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End of The Plain Plane? Contemplating The Future of Airliner Design

The basic design of the jet airliner has remained unchanged for the last 50 years. New technology and the quest for fuel efficiency may lead to new design innovations.
by David J. Williams
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The FAA and President Trump’s Order on Regulations

The President wants two regulations removed for every new regulation enacted. Here's a first step for the FAA in making that happen.
by David J. Williams
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Asiana 214: Another Lesson in Aviation Safety Coming Right Up

It is investigation time. It's the time to make sure no more other lives are lost in future accidents. David Williams discusses some past examples.
by David J. Williams
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A Look At The Laws: What Is Required When You’re Denied Boarding

Take a look at what the government does and doesn't require airlines to do when you're denied boarding for your flight.
by David J. Williams
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The Evolution of Engine Starting: From Hand-Propping to Button Pushing

For many of us, our first understanding on how to start an airplane was when Bugs Bunny started the engines of the “World’s Largest Airplane” in Hare Lift (FF to 2:04). With a simple push of a button, all of the radial en...
by David J. Williams
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