ForeFlight 9 Introduces Checklists, Glide Advisor

ForeFlight 9 Introduces Checklists, Glide Advisor »

The newest version of ForeFlight includes checklist integration to reduce cockpit clutter and improve ease of checklist use. Pilots may elect to use included template checklists derived from aircraft pilot operating handbooks or create their own. Custom checklists can be shared between ForeFlight users over email or AirDrop. Checklist items can be touched to mark them as complete or flag as skiped to prompt the pilot to return later.

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Blue Origin Wins Collier Trophy; Teases Passenger Capsule

Blue Origin Wins Collier Trophy; Teases Passenger Capsule »

Blue Origin will be the 2016 winner of the Collier Trophy “for successfully demonstrating rocket booster reusability with the New Shepard human spaceflight vehicle through five successful test flights of a single booster and engine, all of which performed powered vertical landings on Earth.” Although Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) was first to guide a boost stage to a successful powered landing after launching a real payload to orbit, which Blue Origin has yet to do, Blue Origin has led in actual reuse of the booster stage.

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FO Dies After Inflight Incapacitation

FO Dies After Inflight Incapacitation »

CNN reported late Wednesday that a first officer aboard an American Airlines Boeing 737-800 became “incapacitated” while the aircraft was on a two-mile final and later died after the captain landed the aircraft in Albuquerque.

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