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Top Letters And Comments, June 10, 2022

Top Letters And Comments, June 10, 2022

This week's letters brought comments from readers about pilot/mechanic shortages,...

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In The Presence Of Greatness With No Presence Of Mind

In The Presence Of Greatness With No Presence Of Mind

Besides being flat (mostly), Iowa is famous for being the wellspring of aviation...

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Best Of The Web: What Top Gun Pilots Really Think Of Maverick

Best Of The Web: What Top Gun Pilots Really Think Of Maverick

“Top Gun Maverick” is cleaning up at the box office ($747 million worldwide)...

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Twin Riles Military In Seven-Country Tour Of Eastern Europe

Twin Riles Military In Seven-Country Tour Of Eastern Europe

Investigators in eastern Europe are looking for those who took a light twin, possibly...

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Trump Livery Too Hot For Air Force One

Trump Livery Too Hot For Air Force One

The Biden administration has decided that future presidents will not fly with former...

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Santa Clara Soil Tests Show Low Lead Levels

Santa Clara Soil Tests Show Low Lead Levels

Santa Clara County officials in California dug deeper into the leaded aviation fuel...

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Navy Holds Safety Pause Monday

Navy Holds Safety Pause Monday

The Navy is pausing the flying of all non-deployed aircraft on Monday after three...

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Piedmont Pilots Get Hefty Raise

Piedmont Pilots Get Hefty Raise

American Airlines regional carrier Piedmont Airlines has reached a pay deal with...

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New Boeing A Few Years Away

New Boeing A Few Years Away

Boeing CEO David Calhoun says it will be at least a couple of years before the company...

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Osprey Down In California (UPDATED)

Osprey Down In California (UPDATED)

An MV-22 Osprey with five Marines aboard crashed in the Southern California desert...

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Biden Expected To Nominate Phillip Washington For FAA Administrator

Biden Expected To Nominate Phillip Washington For FAA Administrator

The Biden administration is planning to nominate Phillip Washington as the next...

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NASA To Commission Study On Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

NASA To Commission Study On Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

NASA has announced plans to commission a new study examining “observations of events...

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Spirit Postpones Vote On Frontier Merger

Spirit Postpones Vote On Frontier Merger

Spirit Airlines has postponed a special meeting during which its stockholders were...

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Movie Thriller Features Real Warbird Footage

Movie Thriller Features Real Warbird Footage

Ukrainian forces reusing damaged Russian equipment against them didn’t invent the...

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FAA Launches ATC Recruiting Campaign

FAA Launches ATC Recruiting Campaign

The FAA launched its “Be ATC” recruiting campaign this week with the goal of hiring...

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Minimizing The Risk Of Engine Failure

Minimizing The Risk Of Engine Failure

Almost from the beginning of our training, pilots are taught how to react to an...