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Open cockpit visit to a B-29 Superfortress

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress will forever have a place in modern history--it was the B-29 that dropped the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The four-engine, propeller-driven heavy bomber was flown primarily during World War II and the Korean War. The military retired the planes in the 1960s. The...

4 years 4 months ago

FAA wants airlines to limit cockpit distractions

The Federal Aviation Administration wants airlines to create and enforce policies that will limit cockpit distractions. The guidance announced Monday comes after an October 2009 incident in which two Northwest Airlines pilots overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles because they say they were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling...

4 years 11 months ago

Sullenberger will return to the cockpit

The pilot who guided a US Airways flight into New York's Hudson River will return to flying regular flights along with new duties as a management pilot. The airline says Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will be part of its flight operations safety management team. US Airways said it was still...

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