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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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EXCLUSIVE: On the Flight Deck with 787 Test Pilot Heather Ross

NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn how a Boeing head test pilot views the success of the 787, pivotal moments during testing, and more.
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KLM Cover Greetings [Scroll down for the video]

Touch N’ Go: Airbus Files Patent For Flying Doughnuts, Airlines Budget for Satellite Capacity

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Apollo 12 crew: Pete Conrad, Richard Gordon, Alan Bean (Scroll down for video of the moon landing.)

Today in Aviation History: November 19th

China launches their first spacecraft, TAP Flight 425 crashes, Apollo 12 lands on the Moon, construction of Ronald Reagan Airport begins, and more.
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Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space – Photo: Scott Parazynski | NASA

Canada’s Homegrown Astronaut: Chris Hadfield

In an era where most astronauts are fairly anonymous, Colonel Chris Hadfield enjoys rock star-type popularity. Colonel Hadfield shares some of his amazing experiences in space with us.
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Bell X-2 Starbuster

Today in Aviation History: November 18th

Boeing's first monoplane makes its first flight, the X-15 sets a Mach 6 speed record, the Battle of Berlin begins, and more...
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"Front door" to the KLM's jet apartment

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KC-97 refueling a B-47 bomber

Today in Aviation History: November 17th

President John F. Kennedy dedicates Dulles International Airport, the Soviets land a robot on the Moon, the Daily Mail offers a prize for the first London-Manchester flight, and more...
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