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Changes in parking lot frustrate RAHS students

With construction on the Museum of Flight’s Aviation Pavilion coming to a close, more parking spaces have opened up for RAHS students. The parking increase is long anticipated and many students are eager to park closer to school. Junior [...]

C-17 Globemaster hacked

Stealing classified or sensitive information about military hardware is becoming a more common occurrence, but  hacking has rarely spread to international corporations. A year ago, Chinese national Su Bin orchestrated the theft and sale of [...]

Squaring up history: the journey of a Boeing Superfortress

  In the days of WWII, technology meant triumph. In 1944, the aircraft that would help end the war took flight: the Boeing B-29. On Wed. 6 April, the B-29 owned by the Museum Of Flight named T-Square 54 was finally uncovered for the last [...]

NASA unveils first team of 50/50 astronauts

Though the prospective Mars mission is at least 15 years away, NASA has trained a team of astronauts as candidates for the trip–half of whom are women. Astronauts Nicole Aunapu Mann, Anne McClain, Jessica Meir, and Christina Hammock Koch [...]

SpaceX lands Falcon 9 lower stage

  In a major milestone in commercial spaceflight On 21 Dec., SpaceX used their Falcon 9 heavy-lifter rocket to carry a payload to orbit and land its lower stage to be be used again. SpaceX has suffered a number of failed attempts to land [...]

The sky IS the limit

By Zak Sleeth Phoenix Flyer Reporter New laws regarding drones educate pilots and ensures the safety of the public airspace by requiring registration and establishing stricter flight boundaries around airports, public spaces, buildings, and [...]

KC-46A tanker will transcend expected noise levels

Boeing was approved to build two new KC-46A tanker military aircraft, acting as a replacement for the 767-2Cs. King County International Airport, across the street from RAHS, is hosting the Boeing testing of a KC-46A tanker military aircraft. [...]

Hey, I’m taxiing here!

On a routine flight, an Alaska Airlines 737 made its way to Seattle, but rather than landing on the runway as usual, the jet landed on a taxiway! The plane, which was headed to Seattle from Chicago was cleared to land by Air Traffic Control [...]

F-35 flies into service

From Wikimedia Commons.   The JSF’s recent introduction into service has brought much controversy, with many stating that it lacks the capabilities to replace its predecessors. But it is starting to make an appearance in the United States [...]

New USAF stealth bomber ushers in the next generation

The United States Air Force (USAF) has recently signed a contract to Northrop Grumman to design and build America’s next strategic bomber, the stealth LRS-B. A recent press release sent out by the USAF on 27 Oct. 2015 announced the new [...]

FAA challenges new building headed for Seattle

Crescent Heights Inspirational Living has proposed a new building to be built on the West side of Fourth Avenue in downtown Seattle. The height of this skyscraper would make it the tallest on the West Coast. The height earned the attention [...]