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The Airplane movie frame was funny the first 80 times an airline had a computer failure. Blog

Or How About We Cut Delta Some Slack?

Well, that power outage turned into a mess. But as much as the “big bad airlines” can disrupt our plans, are we going too hard on Delta?

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Survive an Aircraft Evacuation

Increase your chances of surviving an emergency evacuation by creating a game plan before departure.

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The Dangers of Post-Crash Speculation

Oh, speculation. The social by-product of any disaster. How I loathe it.

Swept wings, afterburners lit, cruising past San Diego Airport. I may or may not have accomplished this from in the bathroom. (iPad Pro) Blog

Toss Out Your PC. The Best Flight Sim Experience is On Your Phone

Flight simulator games on mobile devices offer graphics and gameplay that used to only be attainable on a PC. Phil reviews a few of the more popular flight sims available for phone or tablet.

Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting trucks on the move, moments after Andrew Wright's crash. Editorials

When The Unthinkable Happens: A Memoir of Being a Witness to a Crash

Last August, NYCAviation’s Standards Editor was attending the media day for an air show when an aircraft crashed while practicing it’s routine. This is his memoir of the events of thst day and what followed.


 
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PHOTO TOUR: Qatar Airways A380 Visits Atlanta

Step onboard as we take a tour of Qatar Airways A380 during a recent visit to Atlanta.
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