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PERU: At Least 15 Die in Peru Bus Crash

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ECUADOR: Hundreds of Protesters March Against Government

 

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609 CHECK RIDE

Tilting forwards, tilting backwards

Learning to fly the AW609 tiltrotor.

INTERNATIONAL OPS


Longhaul bizjet ops

Exec pax want to fly nonstop but many factors from crew rest to wind and weather must be considered.

AIRPORT ACCIDENT AVOIDANCE

Stay clear of the active

Good SOPs, being focused and use of new technology can help avoid runway incursions.

rATCT

Remote Air Traffic Control Towers

FAA tests at Leesburg (JYO) look at off site controllers handling tower duties.