Airline pilot and columnist Justin Schlechter goes back to his aviation enthusiast roots to share the experience of his first trip to St. Maarten.
New commercial pilots face the challenge of acquiring the necessary experience they need to advance their flying careers. Ryan Gaddis took the road less traveled, moving to Namibia to build his flight hours by flying the bush.
Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. So climb aboard the Wayback Machine and enjoy the view.
Thunderstorms are one of the top causes of flight delays. Meteorologist Adam Daum delves into the science behind this powerful force of nature.
In today’s world of high-speed technology, so many take advantage of air travel, but forget its long history. Taking a step back and adding a little perspective can make airplane geeks out of anyone.
The recent trend of airline consolidation has taken away the large variety of airlines we’ve grown accustomed to seeing over the years. We take a look back at some airlines that were “second acts” of carriers that failed during deregulation.
The emergence of regional jets in the 1990s was a major game-changer among the business models of legacy carriers that are still evolving today. Are they saving an otherwise hurting industry, or more of a hindrance?
Recently, a passenger’s account of a near collision between his flight and another near Hawaii has received a lot of attention. However, all was not as he made it seem. We separate the facts from the fiction and explain why this is proof that the system works.
While diversions do happen frequently, the decision to land a plane perhaps hundreds or thousands of miles from its destination is not taken lightly. A look at why planes divert and how pilots, dispatchers and managers choose where to land your plane safely.
Imagine that you’re the captain of an airliner, cruising at 40,000 feet, when you experience an explosive decompression. What do you do next to get back on the ground?
NYCAviation proudly presents its list of the best aviation and space movies of all time, as voted by our staff and readers.
With the American Airlines/US Airways merger now finalized, two pilots – one from American and one from US Airways – shared their perspectives on the merger with NYCAviation.
The Federal Air Marshal Service has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, much of the culture gained over the first 40 years that air marshals existed has been lost in the post-9/11 world.
A video appears online showing men shooting at a 747 as it approaches to land. What happens? Whose plane is it? NYCA digs deeper.
The US Blue Angels jet team may be facing the ax if Congress fails to stop the nation from going over the fiscal cliff.