FLYING A FALLEN HERO

Eric Auxier shares the memorable experience of being a captain on a fallen soldier's final flight home.
by Eric Auxier
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Around the World in 80 Jumpseats

While the ability to travel for free is a definite perk of being an airline pilot, the ability to ride in the jumpseat is more of a necessary evil. It is small and uncomfortable, but it can also be the difference between a pilo...
by Eric Auxier
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The Unintended Consequences of the “1500 Hour Rule”

The FAA recently raised minimum flight hour requirements for commercial pilots to 1,500 hours. Brad Tate explores whether this stricter hiring requirement truly benefits flight safety.
by Brad Tate
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Flying from JFK to LGA is still faster than driving on the Van Wyck

The LaGuardia Curfew Revisited: Why Your Late Flight Ended Up At JFK

The weather in NYC is getting warmer, and that means that the infamous overnight curfew at LaGuardia Airport is back. What does it mean for your flight?
by Jason Rabinowitz
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Awesome Aviation Podcasts You Should Be Listening To!

There is a ton of awesome aviation content available on the internet. But it isn't just written content, it's audio podcasts as well! Here are a few of our favorites.
by Ben Granucci
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