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Air-Minded: Flying Chainsaws

McCulloch: it’s not the first name to spring to mind when you think of aviation, but it’s not a name you should ignore, either. [...]

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Air-Minded: Get Your Motor Runnin’

I’ve been thinking about the different methods of starting aircraft engines ever since I saw a video of an early jet performing a cart start. But I’ll get back to that.

Today you start almost all aircraft piston engines the same way you start your car: by turning on the ignition and engaging an electric [...]

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Paul’s Bag o’ Wednesday

What does that title even mean? Is the cat named Wednesday? Sure, why not? Let’s go with that.

My son can’t believe I haven’t said anything about the F-22′s oxygen problems, or about the two whistleblower Raptor pilots who appeared on 60 Minutes last weekend.

My first excuse comes easy: I know very little about [...]

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