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PHOTOS: Singapore Airlines Upgrades New York JFK Service to Airbus A380 Super Jumbo

Posted January 17, 2012 by Manny Gonzalez

Singapore Airlines rolled out a major upgrade Monday on their Singapore-Frankfurt-New York JFK service, shedding the previously used Boeing 747-400 for the larger Airbus A380 super jumbo aircraft.

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Are Some Popular Photo Sharing Sites Taking a Byte Out of Your Image Quality?

Posted August 22, 2011 by Mark Hsiung

Ever notice imperfections in your uploaded photos that weren’t there before? Us too!

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Steve Jobs Evades Gulfstream Photo Bounty, Costs Apple $50

Posted January 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Apple shares were down over $1.70 in Tuesday afternoon trading after markets learned that a $50 iTunes gift card being offered by NYCAviation for photos of Steve Jobs’ Gulfstream landing in New York would not be purchased.

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Over a dozen North American B-25 Mitchell bombers gathered in Ohio this month. (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)
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Doolittle Reunion: Massive Gathering of B-25 Bombers Takes Off in Ohio

Posted April 24, 2012 by Bryan Heim

The first day of the Doolittle Raiders reunion was dampened by record rainfall, but day two featured 20 amazing old aircraft soaring in front of 10,000 excited enthusiasts.

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Japan Airlines Has a New ‘Nature’ Jet

Posted October 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Japan Airlines has repainted one of its domestic-use Boeing 777-200s to promote the company’s support of preservation-minded causes.

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Could this snazzy neon Budweiser sign soon welcome you at an airport near you? (Photo by Jeremy Brooks, CC BY-NC)
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Want to Drink a Budweiser BNA? How About a Bud Light LAX?

Posted June 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch has filed trademark applications for 42 airport codes, but it’s not clear why.

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Video: Air Force One Takes Off from Seattle’s Boeing Field

Posted February 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In honor of President’s Day, a video by Alex Jossi of the world’s most famous Boeing 747 taking off from Boeing Field’s Runway 31 this past August.

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Plane of Note: Virgin America’s Steve Jobs Jet

Posted January 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Virgin America has quietly named one of its Airbus A320 aircraft, “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish,” in honor of a famous quote delivered by the Apple founder.

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Photo Review: LAX Spotters Weekend 2013

Posted October 28, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Over 100 people came out to enjoy a weekend of LAX spotting in an event set up by PHXSpotters and NYCAviation.

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Naked Man Arrested After Swimming Near JFK Airport Fuel Farm

Posted July 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A nude swimmer who wasn’t a turtle washed ashore at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Tuesday.

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The last flying Boeing 720 (C-FETB), whose final decades were spent working as a Pratt & Whitney engine testbed, is seen here taking off from Plattsburgh in 2008. (Photo by Senga Butts)
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The Last Flying Boeing 720 Flies No More

Posted May 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

This week marked the final flight of the last remaining airworthy Boeing 720, concluding the unique airliner’s nearly 53 years of service.

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The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart: An Infographic

Posted July 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937. Here’s a great infographic about her life.

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Plane of Note: Cargolux Boeing 747-8 Freighter Makes First Appearance at JFK

Posted January 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Beijing, Baku and Budapest have all been visited by Boeing’s biggest bird, but before Wednesday, the Big Apple had not.

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Smoke On! The 2014 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

Posted May 29, 2014 by Scott Snorteland

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.

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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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JetBlue Offering $4 ‘Carmageddon’ Flights Between Long Beach and Burbank

Posted July 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue announced that it would operate two roundtrip “planepools” between Long Beach International Airport and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on the first day the busy highway is shut down, Saturday, July 16.

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Top 10 Posts of the Week: Superjet Crash in Indonesia, Dreamliner Visits DC and More

Posted May 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Lots of attention on the Sukhoi Superjet tragedy in Indonesia, while the Boeing 787 Dream Tour flew into Reagan National, a man tried to smuggle too many cats and a new underwear bomb plot. Plus, the week’s top 10 NYCAviation Message Board threads.

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Video: Meet the Voice Behind the Airport

Posted November 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The soothing, authoritative, but motherly voice heard in airports around the world belongs to Carolyn Hopkins of northern Maine.

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Amelia Earhart Google Doodle Honors Aviator’s Birthday

Posted July 24, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Amelia Earhart and her red Lockheed Vega topped Google’s homepage on Tuesday to mark the pioneering female aviator’s 115th birthday.

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UN Week: New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year

Posted September 17, 2014 by Ben Granucci

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.

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