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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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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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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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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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Actual photo of me catching up on some sleep before departing on a ferry flight to God-knows-where.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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