Aircraft pilot

How an airplane propeller works

In the early years of aviation, propeller planes were the norm. However, in the 1950s, with the onset of the jet aircraft era, jet engines became the preferred choice for most large medium to long-range aircraft. Propeller planes live on. They are still found in almost all general aviation aircraft …

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Global Pilots on LATAM Airlines Flight 2213

MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IFALPA is closely monitoring developments in Lima, Peru, following Friday’s runway collision involving a departing LATAM Airlines A320 and a fire truck crossing the runway. Our condolences go out to the families and friends of the firefighters who lost their lives in this tragedy, and our thoughts go out …

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Elbit and Fokker Enter into Partnership Covering Flight Training and Sustainment | New

The Israeli company Elbit Services and the Dutch group Fokker Services have entered into a partnership covering military aviation services. Under the agreement, announced November 17 at the Nederlands Industries for Defense and Security (NEDS) conference in Rotterdam, Fokker will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for military training …

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Authorities identify six dead in crash at Dallas air show

Authorities identified the six people killed Saturday afternoon when two military jets collided mid-air during an air show over northern Texas. The names were released by the Commemorative Air Force, a Dallas-based nonprofit that put on the show. The group identified the deceased as: Terry Barker, Craig Hutain, Kevin “K5” …

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Give everyone the same chance to become an airline pilot

Indian civil aviation has witnessed the opening of eight new flight training schools in recent months, adding to the growing number of flight training organizations providing initial training. This will not only train aspiring pilots in the Indian cultural background, but also save a huge drain of foreign currency. While …

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Viral Video Shows The Effect Of G-Force On This Female Pilot’s Face

There are many funny videos online, and some of them can be reasoned because of science. Our daily life revolves around science, from waking up in the morning to returning to sleep at night. Another puzzling video has made its way around the internet of an aging pilot’s face under …

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Air Force had no intention of flying penis model: US military

A US Air Force pilot has drawn a flight model that appears to resemble a penis – in what the military says was a total accident. Aircraft enthusiasts noticed that the KC-135 aerial tanker flying near a Russian base in Syria on Wednesday left a strange pattern on flight radars. …

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Emirates and the IATA Marshals Industry to Share Best Practices in Pilot Training and Flight Safety

An aircraft cockpit can be a complex, challenging, and high-risk environment that demands intense focus from pilots and the ability to react and make informed decisions with agility, aided by technology. As the demand for air travel increases dramatically and airlines expand their operations, pilot training is once …

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SR-71 pilot recalls time his Blackbird flew so fast he and his RSO landed at Beale AFB almost a day before taking off from Kadena AB

“Try this in any plane other than the SR-71. Plus, it’s actually a true story,” SR-71 Blackbird pilot David Peters. The SR-71 Blackbird was designed to fly deep into hostile territory, avoiding interception with its tremendous speed and high altitude. The crew had to wear pressure suits similar to those …

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How a Twin Otter accident that day in 1993 prompted operational restructuring at Widerøe

Exactly 29 years ago today, on October 27, 1993, Widerøe Flight 744 crashed near Berg in Overhalla, killing six of 19 passengers and crew. The accident prompted the Norwegian airline to reorganize its aircraft operating division. The aircraft involved in the accident was a 19-year-old de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 ‘Twin …

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Russian military plane crashes into Siberian building and its pilots are killed

Comment this story Comment Two people were killed when a Russian military plane crashed into a two-storey residential building in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, according to Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry. It was the second fatal case of a military aircraft hitting a Russian building in less than a week. …

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Airbus’ third A321XLR performs rejected take-off test

The third Airbus A321XLR Prototype F-WWAB, MSN 11080, performed its rejected take-off test at Hamburg-Finkenwerder yesterday. The aircraft joins two other test beds, WXLR and WWBZ, to carry out all the tests necessary for certification. Interestingly, this XLR has a much more typical Airbus house livery, unlike its two sister …

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Report details of in-flight icing on the aircraft prior to the fatal accident

The Transportation Safety Board (TBS) released a report on the crash of a Mooney M20K plane near Springbank in April this year. READ MORE: More details released after Springbank plane crash The local return flight had two pilots on board and the purpose of the flight was to familiarize a …

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Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame inducts first Pueblo pilot

