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Dealing With Heavy Snow is no Picnic for Pilots and Controllers

It's a known reality that to fly the friendly skies you also need to be able to brave the evil...

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ATC Examples of "One of Those Days" at Work

All air traffic controllers have a similar goal and that is the safe, orderly, and expeditious...

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Here We Go Again: Newscasters Have No Clue When Reporting Aviation Incidents

In the past few days, a news article has been circulating through Facebook by many of my pilot...

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Did You Hear: ATC Readback/Hearback Errors

The primary connection between a pilot and an air traffic controller is the radio. After a...

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Remembering the 9/11 Attack From the Controllers Perspective

Nobody can forget the tragic events of 9/11/2001. In addition to countless civilian lives being...

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Visualization of Daily Traffic Over Europe

NATS, one of the UK's air traffic control providers, created a visualization of the air traffic...

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I Am A Young Eagle

The EAA Young Eagles program has given many kids their first introduction to aviation. We look...

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Tis' the season for temporary flight procedures!

Even Santa needs some help finding his way home when the weather gets bad. And when the natural...

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French Air Traffic Control Strike Could Delay Hundreds of Flights Across Western Europe

The French Air Traffic Control has announced that they will be striking on Thursday, telling air...

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"These Controllers Are The Worst"

Whoops. Might want to check your mic switch. Three words you NEVER want to hear - "Call this...

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Chicago Center Fire: One Year Later

One year ago, September 26, 2014, was the date of the biggest catastrophe to hit the national...

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Fancy a Phallic Flight?

When it's a slow news day, you can be guaranteed a story on drones. When it's a slow fly day,...

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Listen To A Controller Save A Life

Earlier this month Houston controller Hugh McFarland gave assistance to a VFR rated pilot flying...

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Another Stunning Video By The Makers of "North Atlantic Skies".

Following the success of their two previous data visualisations, Europe 24 and North Atlantic...

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Did You Hear: Runway Safety and ATC

Pilots and Controllers have very different jobs when it comes to air travel, but they share a...

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FAA Opens Hiring for Air Traffic Controllers

The FAA is now accepting applications for anyone interested in becoming an air traffic...

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Make sure you check your METAR and TAF's for Santa's Sleigh!

Track Santa at NORAD's Official Santa Tracker Happy Holidays!

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Romance is Over the Air

Usually the chatter on the radio is all business with both sides of the mic maintaining a high...

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Captain Suffers Heart Attack Aboard United Airlines Flight

The Captain of United Airlines flight 1603 suffered a heart attack Thursday while airborne...

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Stuck Mic: Careful Who you Bash Over the Radio

Technology in aviation is a funny thing. We have planes that can land themselves, GPS navigation...

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