Category: Global

  • Welcome To The Blog For Miles O’Brien Productions!

    Happy Pi day everyone! Starting our blog on science, technology and things that generally interest us on a day that celebrates an endless irrational number seems perfectly appropriate. We seem to be living in an endlessly irrational world at the moment. The pursuit and possession of knowledge–and the rigorous scientific conclusions they support–are now viewed…

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  • Technology, Science, Space & The Environment | MilesObrien.com

    Flying with the Low Bidder

    There is an old, apt bromide in flying world: It’s easy to end up with a million dollars in the aviation business…just start with twenty million. And so it has gone for the airline industry. Since the airline business began nine decades ago, airline companies have collectively not made a dime. And these days the…

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  • From Sully – to Sullied

    Archive post, “Flying Cheap” preview

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  • Technology, Science, Space & The Environment | MilesObrien.com

    Captain Underpants and The Illusion of Security

    Archive post, Miles muses on TSA

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  • Hudson River Crash a Tragic Fluke

    The pilots simply never saw each other. Steven Altman had just departed Teterboro Airport in his single-engine airplane – his brother and nephew aboard. They were heading to the Hudson River flight corridor – and eventually out the mouth of New York Harbor toward the Jersey shore. As he reached the river, he turned his…

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  • Manhattan, New York City

    Beware the Aviation Demagogues

    Archive post, aviation and politics

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