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“The Wings of Man” at Walt Disney World

Disney World’s “If You Had Wings,” sponsored by Eastern Air Lines, brought the spirit of aviation to the Magic Kingdom in the 1970s and 80s.

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The Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach: Celebrating 15 Years of Greatness

With plenty of sun in the forecast for this Memorial Day weekend, record crowds are expected for the 15th annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.

Editorials

An Important Message From NYCAviation Founder Phil Derner, Jr

NYCAviation Founder Phil Derner, Jr shares some important news about the future of the website.

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VOTE NOW: The Uglies of March

Let’s have a little fun! Since March is the season where it seems like brackets get used to decide pretty much everything, why don’t you, the readers, help us decide which aircraft is the UGLIEST of all time? This task may not be as easy as it sounds, however. We have compiled a list of […]

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The Mystique of the Boeing SST

I recently shelled out the most money I have ever paid for an airliner model in a lifetime of collecting. It is a five foot long needle-nosed monster with working variable sweep wings in Eastern Airlines colors. On its tail is a 1960s-modern logo depicting an arrow-shaped form with what look like circular shock-waves arcing […]


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Around the World in 80 Jumpseats

While the ability to travel for free is a definite perk of being an airline pilot, the ability to ride in the jumpseat is more of a necessary evil. It is small and uncomfortable, but it can also be the difference between a pilo...
by Eric Auxier
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On This Day in Aviation History: May 6th

The Hindenburg Disaster in Lakehurst, New Jersey ends the era of the airship. Several firsts, such as PSA's inaugural flight, United's flights between NY and San Francisco, first flight of the P-47 Thunderbolt, and TWA's delive...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 

 

American Airlines Expands Mobile Boarding Passes to Eight More Airports

American Airlines on Monday announced it had implemented the ability for passengers to use mobile boarding passes at eight new airports in the US and overseas.
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Departures board in Charles De Gaulle Airport's Terminal 2E. (Photo by Matt Molnar)

March 8th in Aviation History: Charles De Gaulle Airport Opens for Service, First Woman Receives Pilot License

Cebu Pacific begins operations, Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport opens for flights, Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot's license, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Emirates will take the record of the world's longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama's capital in February 2016.
by Douglas Wint
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