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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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Photography

The Best Planespotting Photos of 2012

Posted January 3, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

After much debate, the best planespotting photos of 2012 have been selected! Check out the top picks and the runners up!

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Inside the luxurious new passenger concourse at Long Beach Airport.
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Government News

Long Beach Airport Unveils Impressive New Terminal

Posted December 12, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Long Beach Airport opened a new passenger concourse Wednesday that should make other California airports nervous.

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Pan Am Boeing 747-100 "Clipper Neptune's Car" (N742PA) seen in Zurich, 1985. (Photo by Eduard Mamet via wikimedia)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Pan Am Grounds All Flights: December 4th In Aviation History

Posted December 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pan Am ceases operations, Kuwaiti Airways Flight 221 is hijacked, the US Navy bombs Libya, and more…

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@NYCAviation reached 20,000 followers on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
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What Our 20,000th Twitter Follower Means To Us

Posted November 10, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Here’s to welcoming the next 20,000 members of our aviation family.

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Photo shows Space Shuttle Enterprise's failed protective bubble and broken tail, the only yet-known damage the aircraft received.
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Space News

Space Shuttle Enterprise Damaged During Hurricane Sandy

Posted October 31, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The bubble meant to protect Space Shuttle Enterprise from a hurricane failed due to loss of power, damaging the spacecraft’s tail.

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Major airports like LAX not only allow spotting, but they have set up telescopes for people's viewing pleasure.
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Editorials

Time for New York’s Port Authority to Admit It Doesn’t Like Photographers

Posted October 18, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Firm rules about planespotting at New York’s airports will help reduce police harassment and confusion among aviation enthusiasts.

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Videos

Video: Cargo Plane Nearly Hits Planespotters After Landing Short of Runway

Posted October 17, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Transall C-160 cargo aircraft being delivered to a German museum touched down short of the runway, almost hitting waiting enthusiasts.

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A 747 freighter being flown by El Al crashed into this apartment complex in Amsterdam, killing 39 on the ground in addition to the 4 on-board.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Sputnik 1 Wins Space Race, Eastern Plane Crashes In Boston: October 4th in Aviation History

Posted October 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Siberian Airlines Flight 1812 is taken down by a Ukranian missile, El Al Flight 1862 crashes into an apartment complex in Amsterdam, BOAC begins the first transatlantic jet route, Eastern Airlines Flight 375 goes down in Boston due to a bird strike, and more…

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