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The Boeing CST-100.
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Boeing and SpaceX Selected for NASA’s Next Human Spaceflight Program

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

Late Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced the selection of Boeing and SpaceX as the two spacecraft providers for the Commercial Crew Program. Flights are expected to begin by the middle of 2017.

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787-9 First Flight Event 09/27/2013
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BREAKING: Boeing 787-9 Earns FAA, EASA Certification

Posted June 16, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

Boeing’s newest offering in the 787 family received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

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A LiveTV Radome. (NYCAviation file photo)
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JetBlue to Spin-Off IFE Provider LiveTV

Posted March 14, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

On Thursday, JetBlue Airways announced plans to sell its LiveTV subsidiary to Thales Group in a deal valued at $400 million

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JetBlue's first flight into Detroit receives a water cannon salute at the gate.
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JetBlue Brings New Flights and Help to Motown

Posted March 11, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

JetBlue launched new service to Detroit while also making a big donation to a school in Detroit’s inner city. NYCAviation was there to chronicle the dual festivities.

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Indictments Today in 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK

Posted January 23, 2014 by Ken McQuillan

On Thursday, the FBI arrested five suspects believed to have taken part in the infamous 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK, made famous in the film “Goodfellas”.

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The American/US Airways Merger: The View from 35,000 Feet

Posted December 20, 2013 by Ken McQuillan

With the American Airlines/US Airways merger now finalized, two pilots – one from American and one from US Airways – shared their perspectives on the merger with NYCAviation.

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American Airlines Group CEO Doug Parker (right) and outgoing Chairman Tom Horton.
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BREAKING: American Airlines and US Airways Close Merger, Create Worlds Largest Airline

Posted December 9, 2013 by Ken McQuillan

In Dallas early Monday morning, officials from AMR Corporation and US Airways formally finalized the merger of the two carriers, forming American Airlines Group, Inc. The merged carriers have, with the stroke of a pen, become the largest airline in the world.

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A Day in the Life of a News Chopper Camera Operator

Posted August 25, 2011 by Ken McQuillan

The news chopper has become an integral tool for TV reporting, quickly capturing birds-eye views of car chases and house fires that cameramen on the ground cannot. An aerial cinematographer in Detroit talks about his job.

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