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Are Regional Airlines Feeling the ‘Middle Class Squeeze’? A Look at United’s Hidden Costs

United's cost of regional service will be mostly prohibitive unless regional carriers are able to reduce costs by 30% to compete with the United's own product.
by David J. Williams
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Crosswind Landings: Not As Scary As They May Seem

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...
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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Losing an Engine on Takeoff: Abort It or Floor It?

Engine failure on takeoff. Yikes! David Williams teaches us how pilots deal with the frightening prospect and the training that goes into making sure everyone comes out alive.
by David J. Williams
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OPINION: The Risks of Reducing The FAA’s Control Of Our Aviation Infrastructure

As a new presidential administration prepares to take over, questions loom regarding the future of how the FAA will control the nation's aviation infrastructure.
by David J. Williams
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