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Airline News

Delta Delivers on NYC Expansion Promises With New LaGuardia Sky Club

Posted September 7, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta’s new LGA Terminal C Sky Club is a great measuring stick for the airline’s massive New York City expansion.

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"Fill 'er up, check the oil and clean the windshield. Over."
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Aviation News

Photos: Riding Along KC-10 Refueling Flight as Air Force Week Takes Off

Posted August 15, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

NYCAviation was along for the ride as a KC-10 refueling tanker served fuel to four F-15s off the coast of Long Island.

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Jet Skier Breaches JFK Airport Perimeter, Wanders to Terminal 3 Undetected

Posted August 13, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

A jet skier in Jamaica Bay breached a $100 million security system at JFK Airport, leaving both officials and citizens, scratching their heads.

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Video: Huge Air Force C-17 Cargo Jet Mistakenly Lands at Tiny Florida Airport

Posted July 21, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The NJ-based crew of a huge Air Force C-17 Globemaster may be looking for work after mistakenly landing at a tiny airport in Florida.

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Constructed from very light balsawood sheet and strip, boron filament, carbon fiber and a transparent covering of plastic film, these rubberband-powered planes can fly for up to 40 minutes at a time.
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FLOAT: Inside the World of Competitive Rubberband-Powered Aircraft

Posted June 29, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

A documentary about handmade “Indoor freeflight rubber-powered duration aircraft” is about to take off.

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Videos

Video: Brisk Wind Tries to Help 747 Fly One Last Time

Posted June 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Without the weight of its engines, a 747 at the end of its career wants to fly one last time. Does she make it?

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Sky Waitresses: The Forgotten Heroes

Posted May 10, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Why the triumphs and tragedies of flight attendants shouldn’t be overlooked in airliner accidents.

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In preparation for its flight to New York, Space Shuttle Enterprise is mounted to the top of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Dulles Airport early Friday morning. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingals)
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Blog

Will Intrepid Love and Honor Space Shuttle Enterprise?

Posted May 2, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Our ups, downs and more downs in dealing with the Intrepid Museum, including aircraft abuse and putting profit over enthusiasm.

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Delta executives, New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg and other local politicians take part in the ceremonial first dig for the 630-foot long bridge that will connect Terminals C and D.
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Airline News

Delta Breaks Ground on LaGuardia Airport Terminal Improvements

Posted April 14, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Delta Air Lines execs and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg this week put their shovels to the pavement as they began their redevelopment of LGA’s Terminal C and D.

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Photography

Aviation Photography and Copyright Infringement: Taking a Stand

Posted March 29, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pinterest recently modified their Terms of Service, reversing their “we can sell your pictures” policy. A small victory, but how far do photo abuses go in our world?

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