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National Air Cargo’s 747 Literally Falls Out Of The Sky – VIDEO

*DISCLAIMER * IF YOU HAVE A FEAR OF FLYING I URGE YOU TO SKIP THIS POST* Yesterday afternoon, at approximately 3:30pm (UTC +0430),  National Air Cargo flight NCR 102 lifted off from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan to Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport, on a routine cargo flight. Flight NCR 102, a Boeing 747-428BCF (N949CA), operating…

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The End Is Near … well the end of 2011

I started to write a long blog post on 2011, highlighting favourite blog posts, discussing stories I skipped writing about and what I was look forward to in 2012.   Ultimately in the end there were so many things to write about I realized my blog post would cover nearly 9 pages, in Times New…

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Staying Comfortable On Long Flights

Long flights, love them or hate then one thing is undeniable, they are uncomfortable, especially in economy class.   Seats are cramped, knees are banged and seat mates are annoying … OK, there is no known cure for an annoying seatmate aside from good noise canceling headsets and pretending to not understand the language you…

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Freeze Your Drink & Fly Through Airport Security With It!

The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) ban on liquids over 100ml has been in place in the United States, and by aviation and security authorities around the world, since the 9th of August 2006 … and has been a thorn in the side of travelers since it has been instituted.   As travelers continually wait for…

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UK Border Agency Goes On Strike & Passengers Report A Better Experience

For the past week the threat of the looming Public Sector labour strike in Britain gripped airlines and airports with fear.  As UK Border Agency Immigrations Officers announced they would take part in the public sector strike action today some airlines readjusted schedules, other carriers cancelled flights and London Heathrow Airport warned that passport control…

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Boeing 747-8F Draws 747 In The Skies

Yesterday at 7:08am PST, a Boeing a 747-8KZF/SCD (RC523), flying as Flight BOE 523, lifted off from Runway 16R/34L at Paine Field, in Everett, Washington, for a 17-hour function and reliability test flight. After flying 8,119 miles over the continental United States, Flight BOE523 touched back down at Paine Field at 12:08am PST having made…

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