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AVIATION ARMEGEDDON

—Is aviation Armageddon upon us? Recent news reports of bizarre occurrences relating to airline travel indicate that we may be at the tipping point. Here are just a few of these recent aviation anomalies: —A San Francisco man removed from a U.S. Airways flight and arrested after he allegedly refused to pull up his sagging…

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"SULLY" HANGING OUT AT AUTHOR'S CORNER WITH ACE AND COLLEAGUE, PETER BUFFINGTON

RECENT AVIATION NEWS-THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

THE GOOD The greatest aviation extravaganza on earth has come to an end but before it concluded, Ace Abbott and Peter Buffington got to rub elbows with the current aviation icon, “Sully” Sullenberger. The photo-op session was followed by a brief chat and Sully revealed that he is even cooler in person than he is…

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“WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND HE IS US” (TSA)

TSA: TERRORISM OR ANTI-DOTE As the disdain for a trip through the TSA controlled airport security intensifies it appears that progress is being made to reduce the level of intrusion that occurs at these government-mandated check-points. Ironically, this backlash against the onerous activities of the poorly-trained and often un-screened cadre of the all-too-frequently “wannabee cops”…

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