From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...ranged from the high 40s up to the 70s, with most days predicted to be sunny. We clicked picture after picture as Dave, our pilot, pointed out mining camps, glacial lakes, canyons, forest fire scars and mountain goats.We landed on a rocky dirt airstrip...
Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash

...Markus Wahl, spokesman of the German pilots' association, said Lubitz could only have done this when the other pilot was out of the cockpit."If there...aircraft are built to be flown by two pilots, and one of the reasons for that...
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State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...Traffic on the state's highway to Lower 48 states was slowed to about 10 mph through a half-mile section of highway, and a pilot car led motorists through smoke.The state Division of Forestry responded with aircraft - a water-scooping airplane, three...
Coast Guard says remains of missing Alaska pilot found

...Searchers have found the remains of the pilot of a plane that went missing in Alaska's...Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot's family identified him as 53-year-old...Wasilla.The search was launched after the pilot reported engine trouble Tuesday afternoon...
Committee recommends new math texts meeting state standards

Big Ideas, nearing the end of its pilot phase in schools, is the top choice for a committee tasked with...blanks for texts. The blanks will be updated upon completion of the pilot process and approval of the math texts. The document and material...
Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

...The Coast Guard is searching for the pilot of a small airplane who reported engine...Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot of a Cessna 180 reported he was near Perry...Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert said the pilot was the only person on the airplane.The...
Judge tosses widow's lawsuit in military plane crash

...Master Sgt. Thomas Cicardo, 47.An Air Force probe found the pilots ignored a stall warning system and used incorrect procedures...viewers.Cicardo was the only one of the four men who was not a pilot. He worked as a guard loadmaster and was responsible for planning...
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...the Pacific Ocean, a lot of soldiers, sailors, Marines and pilots passed through Seattle. Holten went to a Lutheran Church when a Japanese plane flew down on his ship."He (the pilot) came down low enough they could see his face, and then he...
Pure Sole: My mother and lupine

...Air Taxi, Afton's Flying Service and Viking Airways.My mother's voice over the airwaves could soothe cloud-shrouded pilots, calm grounded ones, and chide those bent on risk-taking.On our landline phone she would tell wives that their husbands...
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche

...own but were unable to find a safe exit route.An air taxi pilot saw the stranded climbers waving their arms near an "SOS...helicopter to the area after being notified. The helicopter pilot landed on a flat area and the climbers were flown out.


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