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    Ten Popular Aviation Apps Used by Pilots and AvGeeks

    The mobile expansion of real time information continues to increase as today’s pilot boards their aircraft with an electronic tablet loaded with the most useful navigation and weather apps — and may include a flight simulation game. Flight schools and airport terminals world wide rely on the glass screens of their smart technology, including syncing […]

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    Cirrus Delivers On The Most Affordable Private Jet Ever

    The Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet was on display at the Paris Air Show, but any avgeek knows, this is not just any airplane. At a cost of $2 million, it is both the smallest and most affordable private jet in the entire world. Additionally, it’s the only private jet built completely from carbon fiber, the […]

  • It’s a Weekend Double-Header of Launches and Landings for SpaceX

    Yesterday, SpaceX launched their 8th mission of the year to deliver Bulgaria’s first national communications satellite to orbit, and in doing so tied their own personal record for number of launches flown in a single year – in just the first 6 months of 2017. But the successful launch, and offshore landing on an autonomous […]

  • These Were Some of the Longest Missions Flown During World War II

      Long legs flown by heroic pilots with primitive aircraft. The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) produced the color film “The Last Bomb” using footage shot by special personnel of their Motion Picture Unit and Combat Camera Units. The film was produced to publicize the USAAF XXI Bomber Command Boeing B-29 Superfortress missions against […]

  • Before The Air Force Could Buy The Planes, Edwards AFB Had To Test Them

    Edwards AFB was the gatekeeper to joining the fleet. The United States Air Force (USAF) Air Research and Development Command produced the color film “The Air Force Flight Test Center- Edwards Air Force Base” during the mid-1950s and released the film in 1956. Shot at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) on Rogers Dry Lake and […]

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    The A380plus Will Probably Fail: Here’s Why

    The Airbus A380 is easily known as the largest passenger aircraft in existence, entering commercial service in 2007. A big deal when it first came on the market, and even now, it can carry the most people on a regular basis, and continues to do so around the world. However, a trend’s popped up that […]

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    Boeing vs. Airbus: One Clear Winner at the Paris Air Show

    Commercial aviation enthusiasts have been presented with a one-on-one battle for years — Boeing vs. Airbus. No matter which you prefer, whether it be for design, interior or even in-flight noise, there is one clear winner at the Paris Air Show. Beyond Boeing’s reveal of the 737 MAX 10, they racked up a huge number […]

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    BREAKING: Thunderbirds Incident at Dayton

    UPDATE: 6:58PM CT: A press conference was held this afternoon regarding the crash. Both occupants of the two-ship F-16D are in good condition. See recap of today’s events here. UPDATE 12:34PM CT:  Here is live footage of the incident provided by WHIO. 12:20PM CT The Dayton Daily News is reporting that a Thunderbirds aircraft ‘crashed’ […]

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