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Wotr 16-4: Meteors & Skydivers & #PokemonGo, Oh MY!

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for another edition of . . . WORRRRD ON THE RRRAMP! Our periodic roundup of All Cool Things Aviation! Episode 16-4: Emirates 521 crash & evacuation videos; MH 370 update; Oshkosh 2016; Mysterious fireballs in the U.S. sky; President signs Aviation Bill; Formation flight with a Red Bull plane…and a skydiver. […]

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So, Your Flight’s Delayed…

Sitting onboard a flight that’s ready to go, only to be held at the gate due to weather or some other unforeseen circumstance? Well, now’s the time to have some fun!   Have you ever wanted to visit the cockpit? Ask the Flight Attendant if it’s ok, and come on up and say Hi! As […]

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An Airline is Born!

On April 15, 1926, a young pilot named Charles A. Lindbergh flew a bag of mail in his DH-4 biplane from Chicago to St. Louis. Lindbergh’s company, Robertson Aircraft Corporation, eventually consolidated with several others to form what is known today as American Airlines, the largest airline in the world.   Flash forward some 90 […]

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Too HOT!

  This last Sunday, on Father’s Day, my hometown of Phoenix, Arizona experienced a blistering temperature of 118°F  (48°C), which tied the day’s record. It was also the 5th highest temperature in recorded history for the city.   Many of you wrote in with questions and concerns regarding aircraft performance under such intense conditions for Phoenix, as well as […]

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