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AvTalk Episode 6: An Update on the Mitsubishi MRJ from Japan

In Episode 6 we head to Japan for an interview with John Walton to get an update on the status of the Mitsubishi MRJ regional jet program. We also delve into the peculiarities of Japanese aviation. (more…)

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AvGeek Videos of the Week

Each week we spend hundreds of hours tracking flights, but we also make time for other avgeek pursuits, like the videos below. This week, we visit the flight deck of a 737, watch a passenger jet perform some acrobatics, see Boeing’s new 737 MAX 9 for the first time, and get our first glimpse at turtles on a whale. (more…)

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Our Airfield Tour at Chicago-O’Hare Airport

While at Chicago-O’Hare Airport earlier today, we were fortunate enough to enjoy an airfield tour, courtesy of the airport’s Operations department. The morning arrivals bank had just come in, but there was plenty to see during our hours on the field. (more…)

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Tracking Special Entertainment Liveries

In previous posts in our series on tracking special liveries, we looked at tracking airline alliance liveries, retro jets, sports liveries, and milestone liveries. In this post we’ll look at special entertainment-related liveries. Airlines collaborate with movies, television shows, and other entertainers to bring special attention to each other. These liveries often become coveted by planespotters and flight trackers because of their intricacy and rarity. (more…)

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