Mariano Rosales's Articles

My Favorite Aviation Photos From 2014

Capturing aviation in its various forms is challenging, exciting, and highly entertaining. This year I had the opportunities to...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 450 views
  • 2 years ago

Like a Boss! Watch How O'Hare Clears the Snow

We're gonna need a bigger shovel. There's a reason why movies about airline travel delays take place in Chicago. It seems this region...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airports & Destinations

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  • 868 views
  • 2 years ago

How'd They Get That Shot? -- Rocket Photography

NASA completed a major milestone with the successful launch of their Orion spacecraft. But the majority of the world would have no...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Space Vehicles

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  • 488 views
  • 2 years ago

New Airplane Toys: The Carbon Flyer

What airplane geek doesn't like toys? The folks at Trident Designs are soon to release their newest aviation creation, the Carbon Flyer....
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 109 views
  • 2 years ago

See "Airplane!" Again Like You Never Have Before

Did you know the beloved aviation comedy "Airplane!" is a direct spoof of an existing film? The writing/directing trio of Jim Abrahams,...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airline Pilots

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  • 269 views
  • 2 years ago

Did You Hear: ATC Readback/Hearback Errors

The primary connection between a pilot and an air traffic controller is the radio. After a clearance is given it is understood that the...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Training

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  • 2 years ago

Husband & Wife Rock the Flight Deck

A husband and wife that both fly is not uncommon, but to have them in the same airliner flight deck flying a trip together is pretty...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airline Pilots

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  • 40110 views
  • 2 years ago

See the World Differently With a Time-lapse From Space

I invite you to take a 4-minute break to be mesmerized by filmmaker Fede Castro's short film "Nuestra Tierra—Our Earth." Using video...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in NASA

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  • 248 views
  • 2 years ago

Automatic Weapon Makes and Shoots... Paper Airplanes?!?

Living rooms are no longer safe thanks to this weapon of mass construction. A 3D-printed "machine gun" folds and launches paper...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Extreme Flight

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  • 154 views
  • 2 years ago

Cirque Amazes With Quadcopter Performance

Cirque du Soleil amazes us yet again with what they call a "live interaction between humans and autonomous flying machines." This short...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 148 views
  • 2 years ago

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 lost, our industry took a major hit that...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Safety

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  • 1098 views
  • 3 years ago

In the Cockpit: Landing a Zepplin NT

Blimps are out, Zepplins are in. The iconic sight of a large airship flying overhead has been around longer than the airplane. But the...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Lighter-Than-Air & Ballooning

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  • 612 views
  • 3 years ago

When Worlds Collide: Multirotor/Airplane Hybrid

It was bound to happen, and the folks at BirdsEyeView Aerobotics have succeeded with a very unique aircraft. The FireFLY6 is the first...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 312 views
  • 3 years ago

Radio Controlled Warbirds Invade the Midwest

Some say R/C airplanes are toys. These airplanes are definitely not! My local R/C flying club the Fox Valley Aero Club hosted a...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 451 views
  • 3 years ago

Airline Crews Need a Rest Area Too!

It might be easy to forget that the pilots and flight attendants on your airliner are not commuting or traveling for pleasure but are...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airline Pilots

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  • 714 views
  • 3 years ago

Epic Selfies, Epic Prizes, Epic AirVenture!

Another EAA AirVenture has come and gone, but for six lucky attendees the show was just a little more special. Congratulations go out to...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Events

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  • 128 views
  • 3 years ago

First Winners of Epic Selfie Adventure Team Up With Sean D. Tucker!

The first winners of our Epic Selfie Adventure claimed their prize this afternoon. Michael Wylie and Julie Pool joined Team Oracle by...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airshow Performers

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  • 149 views
  • 3 years ago

#ohmyKOSH - Team Oracle & All Things Aero Team Up for Epic Selfie Adventure at Oshkosh

If you're heading to EAA AirVenture 2014 this year be sure to have your camera ready! All Things Aero & Team Oracle are sending you...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Events

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  • 614 views
  • 3 years ago

Sailplane Recurrency: Expand Your Horizons

Every aircraft has something different. But to me, soaring is something special. It's a unique kind of flying that can be simple,...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Gliders & Sailplanes

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  • 1227 views
  • 3 years ago

Hillside Landings in a Sport Cub

It may seem strange, but a lot of the fun of flying for me comes when landing. It's exciting and challenging at the same time. So when I...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airports & Destinations

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  • 2018 views
  • 3 years ago