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Four Engines vs. Two: The Surprising Mathematical Guarantee of Safety

One would think that an aircraft with additional engines would provide even better performance on normal takeoffs, but the extra engines actually reduces it.

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Plane Crash Forensics: The Reality of How Victims are Identified

There is no “CSI: Aviation.” Identifying plane crash victims and returning them to their families is a long, tedious process that must be done right.

Delta Air Lines CEO Rich Anderson Editorials

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.

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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.

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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.


 
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Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it's an entirely different experience.
by Ken Hoke
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On the Wings of Giants: Airbus Banks on the Beluga

Throughout Airbus’ first two decades in the business, its competitors at Boeing would joke that “Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing.”
by Paul Thompson
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Video: Crosswind + Downpour = Awesome Landing

Crosswind landings at BHX are intense, but add to it a sheet of rain and, well, see for yourself...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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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.
by Paul Thompson
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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!
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The Tupolev Tu-95, 62 Years Old & Still Going Strong

This article originally appeared on AirlineReporter.com. If it is possible to have a favorite aircraft, mine would be the Tupolev Tu-95. The story of the Tu-95 goes back to 1944. During the Great Patriotic War, the Soviets wa...
by Bernie Leighton
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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.
by Malcom Muir
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Solar Impulse Unveils Details of Round-The-World Flight

Solar Impulse recently announced the route for this year's around the world flight. Find out if it will be coming to an airport near you!
by Ben Granucci
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