Rarely is much attention paid to one of the most important design aspects of modern jet engines: The cowlings. Aviation safety expert David J. Williams explores the history and development of the modern engine enclosure.
Each September, the leaders of the world converge on New York City for what is known as UN Week. The many VIP aircraft that arrive during this time make this week a plane spotter’s paradise. Here is a look at where you should go to join in the fun and what you might see.
We revisit our review of last year’s premier of Airplane Repo. The new season premiers this Friday night.
Airline pilot and columnist Justin Schlechter goes back to his aviation enthusiast roots to share the experience of his first trip to St. Maarten.
The 11th annual Bethpage FCU Air Show at Jones Beach occurred over Memorial Day weekend. Scott Snorteland gives us an inside look at this sign of summer.
Last weekend, the JFK Rotary Club held their annual JFK Runway Run, bringing out serious runners to the runways of JFK International Airport, as well as some quite slow aviation enthusiasts. The 5k race, which helps raise money for scholarships and community functions, presents a rare opportunity for the average citizen to be escorted air-side […]
With the increased growth of air travel into South Florida, and in particular Miami International, officials at Ft Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport and Broward County embarked on a massive project to increase capacity. Breaking ground on January 23, 2012, the project started to expand the previous general aviation runway 9R/27L to a six story elevated […]
The US Blue Angels jet team may be facing the ax if Congress fails to stop the nation from going over the fiscal cliff.
American Airlines unveiled their new look to New York City on Friday as part of their “Becoming New American” tour, flying in the first Boeing 737 painted in the company’s new livery. The new look marks the first overhaul of the Dallas-based carrier’s public image in a generation. American Airlines VP of New York and […]
NYCAviation presents the greatest aviation celebration known to man: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012.
Amelia Earhart and her red Lockheed Vega topped Google’s homepage on Tuesday to mark the pioneering female aviator’s 115th birthday.
Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937. Here’s a great infographic about her life.
Beer giant Anheuser-Busch has filed trademark applications for 42 airport codes, but it’s not clear why.
The annual event showed off the wares of 35 aircraft, ranging from the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter to the Piaggio P.180 Avanti turboprop to Embraer’s biggest business jet, the Lineage 1000.
Can a reborn jetliner again change the world — or look good trying?