Growing up in Pueblo, Rocky DeVencenty was the kid at the airport fence who watched his dad fly out of the old Pueblo airport near the state fairgrounds, dreaming of the day he could become himself. same driver. Not only did DeVencenty realize that dream, but he launched a successful …

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Pathways to Aviation fuels student interest on the ground, in the sky

GEORGETOWN, Del. — The remnants of Hurricane Ian brought part of Wings & Wheels 2022 to a standstill, but young people’s interest in aviation took off at the Delaware coastal airport. About 70 students from about half a dozen schools in Delaware and Maryland participated in Wings & Wheels’ Pathway …

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Russian cosmonaut prepares to board US crew capsule to International Space Station – Spaceflight Now

Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina during training at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Credit: SpaceX Cosmonaut Anna Kikina will become the first Russian crew member to launch on a US spacecraft since 2002 when she strapped into a seat aboard SpaceX’s Dragon Endurance capsule on Wednesday for a flight to the …

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Eric Sloane: an artist in the clouds

With the reopening of the Museum’s West Galleries on October 14, 2022, two murals by artist Eric Sloane will be on display. The Land flight environment mural (commissioned for the inauguration of the Museum in 1976) was reinstalled in the entrance hall of the Avenue de l’Indépendance. In the new …

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Lone Star College-Montgomery instructor elected to University Aviation Association Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TX – Capt. John Blum, associate professor and director of the professional pilot program at Lone Star College-Montgomery, has been elected to the board of directors of the University Aviation Association (UAA). The UAA is the voice of collegiate aviation to its members, industry, government and the general public. …

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The traces of a kamikaze pilot photojournalist found by his son 77 years later

MINAMIKYUSHU, Kagoshima — The son of a former Mainichi Shimbun photographer who captured young Japanese kamikaze pilots before their suicide attack missions in the final stages of World War II followed in his father’s footsteps this summer, visiting this town in southwestern Japan where a base for one-way flights was …

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Pilot lands safely in Antigua after engine explodes mid-flight

Passengers aboard a Fly Montserrat jet have praised their pilot wife for landing the plane safely after developing a mechanical issue mid-flight en route to VC Bird International Airport on the Caribbean island of North of Antigua. According to the Antigua Observer, the plane’s engine “exploded” while en route from …

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How do pilots know when airplane engines aren’t working properly?

Engines are one of the most important parts of a modern airliner. Without them, the wings couldn’t generate lift to take off, the cabin and cockpit wouldn’t have power, and in most airplanes you wouldn’t have proper air to breathe. Therefore, knowing how the engines work is key information that …

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The Huntington Beach couple in the mix for the new season of ‘The Amazing Race’

Dom Jones and her now-fiancé Richard Kuo took the charter flight last May. They were leaving on a jet plane and did not know when they would return. The destination of the two Huntington Beach residents was also unknown. “They don’t tell us where we’re going,” Jones said. “We all …

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Rogue pilot appeared in federal court on Wednesday | New

OXFORD, Mississippi (WTVA) — The man accused of stealing a plane and threatening to crash it into a Walmart store in Tupelo appeared in federal court on Wednesday. Cory Patterson is facing federal charges of destroying an aircraft and threatening to destroy an aircraft. His lawyer Tony Farese requested a …

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“Teasing Taiwan”, a Chinese drone pilot justifies sending drones to Taiwanese territory and posting videos online

In recent years, China has pressured Taiwan through various means to merge with the mainland. One of China’s most obvious pressure tools involves drone flights over Taiwan’s outer islands, frequently using small civilian models. Ni Hao China! US sends F-22 Raptors to train with Australian F-35 fighters weeks after B-2 …

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British Red Arrows pilot survives bird strike at 100ft, 400MPH

A British Royal Air Force demo pilot was both lucky and good at a Welsh air show on August 28. Red Arrows Squadron Leader Gregor Osten, aka Red 6, was conducting an opposition pass in his Hawk T1-A jet with his Red 7 counterpart at 400 MPH just 100 feet …

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Private Cessna plane crashes off Latvia after NATO planes jam

