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Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s Your Heart? Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community

Posted November 26, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Sure you are always thinking about aviation, but have you ever thought about how you can use your passion to give back to the aviation community?

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A Day in AvGeek Heaven With a Fairey Gannett

Posted September 5, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Manufactured 1954 by the Fairey Corporation and named after one of the world’s fastest sea birds known for its dive-bombing skills on unsuspecting fish, XT752 herself is a wonder to behold.

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The Pilot Factor: A Fresh Look in Crew Resource Management

Posted July 23, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Jean Denis Marcellin’s new book, The Pilot Factor, gives a readers a fresh perspective on Crew Resource Management concepts.

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Fancy Footwork: Jessica Cox is a Pilot in Command!

Posted June 13, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Sometimes you need to look past your limitations, take charge of your life, and do what you dream of doing. Jessica Cox is proof that if you can dream it, you can do it.

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FLYING A FALLEN HERO

Posted May 23, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Eric Auxier shares the memorable experience of being a captain on a fallen soldier’s final flight home.

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PREVIEW: Disney Planes Franchise to Launch High-Flying Sequel

Posted May 13, 2014 by Eric Auxier

On media preview day, NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn about the research, preparation and creation of Planes: Fire & Rescue.

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Around the World in 80 Jumpseats

Posted April 17, 2014 by Eric Auxier

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 pilot making it to work on time and being stuck in an airport thousands of miles away.

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You’re the Pilot: In Flight Medical Emergency

Posted March 28, 2014 by Eric Auxier

You’re flying what should be a routine domestic flight. Just as you reach cruising altitude, the lead flight attendant calls the flight deck: there is a sick passenger onboard. What do you do?

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Fact vs. Fiction: Malaysia Airlines 370 and Occam’s Razor

Posted March 20, 2014 by Eric Auxier

For 14 days now, the world has followed the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines 370. While the potential debris field recently discovered in the South Indian Ocean offers hope, the world has had two weeks filled with misdirection, red herrings, wild speculation and myriad theories being bandied about that range from the absurd to the preposterous.

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Cap’n Dillon’s Ecstatic Adventure!

Posted March 20, 2014 by Eric Auxier

NYCA columnist Eric “Cap’n Aux” Auxier takes flight with Dillon, a young man with cerebral palsy who pursues his dream of flight.

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