The learning continues – mountain flying in the DA-40

On final for runway 14R at BFI in a Diamond DA-40 – this wasn’t from our mountain-flying day, but it’s too pretty of a photo to leave out of the

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Roadside Assistance Towing

Roadside assistance at Tow Truck NYC is essential for people who are not familiar with driving but often find themselves stranded. With memberships available through various providers, a roadside assistance

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The Future of Airline Travel: The SlingPlane 5001-200NWN

There are too many stories out there that promise new kinds of airplanes, amenities, and airports. We are not going to lie… when we see these stories, we get pumped.

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80 Years Ago Today: The Japanese Secret Weapons Used at Pearl Harbor

The HA-19 miniature submarine used on the attempted attack of Pearl Harbor after being towed to the beach by the U.S. Navy. (Photo: U.S. Navy Archive) ” data-medium-file=”https://i1.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/PearlHarbor_30.jpg?fit=460%2C286&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i1.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/PearlHarbor_30.jpg?fit=706%2C439&ssl=1″ />

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Routine Inspections Discover Cracks On Almost All The Canadian CH-148 Cyclone Fleet

File photo of a Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone helicopter. (Photo: Sikorsky/ Lockheed Martin) ” data-medium-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Canadian_CH-148_Cyclone_cracks_1.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Canadian_CH-148_Cyclone_cracks_1.jpg?fit=706%2C394&ssl=1″ /> The RCAF highlighted the importance of the Airworthiness Program that led to the of

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I am Glad I Waited to be Vaccinated Before Flying

A Southwest Air 737-700 seen at BDL – Photo: JL Johnson A few weeks ago I posted about how I was ready to fly. This is a follow-up to that

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We flew Alaska Airlines’ 737 MAX inaugural revenue service – here’s our newsy review

N913AK on its takeoff roll from SEA on its inaugural revenue flight for Alaska Airlines on March 1, 2021 – Photo: Jeremy Dwyer Lindgren On March 1 at 6:30 a.m.,

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UAE Signs Historic Deal With France For 80 Rafale Fighter Jets

Two Qatari Rafale fighter jets in flight before their delivery. (Photo: Dassault Aviation – A. Pecchi) ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Rafale_UAE_deal_1.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Rafale_UAE_deal_1.jpg?fit=706%2C394&ssl=1″ /> The deal, which also includes Rafale’s weapons and 12 Caracal

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F-35 Selected By The Finnish Defense Forces To Replace F/A-18 Hornets According To Local Media

A USAF F-35A (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christine Groening) ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/F-35-for-Finland.jpg?fit=460%2C257&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/F-35-for-Finland.jpg?fit=706%2C394&ssl=1″ /> According to a report in a Finnish tabloid, the Finnish Defense Forces picked Lockheed

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First to Fly – El Al and the Dawn of Commercial Twin-Engine Oceanic Flights

An El Al 767 at Zurich airport – Photo: Aero Icarus | Wikimedia Commons Ask any self-respecting airline geek which airline was the first to introduce commercial trans-Atlantic twin-engine services,

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