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Divert (From the Pilot’s Point Of View)

The vast majority of airline flights reach their destination as planned. Occasionally bad weather or other factors cause flight crews to have to divert to an alternate airport, disrupting both the airline’s and passenger’s plans. Brad Tate explains the process behind diverting to another airport.

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Blue Collar on a White Shirt

When an oil pressure gauge starts to move in flight, pilots use both colors of their collar and open up several learned skills at once.

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After 37 Years, Remembering the Horrors and Sacrifices of PSA Flight 182

It has been 37 years since San Diego residents and the viewing public endured the crash of PSA Flight 182, and the tragic events from that 1978 day are not forgotten.

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New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2015

It’s almost time again for New York City’s greatest plane spotting week of the year. UN Week is a little later than usual this year, but promises to be just as exciting.

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Why Student Pilots Quit

There are 120,000 student pilots right now debating what to do next.

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Delta Air Lines CEO Rich Anderson

Airline Globalization’s History: Once An Advantage, Now a Threat

The debate between U.S legacy airlines and the "ME3" has been getting hotter and hotter, though airline globalization has been around since the beginning.
by John Steffen


Pilot Shortage: Where’d All the Pilots Go?

The reasons why 80% of student pilots drop out have also always been the same; lack of money and the high demands of the industry.
by Erika Armstrong



Rhode Island Air Show Fills the Skies over Quonset Point

The gorgeous light combined with this year’s outstanding lineup was the perfect formula for plenty of full memory cards and great photos.
by Mark Kolanowski


American Express Opens The Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport

In response to cardholder feedback, the new lounges offer an experience similar to the one AmEx offered in its previous partnership with American Airlines.
by Mark Lawrence

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Video: Two Air Show Aircraft Collide, One Crash Lands on Beach

Bystanders caught video of two light aircraft colliding during an Italian air show yesterday killing one pilot and injuring another.
by Phil Derner Jr.


The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.

The Name Alone of FAA’s New “Pilot Fitness Aviation Rulemaking Committee” Proves Wrong Philosophy

The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.
by Erika Armstrong

This unique formation of the American Airpower Museum's P-47 and P-40 with John Klatt Airshows took place Saturday before the show over the beach.  Photo Scott Snorteland

Photos: 2015 Bethpage Airshow Takes to the Skies Over NYC

The return of the USAF Thunderbirds for the first time since 2011 helped draw 116,000 people to Bethpage on Saturday, and double that on Sunday.
by Scott Snorteland


All Settled In: The American Airlines 787 Experience Two Weeks Later

Now that the fanfare of their initial launch has died down, what is it like to fly the new American 787? What sets this aircraft apart? Jeremy Dando explores and explains.
by Jeremy Dando