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A rural Colorado high school’s aerospace class is paving the runway for a new generation of pilots

Calhan Public High School students recently took a field trip 1,000 feet above the ground, escorted by pilots wanting to open their eyes to a career in aviation.

Education

In this excerpt from “No Man’s Son,” the author recounts her husband’s final day

Michael Chowdry, a Pakastani immigrant, built a cargo airline and a life in Colorado. It all ended too soon when he and a journalist died in a crash.

SunLit

SunLit Interview: Bravery set Michael Chowdry apart, says his wife and biographer

Linda Chowdry describes a man unafraid to take chances in his life -- from leaving Pakistan, to starting a business, to creating success from failure

SunLit

The likely reason why a United Airlines plane’s engine exploded over Denver

The situation raises questions over long-held assumptions about how long fan blades last and whether they are being inspected often enough

News

Opinion: Coronavirus fears have shut down Hong Kong in just a few weeks. A Colorado pilot describes the rapid changes.

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Why United Airlines is adding 24 gates at Denver International Airport

A United vice president cites a 22% jump in the number of flights out of DIA in the past four years

Opinion Columns

Excerpt: Fascinated by flight as a child, a young Soviet girl feels the calling that will take her to war in the skies

In her historical novel "Daughters of the Night Sky," author Aimie K. Runyan develops a heroine who becomes a decorated combat flier in an all-women unit

Book Excerpts