Franklin Richey

Franklin Richey
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Oceanic ATC
The oceanic clearance should be received, verified and accepted long before the aircraft approaches the oceanic boundary.
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Jul 25, 2014
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Understanding How Casualties Are Counted

In researching our cover package on aeromedical evacuation, one of the hardest things to grapple with was how to count casualties. It turns out that even those experienced in the field can become confused on what metric is the most appropriate to use in any given circumstance....More
Jul 25, 2014
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Check 6 Podcast: Buk M-1 Missile vs. Flight MH17. What Went Wrong?

So what might have gone wrong that allowed a Buk-M1 missile to take down MH17?...More
Jul 25, 2014
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Anatomy of a Crash-Site Investigation

France deploys troops in support of AH5017 recovery effort....More
Jul 24, 2014
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Photos: London's Heathrow Airport: Seven-Seven-Heaven!

In recent years the number of airlines operating Boeing's long-range, high capacity 777 (particularly the -300 series, but also some smaller -200s) has increased noticeably at the UK's premier international gateway....More
Jul 24, 2014
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Airframe details for Air Algerie AH5017

The Air Algerie aircraft that crashed in Mali today is tail no. EC-LTV, an MD-83 (DC-9-83) with serial number 53190....More
Jul 24, 2014
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How An Su-25 Can Shoot Down A Faster, Higher-Flying Aircraft 3

Russian explanations for the shootdown of MH17 are longer on nostalgia than credibility....More

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