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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: October 24th

Posted October 24, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Concorde makes its final commercial flight, first flight of the Lockheed Martin F-35 prototype, and more…

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Touch and Go

Touch N’ Go: Dreamliners Losing Money, Balloon Ride Through Love Valley + more #AvGeek Goodness!

Posted October 23, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.) AvNews: ✈  Why Boeing Keeps Losing Money on Each 787 Dreamliner [Businessweek] ✈ U.S. to Monitor Visitors from 3 West African Nations for 21 Days [Frequent Business Traveler] ✈ Showboating Pilots: Crossing the Line Between Fun and Safety. […]

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An American Airlines DC-3 at La Guardia Airport. (Photo by Matthew Smith)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: October 23rd

Posted October 23, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

A number of firsts today: First heavier-than-air flight in Europe, first use of a plane in warfare, first transcontinental service between New York and Los Angeles, an American Airlines DC-3 collides with a B-34 bomber, and more…

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From Air Zealand's "Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made"
Aviation News

Touch N’ Go: Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made, Vintage Pan Am + More #AvGeek Goodness!

Posted October 22, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)   AvNews: ✈ Air New Zealand  celebrates the third & final film in The Hobbit Trilogy with “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made” [YouTube] ✈ Boeing and Chinese firm to turn “gutter oil” into jet fuel. […]

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Bellview Airlines 737 similar to the one in the 2005 crash [By Rolf Wallner via Wikimedia Commons]
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On This Day in Aviation History

October 22nd in Aviation History

Posted October 22, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Bellview Airlines flight 210 crashes in Lagos, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers union is decertified, a BAC-111 prototype crashes and more…

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[Image of the Day] Twitter: "@Andreborschberg
Impressive to watch #Si2 reaching 28000 ft only powered by #solar energy when my helicopter can only go up to 9000 ft "
Aviation News

Touch N’ Go: A-7 Corsair II retired, SmartSky to battle Gogo/AT&T + more #AvGeek highlights

Posted October 21, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)    AvNews: ✈ The Hellenic Air Force, the last operator of the A-7 Corsair II, has finally put its A-7 fleet into retirement. [IHS Jane's 360] ✈ What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog […]

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Videos

Video: Watch DC-10 Fire Tanker Nose Dive Over a Mountain

Posted September 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Fire trucks are cool. Airliners are cool, too. Combine the two, using an aircraft type that we don’t get to see much of these days, and you have the DC-10 Fire Tanker. Three of them are in existence (910, 911 and 912), and they are capable of spreading fire retardant over a mile long, a […]

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David Park Brown at the TAM Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility.
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#SelfieSunday

#SelfieSunday with AirlinerReporter.com’s David Parker Brown

Posted September 14, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

This week’s #SelfieSunday guest is Airline Reporter’s David Parker Brown!

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Flight path of N900KN, from FlightAware.com.
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Crashes

Private Aircraft Becomes Unresponsive Over US, Crashes Near Jamaica

Posted September 5, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

A private aircraft that departed Rochester, New York, intending to land in Naples, Florida, crashes off of the coast of Jamaica after becoming unresponsive to air traffic control.

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On This Day in Aviation History

Douglas DC-8 Becomes First Supersonic Airliner: August 21 in Aviation History

Posted August 21, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

A DC-8 dives into the record books, the first use of electric beacons for nighttime flights, a Royal Air Maroc ATR-42 crashes, and more…

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