The Austrian-registered Cessna Citation 551 left Jerez, Spain at 12:56 UTC (8:56 a.m. ET) and its intended destination was Cologne, Germany, according to Flightradar24, a website that monitors global air traffic. But it fell into the waters near the town of Ventspils in Latvia, according to Latvian Defense Minister and …

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Pilot of small plane threatens to crash into Walmart in Tupelo, Mississippi: NPR

The pilot who threatened to crash a small plane into a Walmart in Tupelo, Mississippi, flew from the immediate area, local authorities said Saturday. At 8:35 a.m. local time, the plane was flying north of Tupelo in the “Benton, Union County” area, the Tupelo Police Department said in a statement. …

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Pipistrel Velis Electro: Why electric planes are taking off in flight schools

Air travel has been slow to embrace clean energy, but if the next generation of aviators are waiting for commercial airlines to move away from fossil fuels, that doesn’t mean they can’t train with emissions. reduced carbon. The Velis Electro, the world’s only electric aircraft fully certified in the EU …

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Chinese Air Force Warning “Get Out”, US Pilot Responds… I’m US Military Aircraft, If…

Taipei. US military helicopters attempted to enter Chinese airspace on Sunday and Monday August 28 and 29, in a tense atmosphere between China and Taiwan. Radio broadcasts showed China repeatedly warning pilots of US military aircraft and asking them to return from their territory. It was revealed by the Taiwan …

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The story of the Operafjell crash

The crash of a Tupolev Tu-154M chartered by Vnukovo Airlines with registration number RA-85621 remains the deadliest crash in Norwegian aviation history. On August 29, 1996, Vnukovo Airlines Flight 2801 took off from Vnukovo International Airport (VKO) in Moscow, carrying Russian and Ukrainian coal miners to the remote Norwegian Arctic …

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How ‘Kermit’, ‘Miss Piggy’ and ‘Gonzo’ Chase Hurricanes

The three Muppets are the namesakes of NOAA aircraft used to study and forecast tropical cyclones. It’s not easy being green – and neither is predicting hurricanes. But weather forecasters can get the job done, thanks to “Kermit”, “Miss Piggy” and “Gonzo”. Kermit, Miss Piggy, and Gonzo are three National …

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Gray Wolf flies for the first time with an Air Force crew > Air Force Global Strike Command AFSTRAT-AIR > Article Display

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Florida — Lt. Col. Mary Clark emerged confidently from the MH-139A Gray Wolf. Confidence gained by participating in and leading the development efforts of the first helicopter acquired by the Air Force. This early work from concept to reality culminated when she …

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DC teenager set to become nation’s youngest black pilot

Christopher Ballinger, 17, is on his way to becoming one of the youngest licensed private pilots in the country, WUSA9. The Air Force Junior ROTC Flight School program is to be thanked for setting Ballinger up for success. It was time to increase that 2% of black pilots a few …

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4 injured, including a pilot from Chesterfield, in the collision of 2 planes

FAUQUIER COUNTY, Virginia – Four people were slightly injured when two small planes collided in rural Fauquier County on Saturday morning. Soldiers were called to a two-plane crash along the 5100 block of Ritchie Road at 9:05 a.m. Sgt. Brent Coffey of the Virginia State Police said. “Preliminary investigation revealed …

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Pilot says he cleaned planes and loaded bags despite staffing issues

A British pilot said he was cleaning planes and loading bags to avoid flight delays, according to iNews. They said understaffing meant pilots had to “get involved” to ensure flights departed on time. The pilot said that the additional work took time from him while preparing for takeoff. Loading Something …

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Report: Helicopter pilot did not see power lines before crash

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) – Federal authorities say the pilot of a medical helicopter said he did not see any power lines before the main rotor blades hit them and the plane swooped down. crashed while responding to a fatal crash in southwestern Ohio last month. The CareFlight helicopter was …

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Transgender pilots make big step for Indian aviation

It is a welcome development that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has established standards that will allow transgender people to operate as pilots, even of commercial aircraft. It is one of those rare moments in our public life when the institutional mechanisms function as they should and allow …

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Zapata’s JetRacer flying car will be piloted by 25 volunteer test flight pilots

Want to put a new generation single-seat, fast and highly maneuverable aircraft through its paces as a George Jetson-style pioneer test pilot? Well, pass by, because Zapata will be giving away 25 lucky ones the chance to pilot his JetRacer flying car in the US trials he has planned. The …

