Aviation News

January 8, 2009

Concorde Cockpit Videos: Takeoff, Acceleration and Landing

Awesome cockpit action from a British Airways Concorde flying from London Heathrow to JFK. Takeoff, supersonic acceleration and climb, descent and landing are shown in these three clips. Unbelievable how complex the cockpit was compared to modern aircraft.



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Electra Memories

Aviation historian Shea Oakley shares memories from his youth of Eastern Airlines' L-188 Electras and the time he almost got to fly on one.
by Shea Oakley
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Friday Photos: The NYCAviation/PHX Spotters LAX Meetup Is Next Month!

With the 4th Annual NYCAviation & PHX Spotters Meetup about a month away, we take a look at photos from the various spotting locations around LAX.
by NYCAviation Staff
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FRIDAY PHOTOS: A New User Joins the NYCAviation Photo Hangar

This week on Friday Photos, we highlight the photos of new user Michael Wass. Plus, Ben Granucci shares some rare catches.
by NYCAviation Staff
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British Airways Arrives in Fort Lauderdale

British Airways begins service to Fort Lauderdale, its fourth destination in Florida, and its 25th airport in the United States.
by Mark Lawrence
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Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

Alaska Air has announced 3 new transcon routes that will use both their own and Virgin America aircraft.
by NYCAviation Staff
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  • Jim Wadey

    These are special men. No amount of training of us mortals could ever achieve the high standards that these guys attain. Their cool approach to their job is beyond words and I am in awe of the skills and professionalism that they excercise in perforforming a unique service. They should be paid accordingly and in comparison with he top earners.