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    Ice, Ice Baby! How Pilots Deal With The Wintry Mess

    This past week has seen a large part of the country dealing with wintry weather so it seemed like a good time to address icing. Airplanes and ice have always had an adversarial relationship. Ice can prevent airplanes from getting airborne and should they be airborne, ice will do its best to facilitate an airplane’s […] More

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    Top 5 Weirdest Emotional Support Animals That Could Be Flying Next to You

    Peacocks, Pigs and Kangaroos? Oh My! An “emotional support peacock” that was barred from a United flight made national headlines this week. A woman tried to board a flight from Newark to LA with the bird in tow. She even offered to buy her feathered friend his own ticket! But alas, Dexter (the peacock’s name) […] More

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    BREAKING: AETC Directs T-6 Texan II Stand Down After Series Of Physiological Incidents

    Air Force Pilot Training students won’t be flying the T-6 Texan II tomorrow after the 19th Air Force Commander directed a stand down.  Recently, there have been a few physiological incidents involving the trainer. “The safety of our instructors and student pilots is paramount and has been our priority and focus,” said Maj. Gen. Patrick […] More

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    Dead body On Runway Makes For Rare Approaches At Honolulu International Airport

    It looked a little like the old KaiTak approach into Hong Kong yesterday at Honolulu International Airport. UPDATE  1/14/18 10:59 PM PT:  Officials are now saying that the body found on the runway was a stowaway.  We’ll share additional updates as we learn more. —————————————– This time of year, Kona winds (winds blowing from West […] More

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    Caution: This Heartbreaking Boeing 747 Video Is Painful To Watch

    We’ve posted a number of stories and videos about the Boeing 747. Just last year, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines retired their fleet of Boeing 747s. Boeing has also struggled to find new customers for its passenger version, all but ceding the large passenger market to the upcoming Boeing 777-9 and Airbus A350. Today […] More

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    Watch The Most Overpowered Airliner Wow Airshow Attendees

    The Boeing 757 is an amazing aircraft. It was built to replace the 727, offering a high-lift wing and overpowered high-bypass engines. Approaching 40 years after its debut, the Boeing 757 is still one a staple in many US and European airlines. The Boeing 757 still maintains two unique capabilities that can’t be filled by […] More

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    OPINION: CFIs Deserve More

    Nothing gets me more annoyed than hearing people whine about the “CFI Shortage”. “I can’t find a flight instructor” seems to be the mantra of this generation of pilots. Now you may take offense to that if you are one of those students who “can’t find a CFI” to train you, but let me explain […] More

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    Meet The Airline Pilot That Creates Incredible Boneyard Art

    Avgeekery recently had the opportunity to chat with Lance from WyldeByrd Art. He is a pilot and artist who takes aircraft skins and turns them into beautiful pieces of art.  We’re excited to share his story.  And even more excited to announce that we are jointly hosting an Instagram contest to give away a Delta […] More

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