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Government News

This Day in History: NASA Officially Established

Posted July 29, 2014 by Steven Paduchak

On this day in 1958, Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the National Aeronautics and Space Act in an effort to further advance America in space exploration.

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SWAT Team members stormed Sunwing flight 772 to apprehend a passenger who expressed a desire to blow up the aircraft.
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Editorials

Analysis: A Navy SEAL Breakdown of the Sunwing SWAT Takedown

Posted July 29, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

When a SWAT Team stormed a diverted Sunwing flight, many people were shocked and frightened. Former Navy SEAL Rich Graham gives un an inside view into the tactical environment.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Across The Pond

Posted July 29, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Europe!

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Editorials

The Honor of Being Chosen For a Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship

Posted July 28, 2014 by Joseph Schmidt

An aspiring pilot shares his story of being selected as one of the recipients of the Jason Dahl Memorial Scholarship for 2014.

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Featured

Up Close and Personal With a C-17 Globemaster

Posted July 24, 2014 by Danielle Gibeault

An aerial pairing of the C-17 Globemaster and the KC-135 Stratotanker was the recent highlight at a media day in which journalists were afforded the rare opportunity to ride along.

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Crashes

DEVELOPING: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Crashes In The Desert of Mali

Posted July 24, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. The aircraft had 110 passengers and 6 crew members onboard. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane […]

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Book Reviews

The Pilot Factor: A Fresh Look in Crew Resource Management

Posted July 23, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Jean Denis Marcellin’s new book, The Pilot Factor, gives a readers a fresh perspective on Crew Resource Management concepts.

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Crashes

DEVELOPING: Malaysia Airlines 777 Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

Posted July 23, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Ukraine on Thursday after a presumed surface-to-air missile strike.

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Columnists

The Media’s Airplane Problem

Posted July 23, 2014 by Patrick Smith

When it comes to airplanes and pilots, mainstream journalism, like Hollywood, usually gets it wrong. Movies we can forgive. The press, however, we hold to a much higher standard.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: North of the Border

Posted July 22, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Canada!

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