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Superstar Employee: Captain Neil Kliebert

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He stretched his arms out like jet wings caught in a slipstream. The wheels of his roller skates bumped and bounced on the Louisiana road. Holding on to a rope tied to a fast moving bicycle with one hand and operating a walkie-talkie with the other, young Neil Kliebert projected his future as a commercial… Read more »

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Envoy Curiosity: Taste on A Plane

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There’s a mystery going on. Passengers are ordering tomato juice left and right on airplanes, and actually loving it more than on the ground. It turns out that science – as always – can explain this phenomenon. According to a study published in BioMed Central, loud noises like the droning of an airplane cabin can… Read more »

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Women With Wings: Arpinder Kaur

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Anyone’s first flight has the potential to be a profound one. For the 14-year-old Arpinder Kaur, her flight from India to the United States evoked her desire to be a pilot. As a child, she says she was a “tomboy”. She climbed trees, played cricket and played outside with the boys. Her parents allowed her to be… Read more »

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Waypoint Roll Call: Texas (Part 2)

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Pilots navigate the sky using a route plotted with beacons and waypoints. The waypoints are geographic coordinates usually marked with five-letter, capitalized words that help pilots and air traffic controllers stay on course. The unique things about waypoints, and probably the most interesting to a non-pilot, are the names themselves. Some of the names correspond… Read more »

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Waypoint Roll Call: Texas (Part 1)

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Pilots navigate the sky using a route plotted with beacons and waypoints. The waypoints are geographic coordinates usually marked with five-letter, capitalized words that help pilots and air traffic controllers stay on course. The unique things about waypoints, and probably the most interesting to a non-pilot, are the names themselves. Some of the names correspond… Read more »

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