Mariano Rosales's Articles

R/C Models and Corn: A Search & Rescue Nightmare

Whether its R/C models or full scale airplanes, autumn is my favorite season to fly. The cool air and sunny skies make for a very...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 256 views
  • 4 years ago

Trappe To Attempt Atlantic Crossing in Cluster Balloon

Lighter-than-air pilot Jonathan Trappe is getting ready to attempt his biggest adventure yet, a crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Extreme Flight

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  • 137 views
  • 4 years ago

Captain Suffers Heart Attack Aboard United Airlines Flight

The Captain of United Airlines flight 1603 suffered a heart attack Thursday while airborne prompting an immediate emergency landing. The...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Major Airlines

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  • 547 views
  • 4 years ago

FAA Facing More Obstacles in Hiring Controllers

To combat the high number of projected retirements over the next few years the FAA is planning to hire 11,700 new air traffic...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Air Traffic Control

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  • 142 views
  • 4 years ago

Fun With a GoPro: R/C Pitts Model 12

I love the GoPro camera. Just for fun I put one in the pilot's seat of one of my R/C airplanes. Now let's go for a ride!
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in RC Models

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  • 204 views
  • 4 years ago

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 accurate to the foot, live streaming...
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Posted by Mariano Rosales
Air Traffic Controller
in Safety

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  • 325 views
  • 4 years ago