Posts Tagged ‘runways’
 

 

Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.
by Gabe Andino
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AvGeek Lesson: Everything There Is To Know About Runway Numbers

Do those runway numbers mean anything? They sure do! We explain it to you and offer a little trivia in the process.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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An Azul ATR 72 loses control in southern Brazil.

Video: Azul ATR Veers Off Runway in Brazil

Nobody was injured when this Azul ATR 72 airliner briefly veered off a runway while landing in Brazil on Friday.
by admin
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Southwest Airlines Jet Skids Off Runway in Chicago

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 skidded off a runway after landing at Chicago's Midway Airport, Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured.
by admin
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Boeing 787-8 passes the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial on the River Visual approach to Reagan National Airport's Runway 19. (Photo by Boeing)

Fat Guy On a Little Runway: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Lands at Reagan National

Boeing's 787 Dream Tour made its way to an improbable destination on Monday -- Washington's Reagan National Airport -- a field that will almost certainly never see scheduled 787 service due to its size constraints.
by admin
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