College AvGeek Diaries
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TRIP REPORT: Flying the 747 Domestically

For the longest time, I have wanted to fly on the Boeing 747, commonly known as the ‘Queen of the Skies.’ When the opportunity came along to fly on this beauty on a domestic route, I jumped on it. All AvGeeks have certain “weird” airlines, routes, and/or aircraft they want to fly on. For me, the Chicago to San Francisco route is one of these, especially on a 747. When my friend was looking for flights home to California, he stumbled across…

What is Human Factors in Aviation?

At the university I attend in South Florida, the aviation program is quite small. Most of the courses are done online, rather than in-person and the flying lessons are done through a specialized flight school. Because of this, when I tell other students my major they seem shocked that our…

Things Aviation Administration Majors Hear

There are things Aviation Administration majors hear on a daily basis that really grind our (landing) gears. What’s that? Whether you’re telling your family, friends, a teacher, or even somebody at your college what your major is, this is the most commonly asked question you’ll hear. I have heard it…