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When The Unthinkable Happens: A Memoir of Being a Witness to a Crash

Posted July 27, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Last August, NYCAviation’s Standards Editor was attending the media day for an air show when an aircraft crashed while practicing it’s routine. This is his memoir of the events of thst day and what followed.

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TRACK IT LIVE: Solar Impulse 2 Attempts Transatlantic Flight to Seville.

Posted June 19, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Solar Impulse 2 is on its way to Seville, Spain! Track the flight here during its 4 day flight.

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PHOTO TOUR: Qatar Airways A380 Visits Atlanta

Posted June 3, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Step onboard as we take a tour of Qatar Airways A380 during a recent visit to Atlanta.

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The Time Has Come For Bag Tags To Join The 21st Century

Posted May 31, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Standards Editor Ben Granucci explores all of the benefits of using RFID Technology for tracking checked bags, just like Delta Air Lines will soon do.

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PHOTO TOUR: Step Onboard Qatar Airways A350-900XWB

Posted January 8, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Recently, NYCAviation was invited onboard one of Qatar Airways’ A350-900XWBs. While onboard, we had a chance to tour the entire plane as well as to speak with representatives of both the airline and Airbus. Here is a look at what it was like in and around the aircraft.

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PHOTOS: Qatar Airways brings the A350-900XWB to JFK

Posted December 9, 2015 by Ben Granucci

On Tuesday, December 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport played host to the first commercial A350 flight to arrive anywhere in North America.

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New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2015

Posted September 17, 2015 by Ben Granucci

It’s almost time again for New York City’s greatest plane spotting week of the year. UN Week is a little later than usual this year, but promises to be just as exciting.

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PHOTOS: The Inaugural New York Air Show Soars Over The Hudson Valley

Posted September 2, 2015 by Ben Granucci

The first ever New York Air Show came to Stewart International Airport this past weekend. The show featured warbirds, the aerobatics of Mike Wiskus, and several military demo teams. It was seen by thousands inside the gates and hundreds of thousands outside the gates.

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THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

Posted August 26, 2015 by Ben Granucci

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.

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New Branding Announced for LAN Airlines & TAM Airlines

Posted August 7, 2015 by Ben Granucci

LATAM Airlines Group has unveiled new, unified branding for its LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines subsidiaries.

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