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China Nearing Completion on World's Largest Operational Seaplane

With a wingspan of 130ft, the AG-600 will become the world's largest amphibious aircraft currently flying, surpassing Japan's ShinMaywa...
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in Industry & Organizations

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  • 2 years ago

Emotional Tribute to a Fallen American Airlines Worker

Dave Ostang, an American Airlines worker, suffered a fatal fall from a jet way gate at Dallas-Ft. Worth Airport on March 2nd. "Ostang...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Humor - Pilot Experiences 101

We've all seen them while waiting to board our flight. Men and women who feel at home soaring with the gods, living on adrenaline and...
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in Industry & Organizations

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  • 2 years ago

Su-35 Scary Landing

Only details available regarding this squirrely landing of an Su-35s was that it took place on August 16, 2014 at the Dzemgi Air Base...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Amazing POV Footage from an Eagle Over Dubai

An Imperial Eagle named Darshan with a GoPro strapped to its back provides an amazing view of Dubai! Darshan soars above the Dubai sky,...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in BASE Jumping

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  • 2 years ago

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, pilots draw pictures on GPS trackers....
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Air Traffic Control

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  • 2 years ago

Lefty Gardner’s Mustang Flies Again

Coming out of a four-year restoration at Airmotive Specialties, P-51D-25NA, S/N 44-73704 took to the skies on Tuesday, March 10th in...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Warbirds

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  • 2 years ago

USN C-2 Greyhound Makes Rare Landing Aboard FS Charles de Gaulle

Afforded the rare opportunity of landing aboard an allied carrier, crews from VRC-30 filmed their trap and subsequent catapult launch...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in International Military

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  • 2 years ago

Excellent Video Featuring Patrouille Suisse and A320

Recently shot over the Swiss Alps, this beautiful compilation features Patrouille Suisse in formation with an Airbus A320 as part of the...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in International Military

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  • 2 years ago

Wanna Know how a B-2 Spirit's Refueling Door Works?

Our friends over at the Aviationist shared this cool video demonstrating how the refueling door atop the B-2 opens and closes. Pretty...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

QANTAS Retires Their Oldest Aircraft (Video)

Named 'City of Canberra', QANTAS' oldest aircraft in the fleet, a 747-400, registration VH-OJA, was flown to Wollongong Airport in New...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

Not Quite Top Gun, But Improving Foreign Relations None The Less

Caution- May not be suitable for all audiences. It was suggested by my colleagues that I share this video created recently on a photo...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

World's Largest Aircraft is Taking Shape

It was a very well kept secret for a short period of time, but Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and original financier for...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Experimental Aircraft

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  • 2 years ago

Remember Iran's Fake Nimitz Carrier? They Done Blowed It Up! (VIDEO)

Nearly a year ago, we reported on Iran's odd desire to build a close replica of the USS Nimitz. It was thought to have been a possible...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in International Military

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  • 2 years ago

Before Red Bull Looped, the CH-53 Could do Just the Same

With NBC's recent investigative report on the MH-53 Sea Dragon and how presumably deadly it can be, we thought you'd enjoy this...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Helicopters

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  • 2 years ago

Cirrus Succumbs to Wake Turbulence via Blackhawk Rotorwash

A Cirrus SR-20 G2 was on final approach following the departure of a UH-60 Blackhawk when lingering rotor wash created a violent...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago

Sneak Peek at Northrop Grumman's New Ad...Is That a New Bomber We See?

Scheduled to debut February 2nd, Northrop Grumman has publicized a new self-promotional commercial. Advancing through their history of...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Manufacturers

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  • 2 years ago

DJI Modifies Software to Prevent Flights in No-Fly Zones

Following the crash of a quad-copter on the White House lawn, UAV manufacturer DJI has issued a software patch that will disable the...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in RC Models

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  • 2 years ago

VFA-143 'Pukin Dogs' Wake Up the Cascades!

On a recent training exercise in Portland, Oregon, VFA-143 pilots put together this compilation of F-18's screaming through the Cascade...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Military Aviation

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  • 2 years ago

Flight Crew Sues United After Being Terminated for Not Wanting to Fly - And for Good Reason!

A thirteen-member crew protested the boarding of a United 747 scheduled to depart San Francisco for Hong Kong after being notified of an...
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Posted by Tyson Rininger
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 2 years ago