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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?

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Delta Air Lines Signs With Airbus For Fleet Renewal

Delta Air Lines has selected the A330-900neo and A350-900 for its future widebody fleet to replace its aging 747 and 767 aircraft.

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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.

Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space – Photo: Scott Parazynski | NASA Columnists

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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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.


 
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A Fireball, similar to the FR-1 that made the first jet landing on an aircraft carrier.

Today in Aviation History: November 6th

Two important milestones for aircraft carriers, the third National Airlines folds, the Sumburgh helicopter disaster kills 45 people in England, and more...
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The Science of Fog

Meteorology Columnist Adam Daum gives us a clear understanding of fog: what the different types are, what causes it, and how it affects aviation.
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Gliders flying in formation near Lake Tahoe – Photo: Soaring NV

Gone Gliding – Part One

This article originally appeared on AirlineReporter.com. If you’ve ever flown into Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) when the winds are howling out of the west, you know that the approach and landing can be…sporty. In ...
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Screenshot: F-35C Completes First Arrested Landing aboard Aircraft Carrier

Touch N’ Go: 1st Carrier Landing for F-35C, Fly it Forward, Mike Alsbury Memorial Fund

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.) AvNews: ✈ Scaled Composites employees, friends and family of Mike and Michelle Alsbury have set up a GoFundMe ...
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China Airlines 747 sits in Victoria Harbour.

Today in Aviation History: November 4th

Milestone: The first ever airship flight is completed between England and France. Tragedies: China Airlines and Bali Air Service flights overrun runways, and Balkan Bulgaran Airlines and Iberia flights crash while performing ap...
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Updated: Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes During Test Flight

Continuing coverage of the breakup and crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in California'a Mojave Desert.
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"Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 Tropical KvW" by Konstantin von Wedelstaedt - http://www.airliners.net/photo/Singapore-Airlines/Boeing-747-412/0118307/L/.  via Wikimedia Commons

Today in Aviation History: October 31st

Historically, Halloween has proven itself not the safest day to fly, as it is the anniversary of five airliner crashes killing a total of over 600 people, including EgyptAir Flight 990. It was also the day Ed Sullivan first met...
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Touch N’ Go: Plane Crash in Wichita, Woman Behind the Voice at 200 Airports, Turnaround Timelapse

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)   AvNews: ✈ Plane Crashes into Building at Wichita Midcontinent Airport [NYCAviation] ✈ Lufthansa eyes lon...
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