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    Wingsuit jumpers do it in reverse

    Always heard the question "Why would anyone jump out of a perfectly good airplane." Now I guess one could ask why would anyone jump into a perfectly good airplane? https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=YL9sNrOlK-I
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    The Stratolaunch Emerges

    Not exactly a home built but definitely experimental. Six turbines, 500,000 pounds, 230 foot long with 28 tires. Well, if it doesn't pan out on the business model end of things, Paul will still have plenty of money. Scaled Composites has developed and built some really neat stuff. Burt's...
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    Cortana on windows 10?

    I'm with you on this one. I'm probably paranoid but I shut down a whole slew of services when I boot a Windows machine. Not to mention freeing up a lot of CPU. Have been using a VPN for years with the business and now use one for the personal side as well. Nothings perfect but I think it's a...
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    Cortana on windows 10?

    Yeah. Here's a link. http://www.windowscentral.com/how-turn-cortana-and-stop-personal-data-gathering-windows-10 10 works a good bit better when you stop the no notice, no choice automatic updates. Set your connection as metered and that nonsense will stop as well. You can update when you want...
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    Morale is sinking, pilots for Amazon cargo say..

    http://www.seattletimes.com/business...say-in-survey/ "The pilots who work for an air-cargo contractor scheduled to become a big part of Amazon.com's budding air force are chafing under what they say are lackluster compensation packages, attrition and a looming pilot shortage and they...
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    Student Solo at YIP and FAA man shows up

    1979 GSO Piper Tomahawk. Knew about the wingtip stuff. Drilled into me by my ex AF IP or more correctly, CFI. Landed 05, dropped him off and he too stood in the grass. Took off for three touch and goes. First pattern, turned final with a DC-10 rolling. An image forever in my mind, I could...
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    Envoy Wants RW pilots

    Direct RW. A FW transition was the brass ring for us attack types. No TA-50! Runways with buildings all around. Porcelain! But I do miss the Hawk.....
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    Pilot error once again bites Delta

    True that. It didn't help the runway condition report they received wasn't current, but be that as it may, the left seat gets the glory or gets the blame. Seems like if all 14 of the previous landings had a crew using excess thrust with the t/rs, then it might be a sign that's how crews were...
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    Pilot error once again bites Delta

    More detail in this article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...low-procedures "By adding too much engine power for what is known as "reverse thrust" to help with braking, the crew caused the plane to skid to the left, the National Transportation Safety Board ruled. While other planes...
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    Virgin America Buyout ?

    Alaska Air reportedly nears deal for Virgin America http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/alaska-air-reportedly-nears-deal-for-virgin-america/ Alaska Air Group is close to buying Virgin America , the carrier backed by billionaire Richard Branson, in a deal that may be agreed...
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    United Pilot Arrested For Running Huge Brothel Ring

    Well, that explains the new uniforms...... https://kimmullican.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/20855.jpg Except for the necklace. I think that's just new contract stuff.
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    Amazon Air Cargo

    You know what they say; If it floats, flies or........... rent it!
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    Amazon Air Cargo

    Yeah, outsourced as it were. Will be interesting if the "in house" guys can do a better job at on time than UPS, FedEx and the rest. Looks like the results from 5 were promising. They still have to get the product from the plane to the final destination. No idea if Amazon already has...
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    Amazon Air Cargo

    The move to 20 is official http://www.seattletimes.com/business...cargo-network/ "It's official. Giant retailer Amazon now has its own air cargo delivery operation. After running a secretive trial since last summer leasing five Boeing 767s from freight carrier Air Transport Services Group...
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    Original Boeing 727 prepares for final takeoff

    Final Flight Completed http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/vintage-727-makes-one-final-flight/
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    Original Boeing 727 prepares for final takeoff

    http://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/original-boeing-727-prepares-for-its-final-takeoff/ Delivered to United in 1964, in service until 1991 when it was donated to the Museum of Flight, and residing at Paine Field for 25 years. Now restored and prepared for a final flight to...
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    Happy Birthday to Barry Goldwater

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDTBnsqxZ3k "We must either love each other, or we must die." Peace Out Brothers....
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    Delta lands on taxiway at SEA

    Guess the environment is confusing enough to warrant a caution on the airport diagram; https://skyvector.com/files/tpp/1513/pdf/00582AD.PDF Perhaps the warning was inserted after this incident.
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    Amazon Air Cargo

    I agree. And he might want to be careful about how deep he ventures into the world of unions. The dweebs in Downton Seattle might get a whiff.....
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    Amazon Air Cargo

    Then again, Bezos is all about the automation thing....
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