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The Main Reason Why Planes Get Delayed

The Main Reason Why Planes Get Delayed

You know this feeling of frustration when you’re about to fly to some exotic country for an unforgettable vacation, and then suddenly see that your flight is delayed? Or worse, you’re going to an extremely important business meeting, and a delay in your flight ruins it! I don’t know about you, but I’m kinda interested […]

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Airplane black boxes, explained

Airplane black boxes, explained

“Tower, look at to the south, there’s an aircraft crashing” On Veterans’ Day in 2001, an airplane carrying 260 people dropped out of the sky shortly after taking off from JFK. “An aircraft just crashed to the south of the field” The top fin of the plane broke off and fell into Jamaica Bay, and […]

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R44 Helicopter Touchdown Autorotations

R44 Helicopter Touchdown Autorotations

Hi this is Paul Cantrell With East Coast Aero Club in Bedford Massachusetts. There are already videos up on You Tube of helicopters doing autorotations and even a few with touchdowns, but I wanted to put one up where we actually talk about what the pilot is doing to make a specific spot when he’s […]

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Why Airplanes Make Hard Landings on Purpose

Billions of people board a plane each year. Most passengers are completely unaware of a few things every pilot knows. (Like if you should really panic when the plane starts rocking, the landing isn’t exactly as smooth as butter, or everyone in the cockpit fell asleep!) Let’s check out the list. 1) Many delays are […]

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