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Aviation News

Photos: JFK Airport Rescue Truck Takes a Licking and Needs Rescuing of its Own

Posted November 25, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

In what may be a $750,000 mistake for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, one of their airport rescue trucks at JFK became several damaged while driving around the airport’s taxiways.

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Boeing Dreamlifter Lands at Wrong Airport; Can It Leave?

Posted November 21, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Overnight, a boeing 747-400LCK (AKA, the Dreamlifter), landed at tiny Jabara Airport instead of its intended destination at McConnell Air Force Base. In the aftermath many questions have been raised, including whether or not there is enough runway for it to take off.

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NYCAviation

Introducing the New NYCAviation Team!

Posted November 5, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

For years, NYCAviation has continuously grown far beyond our city limits as we look to fuel your passion for aviation through entertaining and educating features and content. From our articles, to Twitter, to our message boards, our store and more, we reach many hundreds of thousands every month promoting safe and loving skies. As you […]

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Crashes

Photos: Lion Air 737 Overruns Runway, Strikes Cow

Posted August 6, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Lion Air 737 overran a runway in Indonesia, striking a cow, as their second accident in just 4 months.

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Videos

Video: Spanish Air Force F/A-18 Makes Super Low Pass

Posted July 26, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A good low pass video never gets old, and this one is no exception (see below). This F/A-18 being flown by the Spanish Air Force could have easily given someone a haircut had they been standing in the wrong place. Looks as though the aircraft buzzed the airfield while flying over a taxiway, at one […]

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TV News Station Airs Prank Crew Names that NTSB Confirmed

Posted July 12, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A San Francisco news station shared false prank names of Asiana 214 crewmembers that had been confirmed by the NTSB.

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Education

Going Oceanic: Basic Lesson in North Atlantic Tracks

Posted July 11, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

What goes into navigating a flight over the ocean? There might be more to it than you think.

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Blog

Plane Crashes: The Media S***storm

Posted July 9, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

What message is the mainstream media sending to the public after an event like plane crash, and why?

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Aviation News

Video: Airbus A330 Engine Failure Causes Aborted Takeoff

Posted June 25, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Video was captured of an Airbus A330 aborting its takeoff at Manchester Airport after experiencing engine failure.

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The High Risk Job of a Military Charter Loadmaster

Posted May 1, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

People jumped onto the internet Tuesday and saw the shockingly intense video of Monday’s National Airlines 747 crash that took place just after takeoff from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. Though it is so very early in the investigation, early speculation indicates that it may have been a shift in the cargo load on the aircraft, […]

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