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From Takeoff to Landing – Part 2

What you see, hear, and feel on a typical airline flight – Continued Part II – Cruise and Descent Phase: Cruise Pilot Activity: At this point, the aircraft is probably flying on autopilot. The autopilot can maintain altitude, speed, and … Continue reading

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From Takeoff to Landing – Part 1

What you see, hear, and feel on a typical airline flight It has been several years, but recently I had business that required a flight from Tennessee to Philadelphia. I used to travel a good bit before I retired. It … Continue reading

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