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Robinson helicopter design led to crash that killed two – coroner

A coroner has recommended that black boxes become mandatory for all helicopters They also called for a ban on Robinson helicopter flights during turbulence and speed restrictions Further research is needed to understand mast bumping and rotor blade divergence in Robinsons If Stephen Combe and James Patterson Gardner were in …

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FAA rushed oversight of crashes caused by pilot error and failed to inspect planes purchased overseas for Southwest Airlines

The United States Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has alert the President and Congress that a investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Department of Transportation, disclosed inadequate safety reports of major incidents caused by pilot error, and failed to properly inspect aircraft purchased overseas for Southwest Airlines (Southwest ). …

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Angelo State Joins Southwest Airlines Pilot Recruitment Program

Angelo State University and Southwest Airlines announced ASU as a university partner in the airline’s Destination 225 Pilot Recruitment Program, which will provide ASU commercial aviation students with a defined pathway to qualify competitively. for career opportunities with Southwest Airlines. On a compass, 225 is the southwest directional heading, and …

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uAvionix multifunction display approved for Canadian aircraft

Under the FAA’s Non-Required Safety Enhancement Equipment (NORSEE) exemption, the uAvionix AV-20-S multifunction display is now legal for Canadian aircraft. The device acts as a 12-in-1 mini display, where in-flight information is displayed on a matte digital display. The AV-20-S fits any standard 2 ¼ inch round instrument aperture, making …

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I entered the secret room where pilots sleep on long-haul flights. I think it’s the best seat on the whole plane.

The Insider author visited the room where pilots rest on Air New Zealand’s Boeing 777-300ERs.Monica Humphries / Insider Pilots take turns on long-haul flights. When not flying, they rest in hidden parts of the plane. On an Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300ER, I visited the secret area where pilots sleep …

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US Air Force suspends some operations due to pilot ejection seat issues

U.S. Air Force F-35A jets from the 388th and 428th Fighter Wings form in an “elephant march” during an exercise at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, U.S., January 6 2020. US Air Force/R. Nial Bradshaw/Handout via REUTERS. Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) …

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Woman battling cancer ticks flying a plane off her to-do list

TAMPA, Florida. >> Growing up, Christina Wood never considered becoming a pilot. It was the 1960s – her brothers were in college, her sisters in nursing school. She became a photographer instead, like her great-grandfather. But the subjects of her work appealed to her most – the glittering fighter planes …

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Tomorrow’s ‘Top Gun’ could have a drone wingman and use AI

FARNBOROUGH, England — Maverick’s next wingman could be a drone.In the movies, fighter pilots are portrayed as highly skilled military aviators with the skills and experience to defeat opponents in thrilling dogfights. New technologies, however, are set to redefine what it means to be a ‘Top Gun’, as algorithms, data …

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Delta Air Lines and Wheels Up Partner to Expand Pilot Pipeline Program

Delta Air Lines’ (NYSE:DAL) Propel College Path program is adding a new partner as it seeks to expand its talent pool to recruit more pilots. Wheels Up (NYSE: UP), the member-based private aircraft operator, will become the first Part 135 partner to join the Propel program, offering its pilots a …

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NTSB report details Miami jet landing gear collapse

Pilots of a Red Air jet felt increasing vibrations on the left side of the plane before its left landing gear collapsed last month, knocking it off a runway at the airport Miami International, the National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday. The council released a preliminary report that provided new …

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Deadly firefighting plane crashes in Portugal and the United States

A helicopter operated by the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office that was helping firefighters battle a wildfire in the US state of New Mexico on Saturday July 16, crashed with four people on board. Although operated by law enforcement, the Bell UH-1H Huey designated N911SZ, with serial number 70-16431, was reportedly …

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United Airlines suspends service at Sonoma County airport; launch of new Santa Rosa flights

United Airlines plans to suspend service from Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport indefinitely beginning Nov. 1, citing continued pilot shortages, airport manager Jon Stout said Friday night. The airline, which serves the San Francisco and Denver markets from Santa Rosa, never resumed flights to Denver after first suspending all service …

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Digital co-pilot approach reduces pilot workload, OEMs say

