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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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Blog

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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Blog

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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