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Airports of the  Pacific Northwest

With the recent release by Roman Design of CYYJ Victoria International Airport, four major destinations in the Pacific Northwest are now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator. In this feature, we travel to the region and explore all four airports.

Off-duty pilot tries to shut down Horizon E175 engines in flight

A San Francisco-bound Horizon Air Embraer E175 diverted to Portland yesterday (October 22) after a jump seat occupant attempted to shut down the aircraft’s engines in flight.

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How two tail strikes minutes apart brought Alaska Airlines to a halt

Two Alaska Airlines Boeing 737s suffered tail-strikes within six minutes of each other while departing Seattle/Tacoma on January 26, leading the carrier to quickly halt its entire operation nationwide.

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Flight sim airports - Part I

In this new series, we will explore default Asobo airports and set out a standardised way of measuring prominent design features and compare them to the real airport. So, let’s taxi to the runway at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport and see how it measures up.

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Drzewiecki Design's Seattle Landmarks

In this new release from Drzewiecki Design, we visit the city that hosts some of the largest tech giants in the world, is the birthplace of Bill Gates and home to the huge Boeing factories.

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Popular Misconception

Curator emeritus of Seattle’s Museum of Flight, Dan Hagedorn, explains how a misinterpretation...

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Boeing 757: Seattle’s Dark Horse

With high performance and good economics, Boeing’s long-ranged 757 found a niche in the market, particularly with US carriers on domestic operations and for European charter operations. Many 757s have found new life as freighters, as Barry Lloyd describes.

FAA Completes 737 MAX Certification Flights

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed a series of test flights for the Boeing 737 MAX that took place over the last three days.

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777X breakthrough for Boeing

After a series of delays, the Boeing 777-9 has finally taken to the skies...

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Boeing 737 MAX Update

The Boeing 737 MAX saga rumbles on – with still no end in sight to the grounding that has been in place since March 13.