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Education

AvGeek Lesson: Everything There Is To Know About Runway Numbers

Posted February 24, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

Do those runway numbers mean anything? They sure do! We explain it to you and offer a little trivia in the process.

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Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

Posted January 13, 2015 by Gabe Andino

A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.

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An Azul ATR 72 loses control in southern Brazil.
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Airline News

Video: Azul ATR Veers Off Runway in Brazil

Posted October 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was injured when this Azul ATR 72 airliner briefly veered off a runway while landing in Brazil on Friday.

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Map of the shipwreck, arrrrr matey. (Map by Matt Molnar/Google)
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Airline News

Rogue Sailboat Shuts Down Runway at Boston Logan Airport

Posted June 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An unoccupied sailboat broke free of its mooring in Boston Monday morning, running aground next to Logan Airport’s runway 9/27 and causing delays as the runway had to be closed, the airport said.

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Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)
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Manufacturer News

Fat Guy On a Little Runway: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands at Reagan National

Posted May 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour made its way to an improbable destination on Monday — Washington’s Reagan National Airport — a field that will almost certainly never see scheduled 787 service due to its size constraints.

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Southwest Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway in Chicago

Posted April 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 skidded off a runway after landing at Chicago’s Midway Airport, Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured.

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