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Lufthansa Flies First Airbus A380 Service to the United States

Posted February 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Lufthansa on Monday flew its first Airbus A380 service between Germany and the United States, the new “super jumbo” jet landing at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport from Frankfurt.

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Video: Drifting (Unintentionally) in a Boeing 737

Posted February 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

This SAS 737 was taxiing after touching down in Norway when it started sliding on an ice-covered taxiway. Whee!






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Vintage Fighter Jet Crashes Into Hudson River, Pilot Missing

Posted February 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Cold War-era British BAC 167 Strikemaster crashed into the Hudson River near Kingston, NY Saturday afternoon.






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Fail: When Shooting Video of a Space Shuttle Launch, You Might Want to Check Your Viewfinder

Posted February 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A videographer realizes a bit too late that he’s aimed his tripod at the wrong launch pad. Or maybe he thought the water tank was going to take off.






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Video: Inside the Wrecked US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Jet

Posted February 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A peek on-board the remnants of US Airways Flight 1549 as it begins a new life as a museum exhibit in North Carolina.






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Video: Korean Air’s First Airbus A380 from Factory to Rollout

Posted February 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Korean Air has produced a nice video of its big blue whale jet under construction and rolling out of the factory.






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United-Continental Unveils First Boeing 747 in New Post-Merger Paint Scheme

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

United Continental Holdings today officially unveiled their first Boeing 747-400 painted in the newly-merged airline’s updated livery.






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FAA Approves Southwest Airlines Deal to Buy AirTran Airways

Posted February 24, 2011 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it had accepted Southwest Airlines’ transition plan to acquire AirTran Airways.






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Boeing Wins US Air Force KC-X Refueling Aircraft Contract

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Pentagon has announced that Boeing has beaten out EADS’s bid for the $35 billion KC-X aerial tanker program.






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Live Video: Watch Space Shuttle Discovery’s Final Launch

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch the last scheduled launch of Space Shuttle Discovery and chat about it in real time.






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