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PHOTOS: Ships and Helicopters Entertain Thousands of New Yorkers During Fleet Week 2010

Posted June 11, 2010 by Scott Snorteland

A parade of ships, demonstrations by Marine helicopters and other events thrilled huge crowds during New York’s 26th annual Fleet Week. Scott Snorteland snapped some great photos of the action.

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Amerijet has sent two rotations to Haiti with a 727 so far today. (Photo by Mario J. Craig)
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Flight Coverage of Haitian Earthquake Relief

Posted January 14, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Air transport is the best means by which to get much-needed aid into Haiti after their devastating earthquake. With scores of aircraft trying to get in, we provide continuous coverage of what’s been heading their way, and the challenges that are faced in helping millions in their recovery. (Updated 1:27pm)

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The Logbook: Northwest Overfly, Chapter 683

Posted December 10, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

More attempts to place blame on ATC in the Northwest Minneapolis overfly incident. Ryanair is skipping out on a Boeing deal, the 787’s MTOW is increased, Pakistan receives the first Saab 2000 AEW and Swiss to start ZRH-SFO.

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Photo Gallery: Joint Base Lewis-McChord Air Expo

Posted July 20, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

An amazing representation from multiple branches of the US Military bring thousands of people a ton of excitement including aircraft that span over five decades. Photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal bring you all of the action.

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Photo Gallery: SkyFest 2010 at Fairchild Air Force Base

Posted July 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

No punches were pulled at SkyFest 2010 at Fairchild Air Force Base, where Jeremy Lindgren’s gallery shares with us a plethora of thrilling military aircraft strutting their stuff!

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Jet Fighters and Lenses: The ISAP Photographers Meet in Las Vegas

Posted March 9, 2010 by Alberto Riva

The International Society for Aviation Photography were out in force at this year’s second Red Flag training exercises at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas. Alberto Riva takes you there with coverage from both sides of the camera.

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Boeing Delivers Refurbished E-4B ‘Doomsday Plane’ to US Air Force

Posted February 17, 2010 by NYCA Admin

One of the Air Force’s four “Doomsday Planes” has been returned to service following an eleven month overhaul by Boeing.

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Video: Fifteen B-52s Take Off Within Minutes During Exercise

Posted October 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

An impressive sight: Here we see 15 B-52s conducting Minimum Interval Take-Offs (MITO) from Minot AFB, North Dakota, during the U.S. Strategic Command nuclear exercise GLOBAL THUNDER in June 2009.

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PHOTOS: 2010 New York Air Show at Jones Beach

Posted May 31, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Jones Beach Air Show brought out huge crowds this weekend and photographer Scott Snorteland was in the air and on the ground to capture some of the best moments on camera.

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Apollo 15 Blasts Off for the Moon: July 26 in Aviation History

Posted July 26, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Aloha Airlines predecessor makes its first flight, Space Shuttle Discovery makes first spaceflight since Columbia disaster, and more…

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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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Near Disaster at UK Airshow When Cold War Bomber “Accidentally” Takes Off

Posted September 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Disaster was narrowly averted at England’s Bruntingthorpe Air Show in May when a Cold War-era Handley Page Victor accidentally took off.

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Four Die in Air Force C-17 Cargo Plane Crash at Elmendorf AFB in Alaska

Posted July 28, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Four airmen killed when US Air Force C-17 Globemaster crashes at Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage.

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Boeing F-15E1 Silent Eagle Completes First Flight

Posted July 9, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing F-15E1 Silent Eagle flight demonstrator completed its first successful flight on Thursday from Lambert St. Louis Airport.

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Boeing NewGen Tanker Enters Air Force KC-X Competition

Posted March 4, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s pitch for the US Air Force’s latest tanker competition will be a 767-based jet retrofitted with displays from the state-of-the-art 787 flight deck, among other improvements.

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Atlantic City Thunder Over The Boardwalk Airshow 2009

Posted August 22, 2009 by Scott Snorteland

Despite work and other daily responsibilities, rarely does my alarm go off as early as 5AM. As I struggled to get out of bed in the dark, I knew my day would be worth the five hours of sleep and four plus hour roundtrip drive…

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Polish President Publicly Ridiculed Pilot Following 2008 Flight Diversion

Posted April 12, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The crew of the doomed Polish Air Force jet which crashed on Saturday—killing the President and other top Polish officials—may have felt pressured to land in dangerous conditions.

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Boeing 707 Tanker Crashes, Bursts Into Flames at California Naval Base

Posted May 18, 2011 by BNO News

A large tanker aircraft crashed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in California late Wednesday afternoon, officials said, but all crew members survived the accident.

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Worst Person in the World: Air Cargo Handler Arrested for Stealing From Soldier-Bound Care Packages

Posted May 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A cargo handler wearing a stolen watch was arrested in New York on Wednesday, charged with stealing from care packages on their way to US troops overseas.

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Royal Australian Air Force Aerobatic Plane Crash Injures Two

Posted May 18, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Royal Australian Air Force plane crashed at the East Sale airbase in Victoria, Australia, injuring two pilots, officials said Wednesday.

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