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Continuing Evolvement of the 737…

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Last December, the airline I fly for placed a rather LARGE order for Boeing’s newest iteration of their venerable and seemingly timeless 737, the 737 MAX. In fact, we will be the new aircraft’s launch customer, with deliveries starting in 2017 or sooner. The 737 MAX is Boeing’s answer to airline’s demands for a more […]

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Tags: Airliners · Aviation

Waterfowl and Weather Radar…

January 14th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Here’s one for Mythbusters! As we waited by runway 16L in Sacramento, CA yesterday morning, we were informed by the tower controller that there was a large flock of migratory waterfowl approaching the airport from the East. It appeared to him that they were traveling west-southwest and would cross over the departure end of the […]

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Tags: Aviation Safety