights!

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Space Travel’s Biggest Benefit – World Peace? Why We Must Venture Further

Posted January 14, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

Why do we travel to space? What if there was a reason greater than technological advancements and finding a home on other planets? Dare we say…

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Video: Mesmerizing Display of 6,000 Flights in UK Airspace

Posted November 20, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

The skies over the UK are filled with thousands of daily flights. Check out this impressive visualization of how UK Air Traffic Control choreographs flights into and out of one of the busiest airspaces in the world.

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New Photo of the American Airlines 787-8 and Why the Plane is a Big Deal

Posted November 6, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

There are just a few out there, but we have another exclusive American 787 photo! But what makes this one so special? We explain.

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Video: AeroMobil 3.0 Fly Car Begins Testing

Posted October 29, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

AeroMobil 3.0, a flying car, has been operating test flights this month, operating off of grass runways.

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La Guardia Airport, seen in 1948. Visible is the airport’s, now closed, “skywalk” observation deck. Accessed for 10 cents admission, it raised $150,000 in dimes in the first year alone. Photo from the Peter Black collection, in care of Jon Proctor.
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La Guardia Turns 75: An In-Depth Look at the Airport’s Distinguished History

Posted October 15, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the 75th Anniversary of La Guardia Airport’s dedication, we take a deep look at its history in this heavily narrated photographic tour.

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Retrieval of American Airlines 587's tail section.
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A New Perspective on Aviation Safety, Post-9/11

Posted September 23, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Aviation accidents after 9/11 brought about a reminder of how we must all learn about and address aviation safety.

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Ryanair and Boeing to Launch New 737 MAX 200

Posted September 8, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Ryanair today announced that they will be the launch customer for the Boeing 737 MAX 200. The European low-cost carrier placed an order for 100 of the new variant.

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This Libyan Airbus A320 (5A-LAI) is not going anywhere for a while.
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Editorials

Are There Really 11 Missing Aircraft in Libya Threatening a 9/11 Repeat?

Posted September 3, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

An anonymous US government official says 11 aircraft are missing from Libya and threatening a repeat 9/11 attack. Are they a threat? Are they even missing?

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