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New York City to Host First Blimp Race in 25 Years on Monday

Posted July 3, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Three blimps flown by DirecTV, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield and Hangar One Vodka will race up New York’s Hudson River on Sunday in the first competition of its kind in 25 years.

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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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Photo Gallery: A Plane Geek’s Memorable First Trip to Oshkosh

Posted August 3, 2011 by NYCAviation Staff

I have for years dreamed of making the pilgrimage and attending my first AirVenture, as the show is officially called. For various reasons I’ve never been able to make it; most of the excuses having something to do with the lack of money and the rest with lack of time. But this year, this year, opportunity came a knockin’.

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Back TZ The Future: Singapore’s Scoot to Resurrect IATA Code of ATA

Posted May 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Scoot, the new no frills, long-haul carrier launched by Singapore Airlines, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has assigned it a new two-character flight designator code: TZ.

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Photos: 63 Pictures from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012

Posted August 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

NYCAviation presents the greatest aviation celebration known to man: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012.

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AirTran Unveils Dolphin-Covered Jet Celebrating Partnership with Georgia Aquarium

Posted April 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

AirTran Airways has unveiled a Boeing 737-700 adorned with large dolphins painted on the fuselage and engines in honor of the airline’s longtime support of the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.

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JetBlue's latest special livery, Vets In Blue, arriving at JFK for the first time. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz.
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Photos: JetBlue Honors Our Veterans With a Stunning New Special Livery

Posted November 10, 2014 by Ben Granucci

This morning, JetBlue officially unveiled their latest special livery, honoring the veterans of the US Armed Forces. We take a look at the new livery, along with the Airline’s other special liveries and tailfins.

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Interactive Photo: Boeing 787 Dreamliner Cockpit

Posted August 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Click, zoom and drag the image below to explore all the buttons, knobs and displays in the the state-of-the-art all-glass cockpit in the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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Chefs Battle for Salmon Supremacy in Alaska Airlines Copper River Cook-Out

Posted May 20, 2012 by David Parker Brown

It has become a yearly tradition to wake up before it gets light and head on down to Alaska Air Cargo at SeaTac Airport to welcome the season’s first Alaskan Copper River Salmon.

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Santa Claus Stops in Seattle Aboard Vintage Plane

Posted December 19, 2011 by John Harrell

Allowing his reindeer to rest up a week before the big day, Santa arrived at Seattle’s Museum of Flight on Saturday aboard a restored de Havilland Beaver dubbed “Santa One,” greeting eager children and their parents with Mrs. Claus on a visit from the North Pole.

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Video: Spectacular HD Footage from a Boeing 737 Cockpit

Posted February 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A month after finding perhaps the most epic Airbus A320 cockpit video of all time, we’ve come across its Boeing 737 equivalent.

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New Zealand Engineer Dead After Being Sucked Into Plane Engine

Posted August 9, 2011 by BNO News

Police in New Zealand are investigating the death of an aircraft engineer, Miles Hunter, 51, who was sucked into the engine of a C-130 Hercules transport plane early Monday morning.

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