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...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Rendering of the new American Airlines livery on a Boeing 777-300ER. (Image by American Airlines)

New American Airlines Branding Draws Mixed Reviews From Fliers

American Airlines revealed its new look on Thursday, tossing out the polished metal and Helvetica in favor of gray paint and Fruitiger.
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Sukhoi Superjet 100 97004, the accident aircraft, is seen here flying hot weather/high altitude trials in Mexico. (Photo by Andre Austin Du-Pont Rocha/Mexico Air Spotters M.A.S.)

Russian Intelligence Blames United States For Superjet Crash

A week before rescuers found the crashed Superjet's flight data recorder on Thursday, Russia's GRU military intelligence agency claimed that the most plausible cause of the crash was electronic sabotage by the US military.
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Looking Back: Fueling a Life of Aviation

Every aviation enthusiast has a collection of small stories that they can reminisce on to think about how they developed their passion for all that flies. This is mine.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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A US Air Force Boeing VC-25 (SAM 29000) flies over Mount Rushmore. (Photo by US Air Force)

Pentagon Frustrated With Boeing After Moving Air Force One Work to Texas

The Pentagon has fired off a sternly-worded letter to Boeing regarding the airframer's move of Air Force One repairs from Kansas to Texas.
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