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FLYING ON DEATH ROW

I didn’t even know that Row 87 existed.

I do wish, however, that I never ‘discovered’ it, but here I am sitting in it on QF 11 heading to New York via Los Angeles. 839 more words

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Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price.
• Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support.

At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of… 609 more words

Airbus

E190-E2 heralds a new era in the 130-seat jet segment.

Embraer, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, today took a step in the consolidation of its leadership by presenting the E190-E2, the first E2 jet – Embraer´s second generation of the… 463 more words

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"Checkride!" Greg's April, 2016 Flying Carpet column

On weddings and flight tests…

Flight tests are a bit like weddings. Everyone wants theirs to go perfectly, but sometimes problems or distractions, when successfully resolved, add richness to the experience. 375 more words

Flying Carpet Column

Commercial Pilot

It was almost exactly two years ago that I took my private pilot flight test. I don’t think I could possibly have been more nervous. I remember going through the oral part and thinking I was so clueless, having trouble finding things in the reference books, getting confused on reading markings on the navigational charts, second guessing myself. 640 more words

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