The Scimitar and its distant British and French cousin, Concorde. (Photo by Matt Molnar/NYCAviation)

Intrepid Museum Unloads Three Warplanes to Clear Room for Space Shuttle Enterprise

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.
by admin

Scoot executives pose with a model Boeing 777 with a full-size version in the background. (Photo by Scoot)

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

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.
by admin


Airplane! Star Leslie Nielsen Dead at Age 84

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.
by BNO News



Horsepower (Not Horses) Takes Center Stage at Famed Ascot Racecourse

Planes soared over the famed Ascot Racecourse in England during the latest stop on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship tour. NYCA was there to see the action firsthand.
by Mark Kolanowski and Nicola Berry


The Great JFK Runway Closure of 2010: Your Definitive Guide

JFK's runway 13R/31L is in need of some rehabilitation, which will have a major effect on an already strained airfield operation. Here's what the changes will mean to travelers, airlines and planespotters.
by Phil Derner Jr.