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The Dunker: Critical Aviation Lifesaving Training | U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The Dunker: Critical Aviation Lifesaving Training | U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

The Dunker: Critical Aviation Lifesaving Training | U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service flies in small planes over land and often over water for work. Recently, Director Martha Williams took the Water Ditching and Survival (aka “dunker”) training at Chinquapin Park Recreation Center and Aquatics Facility in Alexandria, Virginia, with Noah Matson, Deputy Assistant Director, Migratory Bird Program, and A. Eric Alvarez, Deputy Chief, National Wildlife Refuge System. Nate Olson, Regional Aviation Manager and pilot biologist, from the Anchorage, Alaska, office led the training.

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We No Longer Accept Cash Stored in Underwear, and 7 Other GTA 6 Easter Eggs You Missed

We No Longer Accept Cash Stored in Underwear, and 7 Other GTA 6 Easter Eggs You Missed
How many did you see?

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Small plane makes emergency landing in Paris suburbs

Small plane makes emergency landing in Paris suburbs
French media said the aircraft landed near a populated area in the town of Villejuif.

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DIY Tow Bar Upgrades

DIY Tow Bar Upgrades
The Piper tow bar snaps into two holes on the front of the strut, and then when the spring is released, the tow bar is locked in place. The problem is that the tow bars, if released, can dig into the fiberglass of the nose wheel fairing, leaving significant scars. So, what is a pilot to do?

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Geparkt und vergessen: Rätsel um Airbus am Flughafen Düsseldorf

Seit fast zwei Jahren steht ein Flugzeug mit Condor-Lackierung am Flughafen Düsseldorf. Denn der Besitzer holt es nicht ab – und das kostet.

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YouTuber who staged California plane crash gets 6 months in prison for obstructing investigation

YouTuber who staged California plane crash gets 6 months in prison for obstructing investigation
An influencer who staged a California plane crash to make a YouTube video of himself parachuting to safety was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for obstructing the investigation by …

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INQToday: Marcos tests positive for COVID-19; Missing light plane found in San Mariano, Isabela | Inquirer News

INQToday: Marcos tests positive for COVID-19; Missing light plane found in San Mariano, Isabela | Inquirer News
President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19, the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

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Missing plane in Isabela spotted in Sierra Madre forest

Missing plane in Isabela spotted in Sierra Madre forest
CAUAYAN CITY: Local authorities have spotted from the air the missing Piper Cherokee RP-C1234 plane within the area of Barangay Casala, San Mariano town in Isabela province on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.

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US Navy plane damaged coral in Hawaii bay after it overshot runway, official says

US Navy plane damaged coral in Hawaii bay after it overshot runway, official says
A Hawaii official says landing gear from a U.S. Navy jet pulverized coral when it landed in a bay after overshooting a military runway.

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Small plane makes emergency landing in Paris suburbs

Small plane makes emergency landing in Paris suburbs
French media said the aircraft landed near a populated area in the town of Villejuif.

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Off-Duty Crew Member Takes Control of Plane After Pilot Was Incapacitated

After an “uncontrollable nosebleed” left a pilot “temporarily unable” to continue a flight last month, another off-duty pilot on board the Air Transat flight was able to take over for them.

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Helicopter makes emergency landing at Staten Island’s Miller Field, authorities say

Helicopter makes emergency landing at Staten Island’s Miller Field, authorities say
The helicopter landed after experiencing technical difficulties.

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey takes part in groundbreaking in Cullman County

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey takes part in groundbreaking in Cullman County
Governor Kay Ivey was in Cullman County on Monday. Ivey participated in a groundbreaking for the expansion of Cullman Electric Cooperative’s Sprout Fiber Internet.

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WATCH: Country Stars Confess: How Prepared Are You for Doomsday?

WATCH: Country Stars Confess: How Prepared Are You for Doomsday?
You’re most likely a Luke Bryan, although you could be a Luke Combs when it comes to doomsday preparation.

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12 of the Weirdest X-Plane Designs

12 of the Weirdest X-Plane Designs
X-planes are a class of experimental aircraft designed to test and demonstrate new innovations in flight—some were created for NASA, others for DARPA or the U.S. military. The first X-plane, X-1, was flown by Chuck Yeager in the 1940s and was the first craft to fly faster than the speed of sound. Over the decades, these aircraft have pushed the boundaries of what humans can do in the air. Here are some of the more bizarre products of our taxpayer dollars, ones that confound our typical understan

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Evansville Wartime Museum hosts new Plane, Trains & Santa Claus event

Evansville Wartime Museum hosts new Plane, Trains & Santa Claus event
HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – This Saturday, Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive in Evansville by plane from the north pole. The Evansville Wartime Museum were able to convince them to stop by for its…

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Prosecutors say man who crashed plane as videotaped stunt in Santa Barbara County headed to prison

Prosecutors say man who crashed plane as videotaped stunt in Santa Barbara County headed to prison
Investigators say Lompoc man claimed plane was in trouble, and bailed out leading to crash. They say he then destroyed the wreckage to block an investigation.

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Bodies found in wreck of US military aircraft near Japan

Bodies found in wreck of US military aircraft near Japan
US and Japanese teams are still working to recover the bodies from the wreckage of the CV-22 Osprey.

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Exonerated: Freeing the wrongly accused from prison

Exonerated: Freeing the wrongly accused from prison
When artist Richard Phillips carefully hangs watercolor paintings in his home, he becomes mentally transported into the nature scenes that appear on his canvas.

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‘Intrusive woman filmed me for her vlog on a plane – it’s so inappropriate’

‘Intrusive woman filmed me for her vlog on a plane – it’s so inappropriate’
A man was left baffled when he sat next to someone on a plane who filmed him, even videoing as he slept – and she told him he was a ‘bad ambassador’ for the country they were flying to

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From Planes And Trains To World Order Change – OpEd

From Planes And Trains To World Order Change – OpEd
In 2020, I wrote an impressionistic article, “Could Everyday Micro Malfunctions Be Signs of a Coming Macro Breakdown?” It was inspired by the brilliant sociologist C. Wright Mill’s concept of the s…

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