Major avionics companies are seeing cockpit automation play an increasing role in reducing pilot workload in commercial and general aviation aircraft. Pilot workload reduction should and will remain a focus of cockpit automation in the short term, they say. “Simplifying pilot workload during the most critical and complex phases of …

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Pilot shortage forces airlines to withdraw service from small towns

All of this should be completed in September. American airlines (AAL), the only carrier with scheduled service to Dubuque, is dropping routes due to a lack of pilots needed to staff the regional jets serving the airport. The airline is also dropping service to Islip, New York, east Long Island, …

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Huge crowds gather at Selfridge Air Show to see ‘what keeps our country safe’ – Macomb Daily

Thousands of spectators watched Sunday’s air show from just about every place they could fit in – from inside Selfridge Air National Guard Base, to a tailgating party and in Lake St. Clair. There was no official attendance available on Sunday evening for the two-day Selfridge Open House & Air …

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Aircraft computer market size worth $8.7 billion by

New York, July 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aircraft Computer Market Overview According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “aircraft computer market Insights by End User, Platform, Component and Region – Forecast to 2030the market is expected to reach $8.7 billion by 2030 with a healthy …

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Pilot escapes injury in plane crash at Petaluma airport

PETALUMA, Calif. — A pilot crash-landed in a hangar at Petaluma Municipal Airport on Sunday but suffered no injuries, authorities said. Petaluma Fire Department and Rancho Adobe Fire emergency personnel were dispatched around 6:45 p.m. Sunday to report a plane in a hangar and were on the scene within minutes, …

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Is it better to be lucky or good? Yes

Is it better to be lucky than good? False choice. Cover the board and aim for the lucky two and well, although this philosophical mobius strip leads to the inevitable conclusion that skill has a lot to do with luck. I’m chatting about this because just six months ago I …

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Washoe County Sheriff: Always ready to answer

Memorable mission Deputy Baumann told the story of a very difficult rescue that took all of his skill and judgment to be absolutely on point It was the last weekend of January 2021, and we had already done a morning search mission in Kiowa. We found and guided researchers and …

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Improved approach angles – ​​​​​​​AOPA Pilot Information Center

Energy management based solely on visual cues can result in aircraft performance hunting. Before finding a way to record and correct each approach, you must first have the basic parameters required to achieve specific aircraft performance for a stabilized approach. In order to establish some sort of measurable performance numbers …

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Royal Aviation Museum pays tribute to children and pilot who died in plane crash 50 years ago

The Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada strives to honor the children and the pilot who died 50 years ago in the Linwood Street tragedy. On June 24, 1972, a plane carrying eight residential school students to the Cree Nation of Bunibonibee crashed into a vacant lot on Linwood Street. …

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The Russian Air Force suffered heavy wartime losses; rely on retired pilots according to British intelligence

Due to the heavy losses of fighter pilots in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defense is now employing retired pilots to operate the fighter jets for aerial combat maneuvers, the UK has revealed. in its latest intelligence update. He cited the growing death toll among Russian …

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Rally in the Swamp > Air Force Reserve Command > News Article

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Members of the 815th Airlift Squadron, an Air Force Reserve unit at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, delivered cargo, personnel and provided air support for Rally in the Swamp June 7-9, 2022. This year, the 22nd Air Force exercise, Rally in the Swamp, …

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The cause of the 2019 plane crash that killed a veteran military pilot remains a mystery

MIDDLEBURG, Florida. – More than two and a half years after a small plane crashed in Clay County, killing a 72-year-old pilot, questions remain as to what caused him to hit power lines. Investigators say the retired commercial pilot was killed on October 31, 2019, when his Van’s RV-4 plane …

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Pilots had ‘vicious argument’ which may have caused UK’s deadliest plane crash

Just before the UK’s deadliest air crash, the pilot of the plane was embroiled in what one witness called ‘the most violent argument he had ever heard’. British European Airways Flight 548 was a scheduled passenger flight from London Heathrow to Brussels which crashed near Staines, Middlesex shortly after takeoff …

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Pilot to Discuss Reno Air Races Experience | New

MOJAVE — The annual National Championship Air Races, held in Reno, Nevada, are a spectacle of powerful planes racing around an airstrip 50 feet above the ground. The races’ seven classes include everything from hot-blooded warbirds to jets, sleek craft racers to biplanes. The Formula 1 class, in which the …

