Mariano Rosales's Articles

Micro Wingboard Flies High at AirVenture 2016

To say the Wingboard is a unique new invention is an understatement. Inventor Aaron Wypyszynski got the idea from Kit Cloudkicker on the...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Extreme Flight

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  • 157 views
  • 1 year ago

Moving Retired 747 Prototype to Museum Was Quite a Challenge

While it's relatively common to see cars and trucks driving around on an airport, it's not so frequent that airplanes take to the...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Museums & Airline History

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  • 1 year ago

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 realities of the changing weather....
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airline Pilots

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  • 207 views
  • 2 years ago

Sport Aviation Expo Highlights Fun and Simple Flying

In the land of racetracks and orange groves sits an airport that hosts the annual gathering of those that prefer their flying to be...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Light Sport & Ultralight Aircraft

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  • 79 views
  • 2 years ago

Flite Test's Gigantic R/C Star Destroyer Takes to the Sky

The innovative R/C crew at Flite Test have just raised the scale model bar with their gigantic flying Star Destroyer from the Star Wars...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 1219 views
  • 2 years ago

FAA Announces Official UAS Registration Process

Starting December 21, 2015, a new federal law will require operators of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the U.S. to register...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 258 views
  • 2 years ago

360° Cameras Are a Game Changer for Aviation Videos

Have you seen these things? 360 degree cameras are slowly gaining popularity in the aviation world, and I consider them to be a game...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 122 views
  • 2 years ago

Helicopter Air-Lifts Stranded Bonanza Back to the Airport

What's the quickest way to recover an airplane that had an off-field landing? Use a big helicopter, of course! A Beech Bonanza...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1245 views
  • 2 years ago

Chicago Center Fire: One Year Later

One year ago, September 26, 2014, was the date of the biggest catastrophe to hit the national airspace system in the United States....
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Traffic Control

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  • 233 views
  • 2 years ago

Would You be Ready for an Airliner Evacuation?

"Speedbird 2276 Heavy, we are evacuating on the runway. We have a fire. I repeat, we are evacuating." Those were the words of Captain...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 977 views
  • 2 years ago

Ride Along With Team AeroDynamix

Every August the city of Chicago lights up their scenic lakefront with the annual air and water show featuring many of the top names in...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airshow Performers

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  • 159 views
  • 2 years ago

AirVenture's Campground Opens Today, Take a One Minute Time-Lapse Tour

EAA AirVenture doesn't start for another three weeks, but Camp Scholler, the EAA's official campground, opened its gates today. Home to...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Events

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  • 2 years ago

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 flow of aircraft in the national airspace...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Traffic Control

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  • 880 views
  • 2 years ago

Hanging at the Ranch: Lisa's First Hang Glider Flight

Not far from the theme parks of Orlando, Fla. is an aviators oasis unlike any I've seen. To describe it in words is difficult, but to...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Gliders & Sailplanes

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  • 267 views
  • 2 years ago

How It's Done: Aerotowing Hang Gliders

Hang gliding has been around for decades, and in that time the sport as seen numerous advancements in aerodynamics, materials, and...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Gliders & Sailplanes

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  • 146 views
  • 2 years ago

See EAA AirVenture From End-to-End in One Minute

Here's a quick view of the AirVenture flightline from end to end on the afternoon of Super Saturday. The video starts at the southern...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Events

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  • 160 views
  • 2 years ago

Tucker's Youth Program Gives Kids the Sky

Airshow legend Sean D. Tucker is at it again, but instead of dazzling us in the sky he's inspiring us on the ground. Sean and his son...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Youth Aviation

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  • 438 views
  • 2 years ago

An Affordable and Awesome Way to Fly a Mustang

Maybe I'll hold off on that deposit for a full-size P-51 and go for this instead. First-Person View (FPV) R/C flying is a way to fly a...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 1529 views
  • 3 years ago

SkyMall Files for Bankruptcy

Sorry, in-flight shopaholics. Your one-stop-shopping-spot for everything, well...everything will soon be no longer. Xhibit Corp., the...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Industry & Organizations

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  • 181 views
  • 3 years ago

The Real Science Behind Golf Ball Dimples

Most people who play golf understand that the dimples on the ball serve some kind of aerodynamic purpose. But what exactly is going on...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Industry & Organizations

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  • 167 views
  • 3 years ago