Archive: December, 2009

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Completes First Flight

After much delay and great anticipation, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner finally took to the sky on Tuesday December 15 on its first flight. The aircraft departed before an estimated crowd of more than 12,000 employees and guests from Paine Field in Everett, Washington.

International Civil Aviation Day 2009

“65 years of empowering the global community through aviation” is the theme of the 2009 edition of International Civil Aviation Day, celebrated annually on 7 December to mark the creation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on that day in 1944.

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Wayne Farley

I am Wayne, an aviation safety evangelist who once made my living working in the control tower. Engage me while I share my thoughts, experience, and news from the aviation world. After writing "13 Characteristics of an air traffic controller" in 2010, it went viral and established me as an unofficial ambassador for ATC.


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