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Pricing Regulation Troubles

A new regulation passed by the Federal Aviation Administration forces all airlines to be more upfront about what a ticket will actually cost. People that fly regularly are used to the ticket buying process of looking through prices, picking [...]

Boeing Plant in Wichita Closing

Boeing announced on January 4th that their defense plant in Wichita, Kansas will close by the end of 2013. The move came in preparation for a tightened defense budget. President Obama and Congress have decided to cut defense spending in response [...]

Free to Fly

In 2006, Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X had a complete makeover, and now, Microsoft Flight is ready to revolutionise the market once again. This PC-only game will allow players to free roam around Hawaii in an airplane dubbed the ICON A5. [...]

Slimming Seattle’s Airspace

In the most recent update of the National Airspace System, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has substantially reduced the size of the heavily-regulated Class Bravo Airspace that radiated 30 nautical miles surrounding Sea-Tac Airport. Class [...]

Quantum Levitation

At Tel Aviv University in Israel, researchers have created a superconductor that levitates a puck, due to the phenomenon known as quantum levitation. This discovery has broad implications that may revolutionize the transportation industry within [...]

Jet Pack Market Gains Interest

Jet packs have been dreamed of since before the birth of flight, and up until now have been completely impractical. With the revolutionary flight of the Martin Jet pack, the idea of personal jet pack flight is becoming a reality. “This successful [...]

Launching Curiosity

The newest Mars rover, dubbed “Curiosity,” was launched on November 25th atop a massive Atlas V rocket. The Mars Science Laboratory mission aims to land this vehicle on the surface of Mars—over 62 million miles away.  The trip is expected [...]

Falling Up

Want the thrill of skydiving without the jump? Here’s the chance! You may have noticed in the past few months driving on I-405 the large red and black building protruding from the Tukwila landscape.  In highly visible, white, inviting letters [...]

Grant Promotes Aerospace Job Training

Air Washington is a group of community and technical colleges whose aim is to help in aerospace job training programs. The consortium itself consists of fourteen colleges, two aerospace companies, and an apprenticeship firm. One of the consortium’s [...]
An Alaska Airlines 737 at Boeing Field

Taking it to the MAX

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers is scheduled to vote December 7th that will create a four year contract for Boeing workers.  The new contract will include an “annual pay raise of 2 percent and cost-of-living [...]
Optimus Prime making a NASA spin-off video of his own.

NASA’s Transformative Video Contest

Students must pick which technology they wish to make a video about through NASA’s annual Spinoff publication which focuses on the successes of the previous year. Students have the opportunity this year to make videos about everything from [...]
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