Pilot Training by Bulletin

A former American Airlines pilot weighs in on the carrier's recent—and controversial—altering of its standard operating procedures through a bulletin.
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The JFK Incursion Tragedy That Wasn’t

When a Boeing 777 taxied into the path of a departing Boeing 737 at JFK International Airport, the aviation world was presented with ...
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When Being Wrong is Right

Airline-style aeronautical decision making takes place at the lower flight levels.
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Dallas Airshow Tragedy Creates Moment To Educate, Honor

Capt. Terry Barker, who was killed during the Wings Over Dallas accident Saturday, was known by colleagues as a conscientious leader and passionate ...
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When Classic Airplanes and Classic Cars Come Together

He (or she) who dies with the most toys wins.
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Would Allowing Airline Pilots To Fly Until 67 Be a Mistake?

The ‘Let Experienced Pilots Fly Act’ may create more problems than it solves, says a veteran airline pilot.
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Inside the American Airlines Scheduling Disaster That Wasn’t

A former pilot for the airline explains how it happened, and how the day was saved.
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FLYING Contributor: Shoot Top Gun: Maverick Down With Missiles

This veteran pilot says the record-breaking sequel–and its predecessor–failed miserably.
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Volunteer Pilot Flies for Eco Missions with SouthWings

From the flight levels to low-level missions, SouthWings pairs pilots with projects to help the environment.
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A Contrail of Turmoil Left Behind

An airline captain retires without regrets.
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