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Hainan Airlines is China's 5th largest airline and operates a typically modern fleet of Airbuses and Boeings, numbering just over 170 aircraft. In a....More
Dec 05, 2016

Skyhawk Prang: Lining Up Swiss Cheese Holes41

Checklists, procedures and aircraft design are generally pretty good at helping pilots catch errors that could lead to an accident. But when a....More
Dec 01, 2016

Trump Carrier Impact: Faster Automation13

The president-elect just sped up automation in A&D manufacturing....More
Oct 28, 2016

POTUS Polka In the Sky39

To Polka is to do a whole lotta fancy footwork. A new audit by the Government Accountability Office shows that the same is required when military and....More
Oct 11, 2016

Vulture Disaster: Bad Luck, Poor Planning or Fate?11

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Sep 12, 2016

50 And Counting For The BK117-850D2

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Sep 05, 2016

K-MAX Is Back6

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Aug 24, 2016

Third Generation Flying Eye Hospital Set For Departure20

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Jul 22, 2016

Future Of The Super Puma In Doubt?

Taking a look at the future of the Super Puma....More
Jun 19, 2016

Dynamic Aviation - Where Niche Is King

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Jun 18, 2016

Smithsonian Air & Space Museum "Innovations in Flight" Day

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