July 2009 Archives - NYCAviation

 
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Air France A380 Arrives at JFK on November 20th

Posted July 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Air France has finalized its first A380 schedule: Paris (CDG)-New York (JFK) service will begin November 23rd, with special inaugural flights on Nov. 20th and 21st.

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Map of John Prendergast's excellent adventure.
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Pilot Gets Lost, Wreaks Havoc at JFK

Posted July 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A retired Navy pilot flying his home-built plane from Virginia to Long Island made a wrong turn along the way, leaving him smack in the middle of Kennedy Airport’s bustling airspace and perilously close to an inbound 747.

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Arson Possible Cause of Recent American Airlines 767 Fire

Posted July 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines requested the help of federal arson investigators to determine what ignited a blaze that occurred in a bathroom on board a June 10th flight between New York and Zurich, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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The "enhanced centerline" and other safeguards on taxiway Z short of runway 31L at JFK. How many safeguards do YOU see here? Leave a comment with your answer, I'll revisit the topic sometime soon.
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Hold Short(comings)

Posted July 29, 2009 by Brian Futterman

In light of recent developments meant to enhance situational awareness and aviation safety on the ground, Brian Futterman discusses the nature of runway incursions and challenges the merits of adding to existing technology instead of developing it anew.

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VIDEO: Airbus A380 Makes Hard Crosswind Short Field Landing at Oshkosh

Posted July 28, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The big Airbus makes a bouncy, swervy landing on a short runway at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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New Spotting Guides Published for Albany International Airport and Boeing Field

Posted July 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Albany may be the capitol of New York, but Boeing Field in Seattle just might be the 737 capitol of the world. Check out the best places to spot aircraft at both airports with our new spotting guides

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American Airlines 767 Falls On Nose During Maintenance

Posted July 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines’ youngest 767-300ER has been seriously damaged in a maintenance accident at the carrier’s Fort Worth, Tex. repair facility.

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On This Day in Aviation History: July 22

Posted July 22, 2009 by NYCA Admin

India’s first fighter pilot is killed, and the US forces dispatch Uday and Qusay Hussein.

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Boeing Gives 787 a New Livery, But First Flight Could be Delayed Until 2010

Posted July 22, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Troubled 787 gets a new paint scheme, but new report says the chronically delayed aircraft may not get off the ground until 2010.

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JetAmerica Folds

Posted July 17, 2009 by NYCA Admin

After extensive speculation that JetAmerica was on the ropes before it had even taken off, the AP reports JetAmerica has thrown in the towel.

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