FAA Headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo by Matthew Bisanz, via Wikimedia Commons)

Did FAA Managers Urge Employees to Vote Democrat?

FAA managers illegally told workers that Republican wins would mean budget cuts for the agency, according to a government transparency group.
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The Why, How and Where of Flight Diversions

While diversions do happen frequently, the decision to land a plane perhaps hundreds or thousands of miles from its destination is not taken lightly. A look at why planes divert and how pilots, dispatchers and managers choose w...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Photo by Eric Dunetz

Taking a Step Back to Appreciate Flight

In today's world of high-speed technology, so many take advantage of air travel, but forget its long history. Taking a step back and adding a little perspective can make airplane geeks out of anyone.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The pilots of Red Tails

Red Tails Delivers Stunning Special Effects, But No Substance: Movie Review

Red Tails reduces one of World War II's most compelling stories to the intellectual level of a Disney cartoon. But the special effects are great.
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A shiny Spirit Airlines Airbus A320. (Photo by Matt Molnar)

Why Spirit’s New $100 Carry On Fee Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds

Spirit's last minute carry on fee has spiked to $100 each way, but, believe it or not, for a good reason.
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