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Niner Point Five Questions

Niner Point Five Questions with: FlyerHulk

Posted March 15, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

As part of a new segment on NYCAviation, we will be interviewing various notable people with pertinence to the aviation world, sharing with everyone both the serious and lighter side of aviation while we get to know more about them personally as well. This week’s guest is FlyerHulk. Superheroes need to travel, too, so the […]

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The new 787 battery enclosure adds another layer of protection and eliminates the potential for fire. At right is cover for the enclosure, which is made of 1/8-inch stainless steel. (Photo courtesy  © Boeing)
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Aviation News

Video: Boeing Presents 787 Fix to the World

Posted March 14, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

In a webcast in Japan early Friday (late Thursday for the United States), Boeing briefed the world on the causes and solutions to the battery incidents that had ground the 787 fleet since mid-January.

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Relaxing in the engine of a 767 after landing in Romania in 2007. Oh, and the engine wasn't on.
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Blog

Looking Back: Fueling a Life of Aviation

Posted March 13, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Every aviation enthusiast has a collection of small stories that they can reminisce on to think about how they developed their passion for all that flies. This is mine.

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Enthusiast News

The Future of NYCAviation

Posted March 11, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Losing our Editor and friend, Matt Molnar, was a heavy blow for our organization and the aviation world. What’s next for NYCAviation?

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Gonna take more than a bucket of prop wash to get that out!
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Aviation News

Pilot Taxiing at JFK Strikes Lights While on Cell Phone

Posted February 22, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A pilot reported to be on his cell phone while taxiing to depart JFK Airport struck runway lighting, damaging his Merlin aircraft.

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Featured

Video: Syrian Fighters Shooting at an Airliner? NYCAviation Investigates

Posted February 1, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A video appears online showing men shooting at a 747 as it approaches to land. What happens? Whose plane is it? NYCA digs deeper.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise being trucked to Edwards Air Force Base in California.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Alaska 261 Plunges into Pacific Ocean: January 31st in Aviation History

Posted January 31, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pan Am receives the first Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, Ham the Chimp visits space, an Alaska Airlines MD-80 crashes off the coast of California, and more…

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Delta MD-90 sits on taxiway after evacuated passengers. (Photo courtesy http://www.kevindavisphotos.com/)
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Airline News

Delta Flight Evacuated on Boston Taxiway Due to Brake Fire

Posted January 31, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta Flight 2101 BOS-ATL suffered a brake fire before departure and evacuated their passengers on a taxi in Boston.

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Ann Coulter is A-Ok Flying With Black Female Pilots…We Think

Posted January 31, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Much of the internet is under the belief that Ann Coulter marched off of a plane because the pilot was a black woman. But is it true?

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Aviation Loses a Great Man and a Better Friend

Posted January 26, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

NYCAviation lost Co-Owner Matt Molnar this week, a loss that means so much to the aviation world and all those that were lucky enough to call him a friend.

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