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Maintenance Editorials

PHOTOS: Touring the China Airlines Maintenance Hangar

While in Taipei recently, Contributor Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren had a chance to tour China Airlines maintenance hangar.

Soaring NV’s gliders at Minden-Tahoe Airport – the LS4, two Duo Discus, two ASK-21s.
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Gone Gliding – Part Two

Howard Slutsken’s gone gliding, and taking us along for the ride! Follow along as he guides us through the preflight process and take-off.

VirginAmericaInFlight4-HIRES Columnists

Virgin America: Still the Best In Class?

Virgin America still maintains a clear edge; its product is competitive, and the vibe hasn’t been replicated elsewhere. But other airlines are taking aim.

Columnists

Pilotspotting: The Art of Recognizing a Pilot On Sight

My friends are in awe when I’m usually correct and then I’ll verify by asking “So, what do you fly?” They’ll ask how I knew they were a pilot, but I don’t like to reveal my secrets.

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Flight Review: China Airlines’ New 777-300ER Wows Passengers

Join us as we experience Taiwan-based China Airlines’ brand new 777-300ER first hand on a flight that will not soon be forgotten.


 
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The mounting point for the Space Shuttle seen here on the SCA has this funny reminder on it.

Today in Aviation History: December 2nd

Airbus launches the A320neo program, NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flies for the first time, LaGuardia Airport in New York opens for business, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 
Computer rendering of a Ryanair 737 MAX 200. [Courtesy of Boeing]

Touch N’ Go: Boeing Hits Milestone for NASA, Ryanair finalizes 737 Max 200 order

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Ryanair finalizes 737 MAX 200 Boeing order. [Seattle Times] ✈ A Complete Guide to Aviat...
by Tracy Lachowicz
 

 

 
(Photo by Mark Eisner, http://mark.theeisners.co.uk/)

The Evolution of Airline Crew Resource Management

Human error has been cited as a contributing factor in over 70% of aviation accidents. The evolution of Crew Resource Management over the past 35 years has helped to greatly reduce the number of major airline accidents.
by Jean Denis Marcellin
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A TWA Boeing 707-300 at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Michel Gilliand via wikimedia)

Today in Aviation History: December 1st

TWA ceases operations, Northwest Orient Flight 6231 crashes in NY, the Civil Air Patrol is born, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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Screenshot: Russian passengers push plane that was frozen to the ground

Touch N’ Go: Passengers push plane frozen to the ground, Thanksgiving message from the ISS

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Passengers push frozen plane to runway (VIDEO). [RT] ✈ KLM’s refit of its Boeing 777-...
by Tracy Lachowicz
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Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s Your Heart? Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community

Sure you are always thinking about aviation, but have you ever thought about how you can use your passion to give back to the aviation community?
by Eric Auxier
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Deck of the USS Enterprise.

Today in Aviation History: November 25th

KLM Flight 861 is hijacked while enroute to New Dehli, aircraft carrier USS Enterprise is commissioned, the first successful parachute jump in Antarctica and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
Frontier’s new A321s will look even better once they are adorned with their own special animal tail flashes. ©Airbus S.A.S. 2010 Computer Rendering by FIXION - GWLNSD

Frontier Adds to the Herd with Order of Nine Airbus A321 Aircraft

Frontier Airlines is continuing their development into an ultra-low cost carrier with their order of nine Airbus A321 aircraft.
by David Lynn
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