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So, Could A Private Pilot Actually Land A Jet Airliner?

You've seen the movies where both pilots of a jet become incapacitated and it falls to a hapless passenger to land a huge airliner (i/e: Airport 1975, Airplane, Executive Decision), trying to save the day.

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Photo: Clark Lubbs
Photo: Clark Lubbs
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The Utica/Rome Aviation Community Remembers Doc Brewer

Hundreds and probably thousands of pilots from the CNY area have Doc Brewer to thank for passing them through their medical exams in order to keep flying, but sadly on Thursday night, Doc's own wings were folded.

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Dwight Cramer photo: Keith James
Dwight Cramer photo: Keith James
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Hot Air Balloon Pilot, Dwight Cramer Talks About That Back Yard Landing

Did you hear about that balloon that landed in someone's back yard on Oneida St? The owners weren't even home, but naturally a crowd drew anyway including myself and my family. I tracked down the pilot, Dwight Cramer of Airborne Adventures and got him in studio

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Keith James
Keith James
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‘Airborne Adventures’ Hot Air Balloon Lands Behind A House On Oneida St. [Video]

So, my family and I are enjoying some goodies at the Ice Cream Factory when we notice a hot air balloon way up in the humid sky and as we're watching, we realize it's getting closer and closer

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Photo: Nick Betrus
Photo: Nick Betrus
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See What Utica Looks Like Through The Eyes Of A Drone

Bet you haven't seen Utica like THIS before! Get a load of these shots of your hometown unlike any that even an airplane or helicopter could capture. They weren't taken by a pro photographer either, just a normal guy using some pretty nifty tech!

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Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images
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Can Seaplanes Take Off (And Land) Without Water?

Just like when you take your boat out of the water before winter to avoid ice damage, seaplanes need the same treatment too.

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Chemtrails – Myth Or Malicious? Here Are The Facts

When I was a kid, I used to look up and wonder what that cloudy trail was that followed airplanes tracking high up in the sky. Well now I know as I hang out there regularly, but there is a conspiracy theory that's been picking up some major speed lately

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Photo by Thomas Senf/Euro-Newsroom via Getty Images
Photo by Thomas Senf/Euro-Newsroom via Getty Images
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Exhilarating Wingsuit Flying For Adrenaline Junkies Everywhere

Man has been trying to take to the skies like birds since the dawn of time, and the best we can do now is to climb into flying machines or jump off of high objects (sometimes those same machines) to feel the rush.

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Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
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Skating Innovator Bob Burnquist Pushes The Limit With Helicopter Stunts!

This is supposed to be a skating video (and it is) of Bob Burnquist playing around at his own personal backyard skatepark, 'Dreamland'. Even despite his innovative 'hip' ramp that he built to fly-skate over a chasm, I found myself more amazed by the way his helicopter pilot pal whipped his chopper around

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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NetFlix’s Answers Amazon’s “Prime Air’ With ‘Drone 2 Home’ Parody

You may've heard recently that Amazon is developing drone delivery service, so that when you order something, an octocopter drone will be dispatched promptly to your location (within a reasonable distance of a warehouse) and dropped off.

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Watch Pilot Rob Weber Survive A Direct Hit From A Bird At 170 MPH

There are more than just other airplanes that pilots have to look out for in the skies, yes we share the airspace with other far more unpredictable and wreckless potential foes. The birds.

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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
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Westjet Christmas ‘Miracle’ Mission – Playing Santa Midflight

Whether this is a clever marketing campaign or Westjet truly cares about it's customers is irrelevant as this 'Christmas Miracle' as they call it is extremely moving.

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