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    FAA ISSUES WARNING TO AIRLINE PASSENGERS

    FAA ISSUES WARNING TO AIRLINE PASSENGERS

    A warning from the Federal Aviation Administration has been issued to everyone traveling to the presidential inauguration via commercial air carrier – causing a safety risk could mean jail time and/or a $35,000 fine. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said, “As a former airline captain, I can attest from firsthand experience that the cabin crew’s primary

    • January

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    Collingwood man who helped develop Avro Arrow celebrates 104th birthday

    Collingwood man who helped develop Avro Arrow celebrates 104th birthday

    Gerald McCulloch’s secret to longevity is ‘fresh country air and luck’ Collingwood resident Gerald McCulloch marked his 104th birthday yesterday. McCulloch, a resident of Chartwell Georgian Traditions, was born Jan. 12, 1917, in Lincolnshire, England. His career in aircraft mechanics began with the British Royal Air Force from 1939 to 1946. He lived in Egypt,

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    One of the last surviving “Spitfire Women”, Eleanor Wadsworth has died

    One of the last surviving “Spitfire Women”, Eleanor Wadsworth has died

    One of the last surviving “Spitfire Women”, who ferried aircraft to the front line in World War Two, has died. Eleanor Wadsworth, who was 103, was part of the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), a civilian service that transported fighter aircraft and crew. The ATA Association said she was among 165 women who flew without radios

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    NEW FROM THE FLIGHT DECK VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HOLD SHORT INSTRUCTIONS

    NEW FROM THE FLIGHT DECK VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HOLD SHORT INSTRUCTIONS

    Every airport is unique, and complex runway and taxiway configurations can lead pilots to make mistakes in the air and on the ground. The latest addition to the FAA’s From the Flight Deck video series helps pilots know when and where to hold short. The video combines runway and taxiway footage from cockpit mounted cameras

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    Vintage airliner added to Shannon Air Museum collection

    Vintage airliner added to Shannon Air Museum collection

    James Baron Jan 8, 2021 About 100 people gathered at Peach State Aerodrome in Williamson, Ga., on Wednesday to bid farewell to Stars & Stripes, an 81-year-old DC-3 commercial airliner, as it began its journey up the east coast to Spotsylvania County. “They’re not losing it, we’re just moving it,” said Luke Curtas, who, along

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    Air Force Jet Teams Announce 2021 Airshow Schedules

    Air Force Jet Teams Announce 2021 Airshow Schedules

    DECEMBER 9, 2020 • CHARLES ATKEISON LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Air Force flight demonstration teams released their performance schedules on Tuesday as they begin preparing for the 2021 air show season. Headed by Air Combat Command, four single-aircraft teams and the Thunderbirds announced formal schedules. The F-22A Raptor, F-35A Lightning II, A-10C Thunderbolt II,

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