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The Aviators Season 2 Episode 6

Oct 15, 2011 No Comments

Day in the life of an air show (Part 2 of 2): The exciting conclusion to the two-part special including an up-close look at the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.

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The Aviators Season 2 Episode 5

Oct 13, 2011 No Comments

Day in the life of an air show (Part 1 of 2): We take you behind the scenes for an exclusive look at the inner workings of one of America’s biggest air shows.

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The Aviators Season 2 Episode 4

Oct 12, 2011 No Comments

Private pilot emergency: Anthony closes the season 2 sim segments by having everything but the kitchen sink thrown at him. Can he do it? MCAS Miramar (formerly Top Gun): Spending the day with US Marine fighter pilots at their legendary base.

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The Aviators Season Two Episode 3

Oct 11, 2011 No Comments

Can a kid land an airliner?: A follow up to some of the popular sim segments from season one, but this time with a 12 year old at the controls! Flight services: Kurtis shows us the many important functions of this often aspect of Air Traffic Control services. $100 hamburger: A pilot expression for an [...]

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The Aviators Season Two Episode Two

Oct 10, 2011 No Comments

ATC gibberish: Breaking down and simplifying all that complex sounding radio chatter. Water egress: Sara learns how to escape from a submerged aircraft. Condor Squadron: Taking to the air with a team of formation pilots flying WW2 era planes

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LAND NOW! An anniversary worth remembering

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

We at Flight Journal consider it to be an honor to present stories of those who were directly involved in the events of 9/11 as pilots or flight crew. This is yet another view of the event that has shaped our present and our future.   Our plane has been hijacked. Flight attendant #1 stabbed. [...]

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Space Ship One

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

SpaceShipOne was a suborbital air-launched spaceplane that completed the first manned private spaceflight in 2004. That same year, it won the US$10 million Ansari X Prize and was immediately retired from active service. Its mothership was named “White Knight”. Both craft were developed and flown by Mojave Aerospace Ventures, which was a joint venture between [...]

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Burt Rutan

Oct 04, 2011 1 Comment

Elbert Leander “Burt” Rutan (born June 17, 1943) is an American aerospace engineer noted for his originality in designing light, strong, unusual-looking, energy-efficient aircraft. He is famous for his design of the record-breaking Voyager, which was the first plane to fly around the world without stopping or refueling, and the sub-orbital spaceplane SpaceShipOne, which won [...]

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