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Airplane! Star Leslie Nielsen Dead at Age 84

Posted November 28, 2010 by BNO News

Veteran comic actor Leslie Nielsen, best known for his roles in the movies Airplane! and The Naked Gun, has passed away in Florida of pneumonia.

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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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PHOTOS: Lufthansa Begins First Airbus A380 Service to Miami

Posted June 13, 2011 by Mark Lawrence

Another page was added to the journals of South Florida aviation history on Friday with the arrival of the first Lufthansa A380 superjumbo jet at Miami International Airport.

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MD-11 Versus Wall: Wall Wins

Posted March 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

I guess you could argue the wall in this photo looks worse for wear than the cargo plane that hit it. After all, it does have a gaping hole in it, whereas the MD-11 suffered a measly crumpled radome. But…

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Photos: Bizjet Bonanza at the NBAA Northeast Forum 2012

Posted June 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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.

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Former White House Bomb Sniffing Dog Goes Rogue at Detroit Airport [UPDATED]

Posted January 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A dog recently fired from his bomb sniffing job at the White House is on the lam at Detroit Metro Airport after escaping from handlers Monday night.

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Adult female Diamondback Terrapin. (Photo by NOAA)
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Pregnant Turtles Delay Air Traffic in New York

Posted June 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Pregnant turtles native to Jamaica Bay have once again emerged to nest on land, marching onto one of the runways at JFK International Airport and causing what one Twitter user called, “[the] cutest delay ever!”

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The B-25 "Grumpy". (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)
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Mission Briefing: Doolittle Raiders 70th Anniversary Flight Prepares for Departure

Posted April 10, 2012 by Bryan Heim

The World War II B-25 bomber known as Grumpy will soon make a historic flight commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid.

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A Day in the Life of a News Chopper Camera Operator

Posted August 25, 2011 by Ken McQuillan

The news chopper has become an integral tool for TV reporting, quickly capturing birds-eye views of car chases and house fires that cameramen on the ground cannot. An aerial cinematographer in Detroit talks about his job.

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JetBlue Unveils New Building Blocks Tail Design

Posted February 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

JetBlue has unveiled their newest tail design, the creation of an employee who won a design contest.

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Boeing 787 Dream Tour Flies On to Bangkok and Singapore in February

Posted January 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The world tour of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner has added two stops to its itinerary for February: Bangkok and Singapore.

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VIDEO: Solar Impulse Aircraft Takes Flight at Paris Air Show

Posted June 27, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The all-solar-powered aircraft that is expected to make the world’s first around-the-world flight of its kind next year gave audiences at the Paris Air Show a 20-minute demo on Sunday.

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The Scimitar and its distant British and French cousin, Concorde. (Photo by Matt Molnar/NYCAviation)
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Intrepid Museum Unloads Three Warplanes to Clear Room for Space Shuttle Enterprise

Posted April 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum purged three planes from its collection on Wednesday — a Royal Navy Supermarine Scimitar, a US Marine Corps Douglas F3D Skyknight, and a North Korean Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15.

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Did any runways catch fire due to the heat today? Almost. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Record Heat Bakes Northeast US Airports

Posted June 20, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A number of airports in the northeast experienced record high temperatures on Wednesday.

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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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Photos and Video: Onboard the New England Patriots Awesome C-5 Galaxy Flyover

Posted January 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

We love flyovers no matter what teams are involved. Watch the Air Force’s largest jet perform a loud and low pass over Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

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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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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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