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Pegasus Flight PG2193 skids off runway – Facts and Fiction

First of all, I want to extend my condolences to the families that have lost loved ones on this flight. If you are a fearful flyer, this incident naturally causes concerns and brings up a lot of questions. It’s important however to separate facts from fiction, or, as...

Delta flight DL1425 MD-88 experiences engine failure

Delta flight DL1425 MD-88 experiences engine failure

  A Delta Air Lines McDonnell Douglas MD-88 was operating flight DL1425 when the pilots initiated a diversion and successfully performed a non-normal landing due to an engine failure. The aircraft was en route to Baltimore from Atlanta, cruising at 33,000 ft when...

You Can Help Us Choose Our Book Cover

You Can Help Us Choose Our Book Cover

Help us choose our cover and you could win a free coaching session with Capt. Ron! We can’t decide on a cover for Capt. Ron’s upcoming book, so we decided to leave it up to you. Vote on which image you’d like to see on the cover. One lucky winner will receive a free...

Capt Ron Weighs In On Ethiopian Air Crash

Capt Ron Weighs In On Ethiopian Air Crash

Chances are you've heard about the recent Ethiopian Air crash involving a Boeing 737-800 Max 8. Although a full investigation will take months to complete, that hasn't stopped the news media from making assumptions and semi-educated guesses. "If it bleeds, it leads."...

Don’t Let Fear of Flying Spoil Your Spring Break

Don’t Let Fear of Flying Spoil Your Spring Break

I recently was invited by a national network morning talk show who asked for tips for travelers who were afraid to fly. The interview took place in an airline cabin mock-up on the set of an aircraft-themed studio with an on-air talent and a show producer. The...

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