Airways Magazine

October 2017

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This month’s Airways Feature is dedicated to the stunning, four-engined, 48-year-old Douglas DC-8 that NASA has transformed into a flying laboratory. The unique characteristics and equipment installed on this aircraft can be appreciated on this shot.


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AIRWAYS FEATURE


XX NASA Douglas DC-8

CHRIS SLOAN had the opportunity to ride with the crew of the NASA DC-8 airborne laboratory, in one of the missions of the Convective Processes Experiment (CPEX).


AIRWAYS TRAVELER


XX Double Swiss, One CSeries

LUIGI VALLERO flies on SWISS from Olbia to London via Geneva, taking a look at its improved European Economy Class product and at the airline’s new Bombardier CSeries.


AIRPORT REVIEW


XX Dane County Regional

CHRIS LEE explores the history of Dane County Regional Airport, and how its strategic location offers a fitting gateway to Wisconsin’s capital region.


ENTHUSIAST CORNER


XX The Pan Am Experience

Enter the veritable time machine with CHRIS SLOAN: a one-of-a-kind, nostalgic tribute flight to nowhere that recreates the apex of the legendary Pan Am aboard a reconstructed 747 cabin. It never leaves the ground.


AIRWAYS SPECIAL


XX Pan Am Flight 50

Pan American World Airways has celebrated its 50th Anniversary. BRIAN BAUM recalls how the airline, and a Boeing 747SP, flew round the world over both the North and South Poles, setting several aviation records.


THE AIRCHIVE


XX Apache Airlines

DAVID H. STRINGER flies back in time to recall the story of Apache Airlines, and how this airline satisfied a need that was not being covered in Arizona by the carriers that were serving the state.


LEFT-SEAT CHRONICLES


XX A Work in Progress (Part Two)

While overflying India, ALAN CARTER muses on the global destinations he has known that are marked by cultural divisions, and how these have impacted airline operations.


photonewsAIRWAYS PHOTO NEWS:
A colorfully illustrated highlight of the major news developments from North America and around the world, including new fleet changes, airlines, and paint schemes.

mailbagMAILBAG:
Our global forum for our readers’ opinions, feedback, and contributions.

d&aShotDEPARTING SHOT & ARRIVING SHOT

 


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