This week’s featured link:
After Istanbul terror attack, should U.S. airport screening be done off site? – Chicago Tribune
No. Next question?
Two Three for the road:
A Very-Good-News Story: Microbursts and U.S. Aviation – WunderBlog (Thanks to @ElieBilmes)
I still get anxious thinking about an attempt (or three, actually) our USAir 767 made to land in a nasty thunderstorm in Charlotte more than 20 years ago. As this article details, this threat has been all but eliminated in the US thanks to technology.
How I flew on North Korea’s rarest Russian airliners – CNN
In flight: Cubana’s Ilyushin IL-96 across the Atlantic – Wandering Aramean
We have a two-fer here since both deal with flying Russian aircraft. This is pure airline dork material here, but it’s fascinating to read for anyone.