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Comair – South Africa’s Alternative

Posted September 2, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

South African Airways is the best known airline in South Africa, but there are two other longstanding airlines providing service in the region. Mark Lawrence was on location for an in-depth profile of the Comair Group airlines, kulula.com and British Airways (Operated by Comair).

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AeroStar Leads The Way With a Training Pipeline for Future Aviators

Posted August 29, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Simply being the CEO of an aviation consulting firm wasn’t enough for Tammera Holmes. She had to help young people learn to embrace aviation as well.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: New York International Airport

Posted August 26, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: JFK and its predecessor, New York International Airport.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Posted August 19, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Northeast

Posted August 12, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: The Northeast!

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A Look Inside Delta Air Lines

Posted August 11, 2014 by Brian Stevenson

Delta Air Lines recently opened its doors to give NYCA an inside look at how one of the largest airlines on the planet operates.

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#TBT: Taming the Beast: How to Name and Organize Your Digital Photos

Posted August 7, 2014 by Manny Gonzalez

The disappearance of film and the arrival of the Digital Age means unlimited photo taking! Yay! But now how do I save, sort, archive and search through tens of thousands of shots? Boo. Photography Columnist Manny Gonzalez tells us how.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Mid-Atlantic

Posted August 5, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: The Mid-Atlantic!

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Oshkosh from 3 Feet AGL: EAA AirVenture from a Child’s Perspective

Posted August 3, 2014 by Sarina Houston

EAA’s annual KidVenture inspires future aviators by bringing the thrill of flight to children of all ages.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Across The Pond

Posted July 29, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Europe!

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Up Close and Personal With a C-17 Globemaster

Posted July 24, 2014 by Danielle Gibeault

An aerial pairing of the C-17 Globemaster and the KC-135 Stratotanker was the recent highlight at a media day in which journalists were afforded the rare opportunity to ride along.

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Rebuilding the Perception of Airline Pilots, One Passenger at at Time

Posted July 24, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

Do you think the pilot is to blame when your flight hits turbulence or is delayed? Think again.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: North of the Border

Posted July 22, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Canada!

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EXCLUSIVE: How Malaysia Airlines Can Survive Beyond 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 by Eric McKirdy

Despite years of financial losses and two Boeing 777 crashes, Malaysia Airlines could choose to rebound as a stronger company.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Wild West

Posted July 15, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: the airports of the western United States both large and small.

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The Flyover: Keeping a Tradition Alive

Posted July 15, 2014 by Scott Snorteland

If you think a flyover is special and have enjoyed them in the past, make sure to embrace the Thunderbirds at the All-Star game tonight as it has become even more special now.

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Aviation Weather Hazards: Understanding Tornadoes

Posted July 14, 2014 by Adam Daum

Tornadoes are perhaps the most recognized, feared and damaging progeny of thunderstorms. Resident NYCAviation meteorologist Adam Daum breaks down how tornadoes develop, how they’re detected and how they impact air operations.

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Ethiopian Airlines: From Humble Beginnings to an Aviation Powerhouse

Posted July 11, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Looking back to its first days in 1946, it would be hard to imagine Ethiopian becoming the African aviation powerhouse it is today. Yet nevertheless the airline managed to continue to grow through obstacles small and large over the years, resulting in the modern fresh carrier we see today.

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Five of the World’s Best Airport Viewing Areas

Posted July 10, 2014 by Sarina Houston

When NYCAviation heard about the opening of the viewing area at Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel, I thought I’d look further into what made this hotel so plane spotter-friendly.

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#TBT: How to Pick the Best Lens For Aviation Photography

Posted July 10, 2014 by Manny Gonzalez

No matter how good a camera body you buy, a successful day of photography at your local airport or a summer airshow greatly depends on which lens you use. Photography columnist Manny Gonzalez explains what you should look for in a lens and why.

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