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PHOTOS: Onboard With the A350 XWB’s Americas Demo Tour

Posted July 22, 2015 by Jason Rabinowitz

NYCAviation contributor and passenger experience guru Jason Rabinowitz takes us onboard the A350 C

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Remember That One Time Donald Trump Owned an Airline?

Posted July 9, 2015 by Gabe Andino

With Donald Trump being all over the news of late, we take a look back at the Trump Shuttle.

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DOJ’s “Collusion”: You Scratch My Airplane’s Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

Posted July 7, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

The Department of Justice’s charges of collusion at multiple airlines should come as no surprise to the ironic actions of none other than…
The Department of Justice.

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Airline Globalization’s History: Once An Advantage, Now a Threat

Posted June 23, 2015 by John Steffen

The debate between U.S legacy airlines and the “ME3″ has been getting hotter and hotter, though airline globalization has been around since the beginning.

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Pilot Shortage: Where’d All the Pilots Go?

Posted June 22, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

The reasons why 80% of student pilots drop out have also always been the same; lack of money and the high demands of the industry.

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The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.
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The Name Alone of FAA’s New “Pilot Fitness Aviation Rulemaking Committee” Proves Wrong Philosophy

Posted May 29, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.

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Growing Pains for the Electronic Flight Bag

Posted April 29, 2015 by Andrew Poure

Despite the headache recently felt by American Airlines, EFB’s are a positive step for the airline industry, guaranteed to become more and more reliable.

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REVEALED: The Dirty Truth About Chemtrails (Satire)

Posted April 1, 2015 by Ken Hoke

“Captain X” Takes us inside the cockpit and reveals the TRUTH about chemtrails.

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Lurking Behind the Germanwings Cockpit Door

Posted March 26, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

In light of the tragic news earlier today, Columnist Erika Armstrong explores the culture of those who fly professionally and the ultimate betrayal among their ranks.

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INTERVIEW: Air-To-Air Photography With Scott Snorteland

Posted February 5, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Recently NYCA sat down with accomplished air to air photographer Scott Snorteland to find out what it takes to pull off a successful shoot.

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The Tupolev Tu-95, 62 Years Old & Still Going Strong

Posted January 27, 2015 by Bernie Leighton

This article originally appeared on AirlineReporter.com. If it is possible to have a favorite aircraft, mine would be the Tupolev Tu-95. The story of the Tu-95 goes back to 1944. During the Great Patriotic War, the Soviets watched with both awe and horror as the Boeing B-29 Superfortress devastated Japan. It was decided that the Air Force needed an […]

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Qatar’s A350 XWB: An Inside Look with 19 Great Photos

Posted January 19, 2015 by Paul Thompson

Qatar Airways recently unveiled the world’s first A350 XWB. NYCAviation correspondant Paul Thompson was in Doha to get a first hand look.

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My First Time: Behind the Controls of a 737

Posted January 12, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Recently, I had a chance to get behind the controls of an airplane for the first time, in the left seat of a Boeing 737 simulator.

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Gone Gliding Part Three – The Conclusion

Posted January 8, 2015 by Howard Slutsken

In the conclusion to this three-part series, Howard Slutskin gets hooked up and towed out on his gliding adventure!

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The Top Five Business Jets of Today

Posted January 6, 2015 by Nicholas Chieco

How do corporate jetsetters experience the polar opposite of no-frills air travel? We explore five possible answers.

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Gustave vs. the Wright Brothers: Who Was Really First?

Posted December 17, 2014 by Melanie Rivera

For years, the Wright brothers’ first flight has been heatedly debated, with some historians claiming that Gustave Whitehead was actually the first. Here’s what we know.

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PHOTOS: Touring the China Airlines Maintenance Hangar

Posted December 16, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

While in Taipei recently, Contributor Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren had a chance to tour China Airlines maintenance hangar.

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Soaring NV’s gliders at Minden-Tahoe Airport – the LS4, two Duo Discus, two ASK-21s.
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Gone Gliding – Part Two

Posted December 12, 2014 by Howard Slutsken

Howard Slutsken’s gone gliding, and taking us along for the ride! Follow along as he guides us through the preflight process and take-off.

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Flight Review: China Airlines’ New 777-300ER Wows Passengers

Posted December 8, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Join us as we experience Taiwan-based China Airlines’ brand new 777-300ER first hand on a flight that will not soon be forgotten.

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Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Posted November 11, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation’s soldiers and veterans.

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