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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Crosswind Landings: Not As Scary As They May Seem

Crosswind landings may look dramatic or even unsafe. In reality, they are being performed by highly skilled pilots in a constantly changing environment. NYCAviation columnist David Williams examines various crosswind techniques...
by David J. Williams
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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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Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it's an entirely different experience.
by Ken Hoke
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Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.
by Gabe Andino
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