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Mayor Cory Booker Bans Conan O’Brien from Newark Airport

Posted September 30, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has issued a warning to Conan O’Brien after the Tonight Show host made a joke at the expense of the so-called “Brick City.”

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Port Authority Appoints First Woman to Head All NYC-Area Airports

Posted September 30, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today named Susan Baer, a 32-year PA management veteran, as director of aviation.

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On This Day in Aviation History

September 29th in Aviation History

Posted September 29, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

The US Navy disbands the Jolly Rogers Squadron (VF-84) in 1995…watch a clip of their F-14s going up against WW2 Japanese Zeros! Also, the Lockheed Martin F-22 makes its first flight, NASA launches STS-26, the first Space Shuttle mission after the Challenger accident.

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Megan Fox is the World’s Worst Flight Attendant

Posted September 29, 2009 by NYCA Admin

“Your oxygen masks will drop down from above you. Please do not panic, the pilot is scared.”

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Korean Air to Add 777-300ER to Seoul-LAX

Posted September 28, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

On October 25, Korean Air will begin operating a 777-300ER thrice-weekly between Seoul, Korea and Los Angeles (LAX). Flights KE11/12 will be the route used for the aircraft, as opposed to the previously intended Seoul-JFK route as KE85/86, which is currently operating a 747-400.

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New York-bound United Flight Returns to Gate at LAX After “Suspicious” Passenger Activity

Posted September 28, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Two Middle Eastern men were removed from a JFK Airport-bound flight on Monday morning after one of them made a pre-takeoff bathroom run.

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On This Day in Aviation History: September 27th

Posted September 27, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

1956 – USAF Captain Milburn G. Apt becomes the first man to exceed Mach 3 while flying the Bell X-2. Shortly thereafter, the craft goes out of control and Captain Apt is killed. From a dive at high altitude, the aircraft reached Mach 3.2 as he passed through 65,000ft. While making a series of turns […]

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Two F/A-18s Perform High Speed Flyby at La Guardia

Posted September 25, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

A pair of Hornets from VFC-12 out of NAS Oceana showed off their stuff by buzzing LGA this afternoon, taking a few passes at the runway and entertaining all who were able to witness it.

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Hans Wendt of the San Diego County Public Relations Office was able to capture two photos of the falling PSA aircraft, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his shots.
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 25th

Posted September 25, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

PSA Flight 182 collides with a Cessna 172 in San Diego, killing 144. The Royal Jordanian Air Force is born, the first “blind” instrument flight takes place on Long Island, and the Wright Brothers arrive in Kitty Hawk.

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A US Airways A319 and PAPD Sikorsky-76 are seen during Kids Day preparation in 2007.
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Kiwanis Club Kids Day at LaGuardia Airport Scheduled for September 26 [UPDATED]

Posted September 24, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Kids Day is back again for another year of airliners, vintage warbirds, modern military jets and more! From 12pm-4pm, this free event is open to all at LaGuardia Airport.

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