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Total Turbulence Helps Guide Flights To Smoother Skies

Real-time turbulence reports are now crowdsourced directly from flights en route. However, it’s the planes — not the passengers — doing the talking.

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REVEALED: The Dirty Truth About Chemtrails (Satire)

“Captain X” Takes us inside the cockpit and reveals the TRUTH about chemtrails.

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Fatal Facts: Analyzing the Truth Behind Airline Crash Safety Statistics

We always hear how safe air travel is, referenced with various brief stats and phrases, but where do they come from? Here’s the air travel safety breakdown.

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Emirates Continues Its Foray Into North America

Emirates’ focus on acquiring large capacity aircraft follows a non-traditional path that is admired by many, and a cause for concern for others.

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A Real Solution to Suicide-Murder By Pilot? The 7 Past Incidents to Learn From

What can be changed in order to prevent another Germanwings 9525 from happening? Is there a foolproof solution? We learn from these past events…


 
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Today in Aviation History: December 15th

In a near disaster, KLM Flight 867 loses all engines temporarily after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merge, the Boeing 787 makes its first flight, and more..
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Photos: Etihad’s First 787-9 on its Second Flight Ever

On its second flight ever, not long before being delivered to Etihad, the airlines's first 787-9 is seen airborne over Seattle.
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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.
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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.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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Touch N’ Go: Time-Lapse of Approaching Storms, Routehappy raises $3.3M

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Stormscapes2: Jaw dropping time-lapse of oncoming storms. [Slate] ✈ FAA issues commercia...
by Tracy Lachowicz
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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.
by Erika Armstrong
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Touch N’ Go: US Navy Airship Program Canceled, Watch the A350 be assembled

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)t   AvStories: ✈ Breaking News – U.S. Navy Airship Program Canceled. [Airships.net] ✈ Check out the N...
by Tracy Lachowicz
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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.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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