Getting Chicks Into the Cockpit

Our culture has not caught up with its own ideology yet (i.e. letting women “have it all”), but I will firmly state that it’s headed in the right direction.
by Erika Armstrong
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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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When I’m Looking Up, He’s Looking Down

It goes without saying that anyone who loves aviation instinctively looks up to the sky when they hear a plane passing over. It doesn’t matter what kind of plane, any time I hear that whine of prop or the roar of a jet, I alw...
by Tom Alfano

 

 

Was WestJet’s “Scary” Approach Really As Bad As It Seemed?

Over the past week, images and video of a Westjet 737 making a "scary" approach have been making the rounds. We examine what went right in that situation.
by David J. Williams
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Flying Blind

We’ve just landed, picked up the car, and after a short drive, we turn toward a huge looming sign that says “DC Jets, Home of the 717.” Yes, we are here to do a bit of flight simulator training in the 717.
by Mario J. Craig O.D.