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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Danger sign at St. Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport.

Video: When Surfing the Fence in Saint Maarten Goes Terribly Wrong

The jet blast warning signs at Maho Beach are generally ignored, but a new video of a woman face planting behind a JetBlue takeoff might prove the signs are there for good reason.
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Constructed from very light balsawood sheet and strip, boron filament, carbon fiber and a transparent covering of plastic film, these rubberband-powered planes can fly for up to 40 minutes at a time.

FLOAT: Inside the World of Competitive Rubberband-Powered Aircraft

A documentary about handmade “Indoor freeflight rubber-powered duration aircraft” is about to take off.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Learjet 85 mockup parked next to the USS Intrepid. (Photo by Jason Tinacci)

Photos: A Date With The New Learjet 85

We climb aboard Bombardier's newest midsize business jet, the first to be built with a composite fuselage.
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Don’t You Believe It: Choosing Your Aviation News Source

The Information Age has redefined how people get their information when breaking news happens. No longer is your choice simply between cable networks and broadcast networks, now there are specialty websites and Twitter accounts...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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