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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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Touch N’ Go: Amazon Looking for Drone Pilots, C-2A Greyhound Anniversary Video

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Russia moving MiG-31 fighter jets near Ukraine border. [Washington Times] ✈ Mesmerizing...
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Video: Mesmerizing Display of 6,000 Flights in UK Airspace

The skies over the UK are filled with thousands of daily flights. Check out this impressive visualization of how UK Air Traffic Control choreographs flights into and out of one of the busiest airspaces in the world.
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A Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket is dropped from a US Navy Boeing P2B Superfortress, the Navy's version of the B-29. (Photo by NASA)

Today in Aviation History: November 20th

America's first municipal airport opens in Tucson, an aircraft reaches Mach 2 for the first time, several tragic crashes, and more...
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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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Touch N’ Go: Airbus Files Patent For Flying Doughnuts, Airlines Budget for Satellite Capacity

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ New planning tool helps airlines budget for satellite capacity. [RunwayGirl Network] ✈...
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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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Touch N’ Go: Passenger Stuck with $1,171 Wi-Fi Bill, Why the F-117 is Still Flying

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ We Now Know Why The F-117 is Still Flying. [Intercepts] ✈ Rock Star Astronaut, Chris Hadf...
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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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