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Old Friends and New-hires ( #BIF guest post from my friend Mark Berry)

New-hires are among us. Not since before 9/11/2001 have I seen so many bright, shiny faces and new uniforms. As airline employees, we all love to fly, but the beaming smiles of new-hires are unmistakable. It has been a long

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Pilot Shortage

As my readers know I have been writing about a looming pilot shortage for years. The world economic downturn, age 65, industry consolidation and gutted airline pilot contracts; have all slowed the pace. Two things are now evident: first, retirements

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Full moon over MD-80

I took this photo just before a morning launch in Tampa. It was a beautiful day, all the way to Chicago. On days like this you really appreciate the view from the MD-80 office. chip facebook Twitter Amazon Youtube

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Contributing Editor: Airways Magazine

As a Contributing Editor at Airways Magazine one of the things I’ve contributed to is a new Facebook page. For those interested in the Airlines or Airliners, both new and old, check it out. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Airways-Magazine/146901202095633?ref=hl Chip

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To my readers: Back to the love of flight!

When I started Project7Alpha.com a few years back, my goal was to host a site for my novels that are based on my love of aviation in general and WWII in particular.

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