Living in the technology age means always looking forward to what innovations are going to make our lives better. Our space, of course, is aviation, and flight training so let’s take a look at what is on the horizon for aviation technology this year. Robots Remember when robots were all the rage? It seems like…

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the busiest Thanksgiving ever

Will you be flying on the busiest Thanksgiving ever? It’s never a quiet time for airlines, but this year, the nation’s airports are anticipating their busiest Thanksgiving ever. Expected passenger numbers in the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving 2018 are expected to hit a record 30.6 million! That’s more than the entire population of Texas! This…

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hypersonic jet

Boeing’s Mach 5 hypersonic jet Boeing’s latest plans for a super-fast hypersonic jet could see passengers flying from New York to London in just two hours! But how long might we be waiting for the speediest way to fly? Boeing announced its plans this year for the hypersonic jet – a futuristic airplane which could…

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the world's longest non-stop flight

The world’s longest non-stop flight took to the air this week Did you know the world’s longest non-stop flight took to the skies this week? Departing from Singapore on Thursday 11 October, and landing at Newark on Friday 12 October, the mammoth 16,700km trip made headlines around the world. The Singapore Airlines flight is, in…

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What the FAA Reauthorization Act means

Wondering what the FAA Reauthorization Act means for airlines? If you’re wondering what the FAA Reauthorization Act means for airlines, passengers and air travel in general, we’ve got the lowdown on this new legislation, signed off by President Trump on Friday. One of the key roles of the bill is to extend the authority of…

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