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. Three Martin M-130 Martin Ocean Transport flying boats were designed and built by the Glenn L. Martin Company in Baltimore, Maryland, for Pan American Airways in 1935.  Although each clipper that joined the Pan American fleet to serve on their...
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Any pilot knows the importance of following a proper flow, and making sure that each item on a checklist is properly attended to. Unfortunately as professional as a pilot wishes to be, we are all vulnerable to one basic and...
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One fine hot summers afternoon there was a Cessna 150 flying in the pattern at a quiet country airfield. The Instructor was getting quite bothered with the student's inability to maintain altitude in the thermals and was getting impatient at...
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On 27 June 1976, Air France Flight 139, an Airbus A300 (Airbus A300B4-203), registration F-BVGG (c/n 019), originated from Tel Aviv, Israel, carrying 246 passengers and a crew of 12. 58 passengers waited to board at the Athens airport, including...
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