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App Shootout: FlightRadar24 vs. Planefinder
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App Shootout: FlightRadar24 vs. Planefinder

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Which app helps plane spotters track flights the best? NYCAviation looks at two popular live-tracking options: FlightRadar24 and Planefinder.

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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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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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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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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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