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Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s Your Heart? Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community

Sure you are always thinking about aviation, but have you ever thought about how you can use your passion to give back to the aviation community?

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Delta Air Lines Signs With Airbus For Fleet Renewal

Delta Air Lines has selected the A330-900neo and A350-900 for its future widebody fleet to replace its aging 747 and 767 aircraft.

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EXCLUSIVE: On the Flight Deck with 787 Test Pilot Heather Ross

NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn how a Boeing head test pilot views the success of the 787, pivotal moments during testing, and more.

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Canada’s Homegrown Astronaut: Chris Hadfield

In an era where most astronauts are fairly anonymous, Colonel Chris Hadfield enjoys rock star-type popularity. Colonel Hadfield shares some of his amazing experiences in space with us.

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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.


 
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Touch N’ Go: Passengers push plane frozen to the ground, Thanksgiving message from the ISS

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Passengers push frozen plane to runway (VIDEO). [RT] ✈ KLM’s refit of its Boeing 777-...
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Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s Your Heart? Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community

Sure you are always thinking about aviation, but have you ever thought about how you can use your passion to give back to the aviation community?
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Today in Aviation History: November 25th

KLM Flight 861 is hijacked while enroute to New Dehli, aircraft carrier USS Enterprise is commissioned, the first successful parachute jump in Antarctica and more...
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Frontier Adds to the Herd with Order of Nine Airbus A321 Aircraft

Frontier Airlines is continuing their development into an ultra-low cost carrier with their order of nine Airbus A321 aircraft.
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(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ WATCH: Up-Close Launch Pad Cameras Capture Antares ORB-3 Explosion in Frightening Detail. ...
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Artist sketches of D.B. Cooper, who vanished in 1971 with $200,000 in stolen cash.

Today in Aviation History: November 24th

DB Cooper jumps out of a Northwest Orient plane, BOAC is formed through a merger, and more...
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Iconic Kennedy Space Center Countdown Clock seen here retires
NASA’s 135th and final shuttle mission takes flight on July 8, 2011 at 11:29 a.m. from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida bound for the ISS and the high frontier with Chris Ferguson as Space Shuttle Commander. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com

Iconic Kennedy Space Center Countdown Clock Retires

Space enthusiasts say goodbye to Kennedy Space Center's iconic Countdown Clock after years of poor weather and decades of unforgiving time have visibly taken their toll.
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Delta Air Lines Signs With Airbus For Fleet Renewal

Delta Air Lines has selected the A330-900neo and A350-900 for its future widebody fleet to replace its aging 747 and 767 aircraft.
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