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Isn’t Flying Fun?

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In General
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On June 26, 2017
Who else is excited for new innovations in pointless airport security? The TSA is testing new requirements that passengers remove books and other paper goods from their carry-on baggage when going through airline security. Given the sensitivity of our reading choices, this raises privacy concerns. Tests of the policy are underway in some small airports […]

NW 253 Redux

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In Dave Brockington
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On December 30, 2009
Rob covers most of the points on 253 that I would have touched upon (as well as some I hadn’t considered), but there are a few I want to add. First, as a preface, I’ve flown AMS-DTW six or eight times, and been on that very flight, and I’m happy to report that this experience […]

Various Flight 253 Thoughts

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On December 30, 2009

Briefly, regarding the Detroit-Failure-to-Explode-Thing: The successful destruction of Flight 253 might not have threatened American power, or the material foundation of American life, but it certainl

Goose DNA

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In Uncategorized
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On January 25, 2009
CSI gone mad: The pilot reported the plane hit a flock of birds shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport which shut down both his jets. This engine and the right engine, which remained attached to the Airbus A-320 after the Jan. 15 ditching, will be shipped to their manufacturer, CFM International, in Cincinnati for thorough […]

Plane Crash

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On January 15, 2009

Apparently a plane just crashed into the Hudson. Word is that all of the passengers survived, which is a pleasant surprise given that it’s currently ridiculously cold in NYC. …via ID, here

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