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Pilots keep getting arrested for drinking before flying

Pilots keep getting arrested for drinking before flying Drinking while flying 141 passengers in an airplane?Two pilots, aged 45 and 35, were arrested on Saturday for suspected intoxication before a flight from Glasgow, Scotland, to Newark, New Jersey.

The FAA has yet to confirm any drone-airplane collisions, despite more sightings

The FAA has yet to confirm any drone-airplane collisions, despite more sightings The report, released on Thursday, details possible drone sightings from February through September 2016.The FAA identified 1,274 potential sightings, while the same time frame the previous year only produced 874 reports.

The badass bomber jackets of WWII airmen

The badass bomber jackets of WWII airmen The Type A-2 leather flight jacket — commonly called the “bomber jacket” — was standardized in 1931 as the jacket issued to U.Army Air Forces officers upon completion of basic flight training.

This documentary inspires pilots to 'fly like a girl'

This documentary inspires pilots to 'fly like a girl' Katie McEntire Wiatt has a simple mission: Fill the skies with women.The teacher-turned-filmmaker is producing a documentary to inspire girls and young women to join aviation — a field that, like many science and technology careers, employs mostly men.