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Video: What Really Happened With Allegiant 426′s “Low Fuel” Situation?

Posted July 29, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

NYCA’s Phil Derner discusses Allegiant 426′s “low fuel” situation while trying to land at Fargo, North Dakota, while the airport was closed.

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Editorials

INTERVIEW: Air-To-Air Photography With Scott Snorteland

Posted February 5, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Recently NYCA sat down with accomplished air to air photographer Scott Snorteland to find out what it takes to pull off a successful shoot.

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A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (reg D-AIKI) touches down at JFK Airport in New York. Photo by Tom Alfano.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: January 6

Posted January 6, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday to Lufthansa! United Grounds Ted, the US Marines take delivery of their first AV-8 Harrier and more…

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President Richard M. Nixon and Dr. James C. Fletcher, NASA Administrator, discuss the proposed Space Shuttle vehicle in San Clemente, California, on January 5, 1972. (Photo by NASA)
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Today in Aviation History: January 5th

Posted January 5, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

The Space Shuttle program is launched, Amelia Earhart is declared legally dead, Independence Air ceases operations, and more…

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PK-AXC, the missing Indonesia AirAsia A320. Photo courtesy Aero Icarus, via Wikimedia Commons. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
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Airline News

Developing: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 Crashes South of Borneo

Posted December 27, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, an Airbus A320, has crashed in the Java Sea, southwest of Borneo.

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The Apollo 17 spacecraft, containing astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt, glided to a safe splashdown at 2:25 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 1972, 648 kilometers (350 nautical miles) southeast of American Samoa. The astronauts were flown by recovery helicopter to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga slightly less than an hour after the completion of NASA's sixth and last manned lunar landing in the Apollo program. (Photo by NASA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 19th

Posted December 19, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airport opens near Paris, the last moon mission returns to earth, a Chalk’s Ocean Airways crash is captured on video, and more…

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The New York Times front page following the deadly midair collision in NYC
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 16th

Posted December 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The midair collision of a United DC-8 and TWA Constellation over New York City, Concorde makes the first sub-3-hour Atlantic crossing, an Air Canada CRJ crashes, and more…

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A KLM 747, similar to the aircraft involved in the Flight 867 incident.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 15th

Posted December 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

In a near disaster, KLM Flight 867 loses all engines temporarily after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merge, the Boeing 787 makes its first flight, and more..

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The mounting point for the Space Shuttle seen here on the SCA has this funny reminder on it.
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Today in Aviation History: December 2nd

Posted December 2, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Airbus launches the A320neo program, NASA’s Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flies for the first time, LaGuardia Airport in New York opens for business, and more…

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A TWA Boeing 707-300 at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Michel Gilliand via wikimedia)
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Today in Aviation History: December 1st

Posted December 1, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

TWA ceases operations, Northwest Orient Flight 6231 crashes in NY, the Civil Air Patrol is born, and more…

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