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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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EXCLUSIVE: How Malaysia Airlines Can Survive Beyond 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 by Eric McKirdy

Despite years of financial losses and two Boeing 777 crashes, Malaysia Airlines could choose to rebound as a stronger company.

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Shot From The Sky: This Wasn’t The First Time

Posted July 21, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

Last week’s shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shocked the world. But it is far from the first time that an airliner has been shot down.

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United Flight 232: Surviving the Unthinkable

Posted July 18, 2014 by Gabe Andino

On July 19, 1989 an engine explosion left United 232 with no hydraulics and no controls, leading to a crash landing where many of the passengers survived. Now 25 years later we look back at this extraordinary accident and examine what went wrong, and what went right.

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day Four

Posted July 17, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The industry days of the 2014 Farnborough International Air Show wrapped up quietly on Thursday. Only Airbus made any additions to their orderbook on this, the final day..

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The Adventures of Crew Layovers!

Posted July 17, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

Few stop to think about what their flight crew is doing after they disembark at the end of their journey. Millions tune-in to watch the exciting lives of pilots and flight attendants in their free time on TV. But what really goes on?

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day Three

Posted July 16, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines.

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Automation Myths: Do Planes Really Fly Themselves?

Posted July 16, 2014 by Patrick Smith

Flying is mysterious, and information is hard to come by. If the “experts” say automatic planes are possible, then why not?

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Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Wrap-up: Day Two

Posted July 15, 2014 by Ben Granucci

The 2014 Farnborough International Airshow continued on Tuesday morning with more orders from leasing companies and airlines. Leading the way was Air Asia X with an order for 50 A330-900neos

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