Electra Memories

Aviation historian Shea Oakley shares memories from his youth of Eastern Airlines' L-188 Electras and the time he almost got to fly on one.
by Shea Oakley
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The New Class of Airliners: An Overview of Aviation’s Near Future

Over the next decade, manufactures from all across the world are readying their next generation of aircraft, or preparing to enter the market for the very first time. From small regional jets to the next generation of the legen...
by Jason Rabinowitz
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Asiana 214: Another Lesson in Aviation Safety Coming Right Up

It is investigation time. It's the time to make sure no more other lives are lost in future accidents. David Williams discusses some past examples.
by David J. Williams
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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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