Why Get Upset?!

This is an article written by Acrojet for Contrails Magazine, reproduced here for your reading pleasure! Enjoy!

Why Get Upset?

Unusual attitude training. Upset training. UPRT. What’s the big deal? It’s a fair question. But the better question is: why should you care? The answer is easy: because there’s a good chance it will make […]

Automation Nation

Automation is supposed to make routine tasks safer and easier and minimize the opportunity for errors, and for the most part it does. But there are unintended consequences of eliminating the majority of opportunity for error. In the aviation world, adhering to major airline Standard Operating Procedures, or SOP’s, which dictate engaging the autopilot […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Boeing to test non-stick paint to keep jets from icing

Ice-phobic paint, projection lighting that shows gate information or video images of a destination on the walls inside a jet and hybrid electric propulsion are just a few of Boeing’s long-term projects. Read the full article here. (www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/us-business/boeing-to-test-non-stick-paint-to-keep-jets-from-icing/article30799255)







By |July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

‘Wiped Out’: Air Force losing pilots and planes to cuts, scrounging for spare parts | Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: It was just a few years ago, in March 2011, when a pair of U.S.

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Back in the day it was called "doing more with less", but it leads to the same end result: bad morale, reduction in readiness and a mass exodus from military that's already cut to the bone. 

By |May 20th, 2016|Scoop.it|

Best Aviation Week Covers Of All Time!

We reveal what you deem the top five Aviation Week covers of all time in defense, space, commercial aviation and business aviation, plus our editors' favorites.

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Best historic AvWeek covers ever. Cool!

By |May 20th, 2016|Scoop.it|