UAS in the USA: A History of Drone Regulations

The FAA has developed regulations for drone operators to operate their UAS for fun or for profit in a legal and safe environment, but the path was not always quick or straightforward.
by David J. Williams
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Why You Are Delayed: How Air Traffic Control Delay Programs Work

Flight delays happen for many reasons. Airlines can impose delays on themselves, or when weather hits, delays are put into place by air traffic control.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Going Oceanic: Basic Lesson in North Atlantic Tracks

What goes into navigating a flight over the ocean? There might be more to it than you think.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Pilot and Co-pilot: What’s the Difference?

This question is one of the greatest causes of frustration for a pilot speaking to non-pilots about what it is that they do.
by Jeff Choi
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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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