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Super Jumbo History at Boston Logan

We go to Boston where Emirates operated the first ever A380 revenue flight at Logan International Airport.

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Is The F-35 Really Worth $1.5 Trillion?

The F-35 has been plagued by problems that have run up its price tag. Is this advanced fighter worth all that money?

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The Rush To Save A Vintage C-53

In a small town 30 minutes outside of Canton, Ohio sits a vintage C-53. If one airline pilot can’t raise the money to save it soon, it will meet the scrapper.

The 25 tear old me, on that day in 2006. You can even see the belt loader in the background. Blog

The Day I Learned How to De-Ice an Airliner with a Broom

What do you do in a pinch when you have no de-icing trucks at your airport? Find a resourceful Captain…

The contract air traffic control tower at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (OXC) was one of 6 that were scheduled to be closed in the State of Connecticut in 2013. Columnists

OPINION: The Risks of Reducing The FAA’s Control Of Our Aviation Infrastructure

As a new presidential administration prepares to take over, questions loom regarding the future of how the FAA will control the nation’s aviation infrastructure.


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The Technologies Behind In-Flight WiFi: What You Want, What You Don’t

WiFi is one of the most requested demanded in-flight features, even though it has only existed for a few short years. A recent survey even showed that 90% of passengers would trade some other amenity to have reliable WiFi in th...
by Jason Rabinowitz
 

 
 
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Former White House Bomb Sniffing Dog Goes Rogue at Detroit Airport [UPDATED]

A dog recently fired from his bomb sniffing job at the White House is on the lam at Detroit Metro Airport after escaping from handlers Monday night.
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Photos: Inside a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Test Plane at EAA Airventure

Thousands of EAA Airventure spectators lined up along the flightline early on Friday as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner touched down at Oshkosh for the first time and opened the doors for public tours, another first for the aircraft.
by Matt Molnar
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4 Dead After Plane Crash at Wichita MidContinent Airport

A small plane crashed into a building at Wichita MidContinent Airport (ICT) just before 10 a.m. central time on Thursday, killing four people and injuring five others. Photos circulated within minutes on social media, showing a...
by Sarina Houston
 

 
 
Harrison Ford is a big aviation enthusiast and pilot. He once bought a helicopter in South America for $2 million on the spot.

The Logbook: Indiana Jones 5 – Crusade for Meigs Field

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley calls Harrison Ford an "Elitist" for his comments on the closing of Meigs Field, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) takes off on a test flight. (Photo by Boeing)

Are European Airlines Profiting From Shelved EU Carbon Tax?

Airlines made up to $670 million last year by passing on a carbon surcharge to travellers despite the EU's freeze of the controversial tax.
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A rare visitor to Brussels, an Ivory Coast Air Force Boeing 727-200 (TU-VAO

Final Call: American Airlines to Shutter Burbank Station, Iberia Pilots Set for Second Day of Strike

Burbank will soon see its last American Airlines service, Iberia pilots will leave hundreds of flights unmanned, safety concerns abound for airlines in India, and more...
by Matt Molnar
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Swept wings, afterburners lit, cruising past San Diego Airport. I may or may not have accomplished this from in the bathroom. (iPad Pro)

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.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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