Ever wonder what happens when you yank the pull cord on an aircraft emergency slide? Wonder no more. pic.twitter.com/872diWGEGQ — AeroDork (@AeroDork) February 15, 2018
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Anil Dash’s third law holds that “Three things never work: Voice chat, printers and projectors.” But Joshua Rothman’s long, fascinating, even poetic profile of theRead More
A spokesman from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Ault Field, WA, said of the unnamed crew behind the giant sky-dong, “we find this absolutely unacceptable, of zero training value and we are holding the crew accountable.”
The FAA will not take action, because “unless the act poses a safety risk, there isRead More
Jerry Foster came back from Vietnam with extensive experience piloting choppers. How he turned that into one of the pioneering careers in aerial coverage of local news is a terrific longread brimming with 1970s nostalgia.
Via Jack Hitt at Epic:
Homer Lane’s big idea in 1971 was really two insights inRead More
The US aviation industry is highly concentrated, with only four major airlines left in the country; for years, they’ve been lobbying to get rid of the FAA and take over their own safety oversight.
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In an announcement that included near-verbatim quotes from several aviation Big Four lobbyists, Donald TrumpRead More