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The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

Posted August 28, 2014 by Brian Futterman

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.

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The famed concrete canopy that has been hanging over Delta aircraft for decades sits on death row. (Photo by Brian Futterman)
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New Digs for Delta at JFK

Posted August 5, 2010 by Brian Futterman

The Port Authority gives one of the largest airlines in the world the green light for a $1.2 billion terminal overhaul project set to take up to five years.

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Get ready for a larger fleet, Caribbean. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Waves of Change: Caribbean Airlines to Operate Air Jamaica Ahead of Imminent Sale

Posted March 8, 2010 by Brian Futterman

An agreement to continue Air Jamaica operations under the Caribbean Airlines brand goes into effect next month, but the Jamaican government is now being forced to modify the terms of the deal in anticipation of even bigger changes for the region.

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Catch Me If You Can: Fake Airline Pilot Arrested

Posted March 4, 2010 by Brian Futterman

A man who flew hundreds-of-thousands of passengers aboard airliners all across Europe for over a decade has been arrested after it was revealed he is not a licensed pilot.

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This is the Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six (N71MC) that collided with a helicopter over the Hudson. (Photo by Paul Kanagie)
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Crashes

Harrowing Accident Exposes Hudson River Corridor’s Flaws—and Beauty

Posted August 10, 2009 by Brian Futterman

A pilot explores the history of aviation accidents over the Hudson River corridor and the rarity of mid-air collisions.

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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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MAXJet Boeing 767-200 N253MY taxis at LAX
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MAXjet to Start New York JFK to London Stansted Service

Posted September 23, 2005 by Brian Futterman

MAXjet Airways, Inc. announced Tuesday, November 1, 2005 as the start of exclusively business-class service between New York JFK and London Stansted.

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Plane Crashes on Landing at Teterboro

Posted May 31, 2005 by Brian Futterman

A plane on short final to New Jersey’s bustling Teterboro Airport (TEB) burst into flames in a dramatic accident today – marking the third newsworthy incident at the airport this year.

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