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Horsepower (Not Horses) Takes Center Stage at Famed Ascot Racecourse

Planes soared over the famed Ascot Racecourse in England during the latest stop on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship tour. NYCA was there to see the action firsthand.

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Man Versus Machine in the Aviation World

As the amount of technology in aircraft has increased, so has the number of computers involved and the reliance on them for the aircraft’s operation.

The Airplane movie frame was funny the first 80 times an airline had a computer failure. Blog

Or How About We Cut Delta Some Slack?

Well, that power outage turned into a mess. But as much as the “big bad airlines” can disrupt our plans, are we going too hard on Delta?

NYCA-Featured Columnists

Survive an Aircraft Evacuation

Increase your chances of surviving an emergency evacuation by creating a game plan before departure.

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The Dangers of Post-Crash Speculation

Oh, speculation. The social by-product of any disaster. How I loathe it.


 
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Horsepower (Not Horses) Takes Center Stage at Famed Ascot Racecourse

Planes soared over the famed Ascot Racecourse in England during the latest stop on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship tour. NYCA was there to see the action firsthand.
by Mark Kolanowski and Nicola Berry
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Man Versus Machine in the Aviation World

As the amount of technology in aircraft has increased, so has the number of computers involved and the reliance on them for the aircraft's operation.
by Stephen Carbone
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The Airplane movie frame was funny the first 80 times an airline had a computer failure.

Or How About We Cut Delta Some Slack?

Well, that power outage turned into a mess. But as much as the "big bad airlines" can disrupt our plans, are we going too hard on Delta?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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NYCA-Featured

Survive an Aircraft Evacuation

Increase your chances of surviving an emergency evacuation by creating a game plan before departure.
by Ken Hoke
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The Dangers of Post-Crash Speculation

Oh, speculation. The social by-product of any disaster. How I loathe it.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Swept wings, afterburners lit, cruising past San Diego Airport. I may or may not have accomplished this from in the bathroom. (iPad Pro)

Toss Out Your PC. The Best Flight Sim Experience is On Your Phone

Flight simulator games on mobile devices offer graphics and gameplay that used to only be attainable on a PC. Phil reviews a few of the more popular flight sims available for phone or tablet.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting trucks on the move, moments after Andrew Wright's crash.

When The Unthinkable Happens: A Memoir of Being a Witness to a Crash

Last August, NYCAviation's Standards Editor was attending the media day for an air show when an aircraft crashed while practicing it's routine. This is his memoir of the events of thst day and what followed.
by Ben Granucci
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Students explore the North American SNJ-2 aircraft.

Behind The Scenes: Bethpage Jones Beach Airshow

Take a behind the scenes look at some of the events that went into preparing for the 2016 Bethpage Airshow At Jones Beach.
by Jared Blech
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