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Photo courtesy Air Tractor/Getty Image
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Crop Dusting – The Overlooked But Highly Thrilling Aviation Job

Maybe you can't fly for the military or be an aerobatic pilot, but if you'd like an exciting aviation job that isn't just gradually moseying through the sky like the airlines, maybe crop dusting is for you.

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Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
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Watch All Five Airbus 350 Prototypes Fly In Formation

Airbus put out a new big bird two months ago, and celebrated the eve of their new flagship's certification in a unique way.

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Photo By Getty Images
Photo By Getty Images
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What Crash-Landing An Airplane After A Takeoff Engine Failure Is Like

Ever wonder what it's like to crash in an airplane when the engine loses power shortly after takeoff? Me neither, but that's exactly what happened to these two pilots, each of which had cameras rolling when that heart-thumping moment came.

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Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)
Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)
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Pilot, Ed Sealing Captures The Antares Rocket Explosion From The Air

Last night, an unmanned NASA Antares rocket that was on a resupply mission to the ISS self-destructed spectacularly shortly after takeoff. You've seen all of the closeup vids, but pilot Ed Sealing captured a unique view

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Pilot Catches A Robber At His House While Flying Over

One pilot was on his way home from vacationing and normally flies over his house on his way to the airport, but this time he saw something he didn't expect!

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Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
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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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