Singapore's Changi Airport is the Best in the World
Aviation Oil Outlet on Apr 16th 2018

Having a layover at Singapore's Changi Airport is not just a connection to your final destination-it…
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The Airplane that Fights Jet Lag for You
Aviation Oil Outlet on Mar 21st 2018

Jet lag is problematic. You travel on an airplane for an extended amount of time and a feeling of fa…
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NBAA Top Safety Focus Areas for 2018
Aviation Oil Outlet on Mar 14th 2018

National Business Aviation AssociationThe National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is an organi…
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U.S. Navy Fighter Fleet Upgrades
Aviation Oil Outlet on Feb 28th 2018

Within the last year, the United States Navy heavily focused on improving the strike fighters in the…
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2017: The Safest Year for Commercial Air Travel
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jan 29th 2018

According to the Aviation Safety Network, 2017 was the safest year ever for commercial aviation. Air…
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REAL ID Act: Some States Given Extensions for Compliance
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jan 22nd 2018

Have you forgotten about the "Real ID" Act of 2004? Well, the Federal Government hasn't and a hard d…
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Flying Eye Hospital Prevents Blindness Worldwide
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jan 3rd 2018

In the late 1960s, ophthalmologist Dr. David Patan returned to the United States after spending time…
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Are Drones a Threat to Aircraft?
Aviation Oil Outlet on Dec 11th 2017

While pilots typically love the freedom afforded by flying in the open skies, that wide, open space …
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A Method to the Madness: Airplane Boarding Procedures
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 4th 2017

Waiting to board your plane can be frustrating, especially when airlines use different boarding proc…
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Boeing to Test Turbulence-Detecting Lasers on Commercial Flights
Aviation Oil Outlet on Sep 25th 2017

Boeing equipped its long-range 777 with a laser to discover turbulence before coming in contact with…
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How to Get Ready to Put Your Pet on an Airplane
Aviation Oil Outlet on Sep 20th 2017

Sometimes, it's unavoidable to avoid bringing your pet along for your travels. Maybe you're moving a…
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NASA's Quest to Cut Down on Flight Time
Aviation Oil Outlet on Aug 16th 2017

Traveling by air does wonders. It transforms long, grueling drives into manageable flights and allow…
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The Air Show Finally Returned to Northeastern Pennsylvania
Aviation Oil Outlet on Aug 14th 2017

After nearly two decades, acrobatic performances once again graced the skies of Northeastern Pennsyl…
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Here's What You Need to Know About Project: Time Off
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jul 12th 2017

Jumping on a plane to use up some of those vacation days is, in my opinion, always a good idea. Howe…
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How Satellites Make for Safer Flights
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jul 5th 2017

In between Iceland, Scotland, and Norway lies the Faroe Islands' Vágar Airport-an airport compl…
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International Paris Air Show
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jun 21st 2017

The International Paris Air Show began on June 19 and will continue until June 26. The International…
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Are Pilotless Planes in Our Future?
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jun 12th 2017

Utopia: a place of ideal perfection. Tall, bright buildings between smooth highways surrounded by gr…
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This Airport Terminal is Going to the Dogs
Aviation Oil Outlet on Apr 17th 2017

...and the horses and the cats.Traveling with pets can be ruff. And incredibly stressful (to both th…
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Biofuels Confirmed to Reduce Jet Engine Pollution
Aviation Oil Outlet on Mar 29th 2017

Are greener skies on the horizon for travelers? Looks like it! NASA recently confirmed jet e…
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NASA and FAA Utilize Dummies to Test Aircraft Safety
Aviation Oil Outlet on Mar 27th 2017

Remember when in 1984 NASA and the FAA got together and intentionally crashed a B-720 aircraft&…
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What is TSA PreCheck?
Aviation Oil Outlet on Mar 22nd 2017

Let's face it: no one likes going to the airport and dealing with security.  Sure, we underst…
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How Animals Influenced Drone Design
Aviation Oil Outlet on Feb 27th 2017

Nature has always been fascinating to us. The way it changes from one year to the next and season-to…
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Boeing 747s Soon to Retire from the Sky
Aviation Oil Outlet on Feb 23rd 2017

Both Delta and United Airlines have announced that they will be retiring their fleet of Boeing 747 j…
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The world's first corn-fueled air fleet: Alaska Airlines
Aviation Oil Outlet on Nov 16th 2016

Earlier this year, Alaska Airlines operated the first successful commercial flights using a blend of…
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Bob Hoover, Infamous "pilot's pilot" Dies at 94
Aviation Oil Outlet on Oct 26th 2016

Bob Hoover is among the elite of the aviation world. Although this American icon of heroism and…
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Elon Musk plans to take us where no man has gone before
Aviation Oil Outlet on Sep 21st 2016

Turns out MCT can go well beyond Mars, so will need a new name… — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) Septem…
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ICAO's Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation
Aviation Oil Outlet on Sep 20th 2016

In 2013, ICAO was mandated to present a proposal for a global market-based measure to manage aviatio…
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The mesmerizing flight patterns of maple seeds have inspired a drone prototype
Aviation Oil Outlet on Sep 6th 2016

When we were kids, everything was fun. What happened? Enjoying the simple things is a luxury no…
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Elon Musk's next invention is an VTOL supersonic jet!
Aviation Oil Outlet on Aug 15th 2016

Elon Musk is no stranger to The Flight Blog. However, amid all of the commotion regarding hi…
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2016 Farnborough International Airshow Launches
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jul 11th 2016

If you're into aviation, there's no better place to go this week than the Farnborough Airshow--that …
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New Aviation Pavilion Opens at Museum of Flight
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jun 28th 2016

New Exhibit Takes FlightThe Museum of Flight is kind of a big deal--in fact, it's the largest non-pr…
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Solar Powered Plane Completes US Crossing
Aviation Oil Outlet on Jun 13th 2016

Solar Powered! In a bid for what is planned to be the first round-the-world solar flight, Swiss ad…
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Lockheed Martin Plans to Build a Mars-Orbiting Science Laboratory
Aviation Oil Outlet on May 24th 2016

Mars, take heed (Lockheed, that is) Lockheed Martin is a leading name in aircraft manufacturing, p…
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The Air Force Wants Aircraft With Lasers
Aviation Oil Outlet on May 9th 2016

A Sophisticated Heat BeamWhile the notion of lasers and particle beam weapons would have once been l…
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The Race to the Red Planet: Elon Musk may fly us to Mars and beyond
Aviation Oil Outlet on Apr 29th 2016

With the exotic name, the brilliant mind, the outlandish job title, and the handsome face, Tesla and…
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A commercial success: United Airlines celebrates its 90th birthday
Aviation Oil Outlet on Apr 6th 2016

90 years for United Airlines hardly seems like a long time. For thousands of years, humans have al…
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A Brief Study of Jet Lag
Aviation Oil Outlet on Mar 23rd 2016

Spend a thousand years doing the same thing every day, and you might call it more than a habit. M…
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