In preparation for its flight to New York, Space Shuttle Enterprise is mounted to the top of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Dulles Airport early Friday morning. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingals)

Will Intrepid Love and Honor Space Shuttle Enterprise?

Our ups, downs and more downs in dealing with the Intrepid Museum, including aircraft abuse and putting profit over enthusiasm.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The Day I Learned How to De-Ice an Airliner with a Broom

What do you do in a pinch when you have no de-icing trucks at your airport? Find a resourceful Captain...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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A Real Solution to Suicide-Murder By Pilot? The 7 Past Incidents to Learn From

What can be changed in order to prevent another Germanwings 9525 from happening? Is there a foolproof solution? We learn from these past events...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Fatal Facts: Analyzing the Truth Behind Airline Crash Safety Statistics

We always hear how safe air travel is, referenced with various brief stats and phrases, but where do they come from? Here's the air travel safety breakdown.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Gate Agents: Pawns of the Airline Industry

Their role in being the ones out front who often end up being sacrificed for those standing behind them is the reason that they are indeed the pawns of the industry.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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