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747-8F Emerges From Paint Hangar Wearing New Cargolux Livery

Posted June 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The first Boeing 747-8F to be painted with a customer’s livery has emerged from the paint hangar in Everett, Wash.

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Emirates to Launch First Airbus A380 Service to New York

Posted June 21, 2008 by NYCA Admin

New York’s inaugural Airbus A380 service is coming sooner than expected, with Emirates moving up the initial flights from October to August.

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Controller PAtrick Harten greets US Airways 1549 Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Skyles at a hearing with the house Aviaiton Subcommittee.
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One Year After the ‘Miracle on the Hudson,’ an Exclusive Interview with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten

Posted January 18, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.

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Hawaiian’s First Airbus A330 Emerges From the Paint Shop

Posted March 27, 2010 by NYCA Admin

French Frogs Airslides has captured Hawaiian Airlines’ first Airbus A330-200 at Toulouse.

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First Boeing 747-8 Freighter Emerges from the Paint Hangar

Posted November 18, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Boeing moved the first 747-8 Freighter out of the paint hangar in Everett, Wash., Tuesday night sporting a special “light” livery.

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Boeing Tanker Bid Earns Support of Eight Governors

Posted July 10, 2010 by BNO News

Governors of eight states came out on Friday in support of Boeing’s formal bid for the U.S. Air Force tanker contract.

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Alaska Airlines Orders Two More Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s

Posted July 22, 2010 by BNO News

Alaska Airlines on Thursday announced it will buy two additional Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s in a deal valued at approximately $153 million.

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Russian Sukhoi Wants to Control 15 Percent of the World’s Medium Airplane Market

Posted July 20, 2010 by BNO News

After a successful day at the Farnborough Air Show where Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) sold over 40 Superjet 100s, the Russian company said on Tuesday that it expects to control 15 percent of the world’s medium-haul airplane market by 2019.

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The brittle concrete EMAS system safely catches aircraft the overrun runways, just lile this CRJ. (Photo © Charleston Yeager Airport)
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The Logbook: TSA Luggage Powder Planting…Just Kidding!

Posted January 21, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A TSA agent plays a joke on an unsuspecting passenger that sends him to another government service…the unemployment line. An errant US Airways CRJ is caught by an EMAS, Emirates to bring A380 back to JFK, Sully’s water-logged A320 for sale, Gulfstream off the runway at TEB, Delta adds extra MD-90s and more!

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Air Berlin Shrinks Boeing 787 Order, Defers 737s

Posted March 16, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Air Berlin says they will be cutting down their Boeing 787 orders from 25 down to 15, and their purchase options from 10 to 5 in an adjustment to travel demands.

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The Logbook: Spanish Fighters Take Down American F-15s

Posted January 25, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Spanish Typhoon shoots down four American F-15s in combat training. India seems to be a safe-haven for drunk pilots and a place where upgrades to First Class fail to produce all the amenities. An Ethiopian 737 crashes off the coast of Lebanon, Delta looks to spends on aircraft upgrades, UK says the VC-10 is safe, and China Eastern pax get $3 tix.

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Now THAT is how you introduce a new runway! Charlotte's new runway 36L/18R receives its first rubber from this gorgeous DC-3. (Photo by Jay Selman/www.AirlinersGallery.com)
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The Logbook: Photos of New Runway, AA Crash, and Pistons Plane!

Posted January 6, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Charlotte opens up a new runway, and brought in a DC-3 as its first flight! There are also new photos of the American Airlines 737 crash in Jamaica and the Detroit Pistons’ new MD-80. Turkish Airlines buys twenty A320 family planes, and a Hawaiian Airlines flight gets an F-15 escort while diverting back to Maui.

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Farnborough Beats Predictions of a Thin and Grim Air Show

Posted July 20, 2008 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

Despite the airline industry’s current turmoil and counter to predictions by pundits that this years major international air show would be a bust, Farnborough got off to a great start with excellent attendance and all major exhibitors out in full force.

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Swiss Plane Completes First Solar-Powered Overnight Flight

Posted July 8, 2010 by BNO News

The Solar Impulse HB-SIA, a Swiss solar-powered plane, completed the first non-stop flight on solar energy after flying 26 hours and 9 minutes. It was the longest flight at the highest altitude in aviation history, Solar Impulse announced on Thursday.

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Boeing 787 Completes Stall Tests and Fatigue Testing Airframe Update

Posted February 4, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

An update on the almost 60 stalls tests and the coming airframe fatigue tests that are bringing the composite Boeing 787 closer and closer to its first revenue flight.

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Air Lease Corporation Orders 60 Boeing 737-800s

Posted July 20, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing announced on Tuesday that Air Lease Corporation (ALC), the new plane lessor started by Steven Udvar-Hazy, will purchase 60 next-generation 737-800s.

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Avolon Orders 12 Boeing Next-Generation 737s

Posted July 20, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing announced on Tuesday that Avolon, an Irish leasing company, ordered 12 Next-Generation 737-800 jetliners valued at $921 million.

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PHOTOS: Boeing 787 Taxi and Aborted Takeoff Tests

Posted December 12, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Our own Jeremy Lindgren is bringing us exclusive photos of the 787 running tests on the ground, including taxiing and aborted takeoff tests. Check out what he’s been posting so far, and learn more about NYCA’s coming 787 coverage!

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Boeing Reveals Phantom Eye, Hydrogen-Powered Unmanned Airborne System

Posted July 13, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing unveiled their new unmanned airborne system, the Phantom Eye, which is capable of reaching altitudes of 65,000 feet for as long as four days. The aircraft will be sent to the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base for testing.

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Qantas Cancels and Defers Portions of 787 Order

Posted June 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Qantas has told Boeing to keep 15 of the 65 787s they had ordered, and is deferring deliveries of an additional 15 aircraft.

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