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Photo Gallery: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Unveiled in Washington

Posted February 13, 2011 by Nate Strong

Spectacular shots of Boeing’s newest jumbo jet.

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Video: Boeing Powers Up First GEnx-Engined 787

Posted May 13, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Boeing has completed the first power-up and engine testing of a General Electric GEnx powered 787 Dreamliner.

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Boeing and ANA Unveil First 787 Dreamliner for Delivery

Posted August 6, 2011 by Nate Strong

Boeing today, in conjunction with 787 launch customer All Nippon Airways, rolled out the first 787-8 commercial airliner to be used in revenue passenger service.

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NYCAviation Store Now Open!

Posted April 13, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

NYCAviation is excited to announce that our online store is now open for business!

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Education

Losing an Engine on Takeoff: Abort It or Floor It?

Posted September 25, 2014 by David J. Williams

Engine failure on takeoff. Yikes! David Williams teaches us how pilots deal with the frightening prospect and the training that goes into making sure everyone comes out alive.

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Boeing’s Biggest Bird Takes to the Skies

Posted February 8, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The largest commercial aircraft ever built in the United States, Boeing’s 747-8 Freighter, made its maiden flight today, marking an important step forward in manufacturer’s groundbreaking, but aging, 747 product line.

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Receives First New Boeing 777-300ER

Posted October 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Friday took delivery of the first of four new Boeing 777-300ER widebody jets. It also marked Boeing’s 300th 777-300ER delivery.

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Condor Airlines Starts Flights from Seattle to Frankfurt

Posted June 24, 2011 by David Parker Brown

Condor Airlines flew their first Seattle-Frankfurt flight yesterday using a Boeing 767-300ER, greeted by a water cannon salute and a celebration at the South Terminal.

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Photo Gallery: Space Shuttle Endeavour Leaves Earth One Last Time

Posted May 17, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

Space Shuttle Endeavour made its 25th and final launch on Monday, blasting into orbit carrying six astronauts and two major additions to the International Space Station.

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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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40 Gorgeous Photos Celebrating 40 Years of Embraer

Posted August 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

On this date in 1969, Brazil’s Ministry of Aeronautics formally created what would grow into one of the world’s foremost aircraft manufacturers. Here are some of our favorite photos of Embraer jets and props operating in diverse environments around the globe.

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Photo Gallery: Riding Shotgun With the Blue Angels at San Francisco Fleet Week 2010

Posted October 11, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

NYCAviation was allowed access to some of the best seats in the house for San Francisco Fleet Week: Fat Albert Airlines. Here’s the view through our lenses.

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Near Disaster at UK Airshow When Cold War Bomber “Accidentally” Takes Off

Posted September 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Disaster was narrowly averted at England’s Bruntingthorpe Air Show in May when a Cold War-era Handley Page Victor accidentally took off.

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Crazy Fokkers: 100-Seat Airliner Market to Get More Crowded Thanks to Dutch Cash Injection

Posted March 8, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A group of investors which has been attempting to restart the Fokker assembly lines for over a decade has secured a crucial development loan from the Dutch government.

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Editorials

The Skinny on Mirrorless Cameras

Posted January 10, 2012 by Manny Gonzalez

The new mirrorless camera fad may not be new at all. What are the pros and cons? What does the future hold? Photography Columnist Manny Gonzalez offers insight.

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PHOTOS: Gulfstream Jet Collides With Tanker Truck at Boeing Field

Posted April 9, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A vintage Gulfstream jet collided with a fuel truck at Boeing Field Thursday evening, pinning the driver for more than an hour and causing a substantial fuel spill.

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Cargo Plane Ground Collision At Boeing Field Surprises 747-8I Revelers

Posted March 21, 2011 by Brandon Farris

While hundreds celebrated the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental’s first flight at Boeing Field on Sunday, a Nolinor Aviation Convair 580 cargo plane jumped its chocks, colliding with a fence, a container loader and another plane.

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NYCAviation Wins Best Enthusiast Site of 2009!

Posted February 2, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Flightglobal’s Webbies of 2009 has declared NYCAviation to be the Best Enthusiast Site of the year, and third in Best Use of Social Media. Ranking so high in the two new categories, we have all of you to thank!

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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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Controller Patrick Harten greets US Airways 1549 Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Skyles at a hearing with the house Aviaiton Subcommittee.
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One Year After the ‘Miracle on the Hudson,’ an Exclusive Interview with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten

Posted January 18, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.

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