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QANTAS A380: Black Swan Event Part III

    QANTAS A380: Black Swan Event Part III

Published in September 2015 issue By Eric Auxier You certainly can’t argue with success, but is there anything you’d like to say to your critics? Many pilots have been critical

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20 Years Later After ValuJet 592, Could it Happen Again?

    20 Years Later After ValuJet 592, Could it Happen Again?

MIAMI — Many improvements in aviation safety have come off the backs of airline accidents, and lessons from the ValuJet 592 tragedy are no exception. On May 11, 1996, Flight 592’s

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Robot is My Co-Pilot: What could go wrong?—click! Go Wrong?

Published in July 2016 issue Recently, the families of the victims of last year’s Germanwings 9525 crash received the devastating news that the suicidal coPilot could have been stopped—if only

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There I Wuz! Pilots of the Caribbean

    There I Wuz! Pilots of the Caribbean

Published in January 2016 issue This piece is dedicated to the memory of Virgin Islands Seaplane Shuttle Director of Operations, Captain John Stuart-Jervis. A former Royal Navy Pilot, Captain Stuart-Jervis

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An interview with Fo Steve Stackelhouse

Published in February 2016 issue The American Airlines First Officer who saved the day Dedicated To The Memory Of Our

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“Pull down!” — Harsh lessons from the Airasia 8501 accident

Published in April 2016 issue Eric Auxier & Bill Palmer Aircraft accident investigations serve an important purpose: to learn what

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AA550: Interview With First Officer Steve Stackelhouse

    AA550: Interview With First Officer Steve Stackelhouse

MIAMI — It was expected to be a routine flight. A red-eye transcon, commanded by veteran American Airlines Captain Mike Johnston and assisted

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What Price Success? An Interview with First Officer Woody

    What Price Success?  An Interview with First Officer Woody

MIAMI — Woody is a pilot for a major U.S. airline. He has made it to that lofty position that many

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The Allegiant Turkey

    The Allegiant Turkey

MIAMI — The job of Pilot-in-Command of an airliner is not an easy one. Sound decisions must be made, in real

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The Airline Pilot’s Kryptonite

    The Airline Pilot’s Kryptonite

MIAMI— Second only to firefighter, airline pilot consistently ranks as the top most-respected profession in the world. The stereotype of

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