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Why Take Your Cat? Qatar Airways Lets You Fly With Your Falcon

Traveling with your falcon is possible. Qatar Airways has allowed them onboard for several years, knowing the importance of these animals to their owners.

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Continuous Coverage: Blizzard of 2015

Major blizzard hitting the northeast, we will keep you posted with status reports and forecasts for weather, airports and flights!

People line up at the ever-popular “Windsock” at Paine Field – the 767-2C is just about to begin its maiden flight. (Photo: Mal Muir | AirlineReporter.com) Aviation News

First Boeing 767-2C Takes Flight – First Step Towards the KC-46A

The first Boeing 767-2C, the prototype that will lead to the beginning of the KC-46 tanker program, recently made its first flight.

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Giving Pease A Chance: An Allegiant Air Flight Review

Although Spirit and Frontier may be better known, Allegiant Air has enjoyed years of profitability as an ultra low cost carrier. Contributor Michael Lothrop takes a ride down to Florida to sample their product offering.

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Giving Them Wings: The Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning, GA

450 students doing five jumps each in two different parachutes — in less than three days. It’s impressive, and it happens at Ft. Benning almost every week.


 
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WATCH LIVE: Orion EFT-1 Launch Will Test Human Flight Into Deep Space

Orion, NASA’s newest spacecraft, is set to launch atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 7:05 a.m. Watch it live!
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De-Icing: Why Are They Spraying Our Jet?

If you’ve flown in cold weather, you have probably seen an aircraft being de-iced. Here's why they were washing your airplane with slimy green goop.
by Ken Hoke
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Orion atop Delta 4 Heavy Booster. Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Cool NASA Animation Beautifully Details Every Step of Orion’s First Launch!

A cool animation details NASA’s Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) mission, which will go farther than any human spacecraft has in the past 40 years.
by Ken Kremer, UniverseToday.com
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Boeing 747 Flies Once More From Minneapolis-St. Paul

In November, Delta added two domestic MSP-ATL 747 flights on Thanksgiving weekend. Spotters took notice, and several booked a rare domestic date with the Queen.
by Jeremy Dando
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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...
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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...
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(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...
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