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Photos: Inside a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Test Plane at EAA Airventure

Posted July 29, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Thousands of EAA Airventure spectators lined up along the flightline early on Friday as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner touched down at Oshkosh for the first time and opened the doors for public tours, another first for the aircraft.

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Photos: On-Board JetBlue’s Oshkosh 2011 Express

Posted July 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

For the third straight year, JetBlue took part in the annual EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, and I got to ride along with them.






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Asiana Cargo Jet Crashes Off South Korea Coast

Posted July 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing 747-400F operated by Asiana Airlines crashed into the sea off the southern coast of South Korea early Thursday morning local time.






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On This Day in Aviation History: July 27th

Posted July 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

First flights of the de Havilland Comet and F-15 Eagle, a Sukhoi Su-27 crashes into a crowd in the worst air show disaster, two news helicopters collide over Phoenix, and more…






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More FAA Projects Halted Nationwide as Partial Shutdown Continues

Posted July 26, 2011 by BNO News

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday announced additional “stop work orders” throughout the nation for the second day, as Congress failed to pass legislation on Friday giving the FAA the authority necessary for work to continue.






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JetBlue Will Launch Flights from White Plains to Nassau, Bahamas

Posted July 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue will launch daily service between White Plains, NY and Nassau, Bahamas using Embraer E190s on November 15th.






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Military Plane Crashes in Morocco, Killing 78

Posted July 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nearly 80 people were killed on Tuesday morning when a Moroccan Royal Armed Forces C-130 Hercules transport aircraft crashed into a southern Morocco mountain during bad weather, state-run media reported. There were three survivors.






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Photos: Behind-the-Scenes at an Airport Rescue Exercise

Posted July 23, 2011 by Tad Carlson

Emergency responders in Seattle recently took part in a massive rescue exercise at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, simulating hostage situations, plane crashes and bombings. Here’s an inside look.






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FAA Forced to Furlough 4,000 Workers Saturday as Congress Fails to Pass Funding Bill

Posted July 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US Federal Aviation Administration will furlough nearly 4,000 workers as of midnight Friday night/Saturday morning as a reauthorization bill expires without a needed extension from Congress.






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Feds Approve Controversial Slot Swap Between Delta and US Airways

Posted July 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a tentative approval of a deal proposed by Delta Air Lines and US Airways to exchange landing and takeoff rights at airports in New York and Washington, DC — a deal originally blocked by regulators citing anti-competition concerns.






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