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The Mode-S Receiver was Busy on the Day Before Thanksgiving

Savannah – I don’t normally do this, but this is what my RadarBox Mode-S receiver saw yesterday (Wednesday, 25 November 2015), the day before Thanksgiving. This 1,531 lines of data – probably the most flights it sees all year. 11,645 more words


KLM got mad skills, yo!

The following example shows exactly why it matters who your company has in charge of their social media and the one working at KLM is a keeper. 125 more words

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Tailwheels and Flying Wires would like to wish everyone a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving. We are so blessed to live in a country where aviation is thriving in our community. 21 more words

Hangar Flying

AirAsia X posts eighth straight quarterly loss

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (GCTL18) – Malaysian long-haul budget airline AirAsia X reported its eighth consecutive quarterly net loss, mainly hurt by higher aircraft operating expenses and foreign exchange losses. 156 more words


Lufthansa cabin crew union calls off strike

LUFTHANSA, Nov 26 (GCTL18) – The UFO cabin crew union at Lufthansa has called off a strike planned for this week after progress was made in talks with management over retirement and pension benefits. 172 more words


Speculation is rite that Amazon plans its own air cargo network

WILMINGTON, Ohio, Nov 26 (GCTL18) – Amazon’s moves deeper into logistics may already be extending into air freight and air express delivery operations, according to sources in the US that believe a new air freight operation out of Wilmington Air Park in Ohio may be directly run on behalf of the online retail giant, using infrastructure formerly used by DHL Express. 376 more words


Weapon File: Fairey Fireflash

It has long been the belief that air-to-air missile technology was developed as a result of the increase in speed afforded to aircraft by jet technology. 1,792 more words