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Temperature, Temperature, Temperature

I’ve had wonderful luck with piston aircraft engines throughout my nearly 50 years as an aircraft owner. All the engines on my airplanes have made TBO with minimal maintenance along the way, and in recent years they’ve gone far, far beyond TBO. For decades, I was convinced that the secret of my success was the fact that ...
Career flying

Nearly equal pay for nearly equal work

There has been some welcome news in the industry regarding compensation for pilots. At the majors, the pilots of Southwest announced a new tentative agreement with industry leading pay rates. Prior to that, United’s pilots did the same thing. Delta is still in negotiations, as is JetBlue, which is in a position to reap substantial ...
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