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Throwback Thursday: Ghosts of Octobers Past

Posted October 16, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

Columnist/Pilot Justin Schlechter shares a story of flight crew really earning their paychecks, as the the autumn nights over Alaska bring some challenges in their 747 at the end of a long Pacific hop.

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An Airbus A320 operated by  JetBlue Airways approaches runway 31R at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in a crosswind. 

(Source: Ben Granucci, NYCAviation)
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Crosswind Landings: Not As Scary As They May Seem

Posted February 24, 2014 by David J. Williams

Crosswind landings may look dramatic or even unsafe. In reality, they are being performed by highly skilled pilots in a constantly changing environment. NYCAviation columnist David Williams examines various crosswind techniques and a couple recent videos of commercial aircraft landing in a crosswind.

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