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  • They must be experienced graduates of a test-pilot school, who are broadly experienced with both high-performance fast-jet type airplanes and large multi-engine types.

    U.S. astronaut corps evolves

  • Mostly these competitors were corporate-funded, multi-engine aircraft, and they tended toward the luxurious: A Sikorski trimotor was outfitted with a meal of roast Long Island duck, to be consumed upon arrival in Paris.

    A Race Across the Pond

  • Since Oct. 13, when a propeller plane crash in Papua New Guinea killed 28 passengers, nobody has died in an airliner, which is generally defined as a commercial, multi-engine airplane carrying 14 or more passengers.

    Airlines Count Down to Safest Year on Record

  • General aviation aircraft range from single-engine propeller planes to multi-engine business jets to helicopters.

    NTSB Thinks Air Bags On Small Planes Might Help Save Lives

  • Older versions used to be a resource hog, but with the 2010 version I heard that it is very light for a multi-engine AV.

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  • Lindbergh's competitors, backed by substantial organizations, were readying large, multi-engine aircraft.

    When Lindy Dared

  • In explaining the need for the proposed new rules, The FAA document said there were 13 instances of "multi-engine power loss" on airliners caused by icing between 1998 and 2009.

    FAA Proposes Tougher Icing Rules for New Planes

  • Current FAA rules only require co-pilots to have a commercial license and certain minimum experience flying multi-engine planes.

    FAA Panel Urges Enhanced Qualifications for Airline Co-Pilots

  • Producing some 31,000 multi-engine bombers was one thing; supporting and operating them was quite another.

    Whirlwind

  • Moreover, the original ratio of combat-experienced pilots in the wing fell far short of expectations, as did those with the desired 400 hours of multi-engine flight time.

    Whirlwind

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