Airline PilotsIndividuals trained to operate commercial aircraft
I live in a suburb of Washington, D.C., and heavy rush hour traffic is a common source of complaint around here. Downtown office workers often have drives that are routinely in excess of an hour and sometimes far longer.A long commute is a fact of life for a large percentage of airline pilots and f...
November 24, 2010 | By Steve Satre
I'm writing this longhand as we fly back from Frankfurt, Germany. We're over the North Atlantic, a few hours from landing in New York. Out here there are no controllers to talk to, and not much to do except monitor the instruments and make the occasional position report.It's been a routine trip. Go...
November 19, 2010 | By Steve Satre
...on the Missing Persons File
September 2010 | By The Editors
Chesley Sullenberger talks about That Day, his advice for young pilots, and hitting the ditch button (or not).
February 18, 2009 | By Linda Shiner
It took a Supreme Court decision, but in 1963 Marlon Green finally broke into the majors.
March 2007 | By Tony Reichhardt
If spins can kill, why aren't pilots trained to handle them?
November 2003 | By Joseph Bourque
Better technology is helping airline pilots keep a safe distance from terrain.
September 2003 | By Damond Benningfield
An accident blamed on the catch-all "pilot error" could have a single preventable cause.
July 2002 | By Stephan Wilkinson
Aerospace celebrities talk about the flights that changed their lives.
July 2002 | By Phil Scott
What 9/11 looked like from one airliner’s cockpit.
January 2002 | By Anonymous
Once swallowed whole by TWA, local Missouri favorite Ozark Air Lines flies again.
January 2001 | By Nan Chase