Mariano Rosales's Articles

So You Want to Land on a Beach?

Bored with flying on hard asphalt or short-cut grass? Have the urge to do some clam digging? Is it low tide? Copalis State Airport is...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Airports & Destinations

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  • 1088 views
  • 3 years ago

R/C Aircraft Assists With Tornado Chasing

The crew at TornadoVideos.net continues to innovate with how they gather weather data from the dangerous storms they chase. Back in...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 600 views
  • 3 years ago

Seaplane Fun: Just Add Water

A seaplane is a great aircraft for those that want to fly for fun. They open up doors to locations unobtainable by traditional aircraft,...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 339 views
  • 3 years ago

A Closer Look at Retractable Landing Gear

Is it possible for someone to survive in the wheel well of a large airplane? How much room is inside that wheel well? What does a...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Aircraft

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  • 1020 views
  • 3 years ago

Starting the Year Off Right at Sun 'n Fun 2014

The weather was perfect, airplanes were plentiful, and excitement was everywhere. Sun 'n Fun 2014 kicked off this year's airshow season...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Events

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  • 407 views
  • 3 years ago

Quadcopter Shines as a Photo Assistant

Multirotors have huge potential in the photography industry as camera platforms, but they have other capabilities besides just carrying...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 125 views
  • 3 years ago

Join Our Photo Walks at Sun 'n Fun 2014!

Attending Sun 'n Fun this spring? Bringing a camera? Then join the party on one of our Photo Walks around the show grounds. These...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Aircraft Spotters

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  • 160 views
  • 3 years ago

WestJet Finally Converts Schedules to Metric Time

WestJet announced it is changing the way it displays its flight schedule, switching from its current system of “a.m.” and “p.m.” to...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Major Airlines

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  • 506 views
  • 3 years ago

Did You Hear: Runway Safety and ATC

Pilots and Controllers have very different jobs when it comes to air travel, but they share a common practice that can directly affect...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Traffic Control

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  • 1279 views
  • 3 years ago

Cross Maho Beach off My Bucket List!

For those of you that like to watch airplanes in action up close--and I mean up close--you have to make it down to Maho Beach on the...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Featured

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  • 658 views
  • 4 years ago

See the World of Indoor Flying at E-Fest 2014

E-Fest is an annual indoor R/C event held every February at the University of Illinois Track and Field Armory. Hundreds of pilots from...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 1059 views
  • 3 years ago

FAA Opens Hiring for Air Traffic Controllers

The FAA is now accepting applications for anyone interested in becoming an air traffic controller. This open call for applicants marks a...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Traffic Control

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  • 779 views
  • 3 years ago

There's Snow Time for Flying!

Sometimes you have to break up the normal and do things a bit differently. That philosophy applies to flying as well, and for those of...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Experimental Aircraft

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  • 529 views
  • 3 years ago

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 instincts of his sleigh's magic reindeer...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller

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  • 291 views
  • 4 years ago

"Amazon Prime Air" To Offer Fast Delivery Using UAVs

It almost sounds fake, but Amazon has announced that they are developing a service called "Amazon Prime Air" which boasts package...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 1063 views
  • 4 years ago

Mind. Blown. Unbelievable Helicopter Flying

Forget everything you think you know about the laws of physics and human cognition. R/C helicopter pilot Kyle Stacy will blow you away...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 1770 views
  • 4 years ago

Behind the Scenes: Skydive Pilot

Everyone is familiar with the sport of skydiving, but not many know what it takes to get those thrillseekers up to altitude. The skydive...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 716 views
  • 4 years ago

The Cessna 182: Skydiving's Workhorse

With the midair collision at Skydive Superior all over the news its easy to think that skydiving from small Cessnas is dangerous. But...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 2658 views
  • 4 years ago

Romance is Over the Air

Usually the chatter on the radio is all business with both sides of the mic maintaining a high level of professionalism and brevity....
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Traffic Control

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  • 388 views
  • 4 years ago

Smoke On! Red Bull Air Race to Return in 2014

After a three-year hiatus, the Red Bull Air Races will resume their world-wide racing competition in 2014. The seven races span six...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Racing

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  • 662 views
  • 4 years ago