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Pilot of Sunshine Coast light plane crash recalls ‘terrifying’ crash landing at Imbil

Vic Pisani feared the worst when the propeller of his single-engine plane stopped moving in the air. He said he made a distress call and spoke to another pilot as his helpless craft “turned into a glider” due to descend south of Gympie. “The guy on the other plane was …

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The first flight of the Britten-Norman Islander

Monday June 13 marks the 57th anniversary of the first flight of the Britten-Norman Islander. Powered by a pair of Royce/Continental IO-360B piston engines, the BN-2 Islander prototype was shown to the world four days later at the Paris Air Show. A repainted Defender version of the aircraft. Photo: Britten …

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US Air Force to upgrade C-5M Super Galaxy cockpit controls and displays

The Air Force’s largest cargo plane will undergo an avionics upgrade program, including a high-resolution, large-area cockpit display system from Intellisense. (Photo courtesy of Intellisense) The US Air Force is upgrading its fleet of C-5M Super Galaxy transport aircraft with new cockpit displays under a recently announced contract with Intellisense …

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Marine plane crashes in Imperial County

A military plane belonging to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing crashed Wednesday in southeastern California, just north of the Mexican border, according to Kristopher Haugh, public affairs officer at Naval Air Facility El Centro. There was no immediate information about casualties or property damage to the ground due to the …

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US Navy pilot killed in fighter plane crash in California desert | US Army

A US Navy lieutenant died when his fighter jet crashed in the California desert late last week, military officials said Sunday night. Slain pilot Richard Bullock was flying his F/A-18 Super Hornet on a training mission Friday afternoon when the plane crashed in a remote, uninhabited area near Trona, an …

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Norfolk Public Schools Should Embrace Aviation Diversity – The Virginian-Pilot

Bonita Anthony is a Norfolk resident, student pilot, former FAA engineer, and administrator at Virginia State University’s College of Engineering and Technology. (Courtesy of Bonita Anthony) Norfolk can win by lifting up the most vulnerable and underserved when it provides pathways into aviation. Recent events like ‘Norfolk Can Fly’ show …

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Model aircraft enthusiasts flying high with replica warbirds | Western Colorado

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Man faces multiple charges, including pointing laser at BSO Aviation Unit – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An 18-year-old Coral Springs man has been arrested after being charged with using blue lights in his vehicle, fleeing, escaping and pointing a laser light at a pilot. Fort Lauderdale police said around 11:58 p.m. Friday night, they were notified by the Broward Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit …

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21Country: Fort Wayne Flight Tours

NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WPTA21) – Despite looming storms on Saturday, dozens of cars waited out the downpour in the Fort Wayne Flying Circuits headquarters parking lot near Webster Road in New Haven. As the sun began to break through the clouds and the rain subsided, anxious remote control (RC) pilots …

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The 2nd F-35B Fighter Attack Squadron is now fully operational in Japan as part of the US-China “war of words”

With 32 F-35B stealth fighter jets, US Marine Corps Fighter Attack Squadron 242 in Iwakuni, Japan, was recently declared fully operational, greatly reinforcing the shared US-Japan vision of an Indo-Pacific free and open. Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 achieved full operational capability (FOC) on 17 May 2022, and approximately …

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These are five other major Indian aircraft disasters

On May 22, 2010, an Air India Express plane overran the runway at Mangalore Airport and fell into a gorge. The crash claimed 158 lives, leaving only eight survivors. A court of inquiry into the crash concluded that the direct cause of the accident was the aircraft’s captain’s failure to …

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Former A-10 pilot explains how he was able to listen to music (also via KC-10 Tankers) aboard his Warthog while flying across the country

Fighter pilots are not permitted to carry music players with them. However, many fighter pilots break this rule. They simply receive headphones that do not conflict with the radio headphones of the helmet. Fighter pilots are not allowed to carry electronic devices with them. This includes music players. The chances …

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Aviation authority warns pilots and airlines of dangerous weather conditions

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria has advised pilots and airline operators to exercise caution in the face of hazardous weather conditions for aviation during the rainy season. This circular follows the advent of the seasonal climate forecast published for the year 2022 by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency. This warning …

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