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How Often Do Airplanes Hit Deer?

Stats behind wildlife strikes may surprise you When we think about birds hitting airplanes or getting sucked into the engines and forcing planes to land or even crash, many of us are reminded of the unlikely story of US Airways Flight 1549 on January 15,...

Piper Aircraft Appoints New Vice President

Piper Aircraft hires industry veteran as new VP of International and Direct Sales Industry veteran, Drew McEwen, has been appointed as Piper Aircraft’s new Vice President of International and Direct Sales. In this new position he will lead the company’s global and factory direct sales efforts for the fleet, trainer, and...

Cessna Aircraft Adds Training Schools

Cessna aircraft has always been synonymous with flight training and for good reason, as this small, piston powered aircraft is ideal for students learning how to pilot a plane due to it’s forgiving flight characteristics and slow landing speed. The fact that Cessna...

What High Levels of Jet Pollution Could Mean

Recently the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a determination under the Clean Air Act, stating that the greenhouse gas emissions from some types of aircrafts are contributing to overall levels of pollution and potentially harming the environment. The environmental recommendations went on to suggest that in addition to the improvement...

Why do Planes have Ashtrays?

If smoking on planes is illegal, why are they still equipped with ashtrays? While most of us know that smoking on planes is illegal, many of us aren't exactly sure why aircrafts still have ashtrays, but did you actually know that there is a reason...

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