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.
In the wake of the horrible events that are still taking place in Japan, NYCAviation has set up a donation page to help the millions that are estimated to be in need of assistance. Donations will be rewarded with free NYCAviation t-shirts and stickers.
A photo and video montage of my favorite things at Oshkosh 2011, from the Blue Angels Ford Mustang to the Marine Corps Harrier flight demo.
Amelia Earhart and her red Lockheed Vega topped Google’s homepage on Tuesday to mark the pioneering female aviator’s 115th birthday.
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.
DiCaprio is making a new John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy movie. Last night, a plane he was on suffered an engine failure at JFK Airport. Coincidence? I think not.
NYCAviation presents the greatest aviation celebration known to man: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012.
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.
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.
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.
A month after finding perhaps the most epic Airbus A320 cockpit video of all time, we’ve come across its Boeing 737 equivalent.
Since its public debut in May, John Sessions and his Historic Flight Foundation have been out to change the way people experience vintage aircraft, from bombers to airliners to biplanes. And it’s working.
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.
South African search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday morning located two planes on a mountain in the country’s northeast after they went missing during severe weather on Sunday.
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!”