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A UK Army Air Corps Westland Apache WAH-64D Longbow (ZJ206).
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Apache Helicopter Gunner Prince Harry Killed Taliban During Afghanistan Tour

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Britain’s Prince Harry said he killed Taliban fighters during his stint as a helicopter gunner in Afghanistan.

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A McDonnell Douglas F-15C-35-MC Eagle out of the 71st Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Wing, at Langley Air Force Base, Va., flies over Washington D.C. (Photo by U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers)
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Two Planes Met By F-15s Upon Entering President’s Airspace Over New York and Connecticut

Posted August 7, 2012 by BNO News

Fighter jets intercepted two planes that strayed into President Obama’s airspace during a campaign visit to Connecticut and New York Monday.






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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)
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Iraq Intercepts Iranian Plane Enroute to Syria

Posted October 29, 2012 by BNO News

Iraqi authorities on Saturday ordered a Syria-bound cargo plane to land in Baghdad to make sure it was not carrying weapons.






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Photos: Riding Along KC-10 Refueling Flight as Air Force Week Takes Off

Posted August 15, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

NYCAviation was along for the ride as a KC-10 refueling tanker served fuel to four F-15s off the coast of Long Island.






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Photo Gallery: San Francisco Fleet Week 2010 Airshow

Posted October 11, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

NYCAviation visited gorgeous San Francisco this past weekend for the Fleet Week 2010 Airshow.






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This is Syria's only operational Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft (YK-ATA), seen here at Paris-Le Bourget Airport in 2009. It may have been used to transport Mil Mi-25 attack helicopters to Syria from Russia through Iraqi airspace. (Photo by twin-otter64 via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)
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Did Syria Transport Russian Attack Helicopters Through Iraqi Airspace?

Posted November 30, 2012 by Michael Grabell, ProPublica

In late October, Syria asked Iraqi authorities to grant air access for a cargo plane transporting refurbed attack helicopters from Russia.






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PHOTOS: Afterburners, Bombers and Tankers Take the Stage at Red Flag-Nellis

Posted January 26, 2011 by Brandon Farris

NYCAviation was on-hand as Nellis Air Force base hosted one of its Red Flag training exercises on Tuesday.






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‘My Bad’: South Korean Military Apologizes for Shooting at Passenger Jet

Posted June 20, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean military officials on Monday apologized after its troops mistakenly opened fire on an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning when they misidentified it for a North Korean military plane.






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Military Plane Crashes in Morocco, Killing 78

Posted July 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nearly 80 people were killed on Tuesday morning when a Moroccan Royal Armed Forces C-130 Hercules transport aircraft crashed into a southern Morocco mountain during bad weather, state-run media reported. There were three survivors.






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Osama bin Laden is marked as "deceased" on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List web page following the US raid that left him dead.
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VIDEO: Navy Seal Mark Owen Credits Army Pilots for Success of Bin Laden Raid

Posted September 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

We thought we had a pretty good idea of the Army’s helicopter badassery during the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. We now know even more.






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F-16 Pilot Ejects Safely as Fighter Jet Crashes in Southern Wisconsin

Posted June 7, 2011 by BNO News

The pilot of a U.S. Air Force fighter jet that crashed in Wisconsin on Tuesday was able to eject safely, officials said.






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Iran Tests New Shahab-3 Missiles Capable of Reaching Israel, US Bases

Posted June 28, 2011 by BNO News

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps test-fired fourteen missiles on Tuesday on its second day of exercises, officials said.






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Army Tests Hypersonic Aircraft That Can Hit Any Target on Earth in 1 Hour

Posted November 18, 2011 by BNO News

The United States early Thursday morning successfully tested a hypersonic aircraft which will allow the U.S. military to strike targets anywhere in the world within an hour, the Pentagon confirmed on Friday.






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Turkey Scrambles Fighter Jets in Response to Syrian Helicopter Flights

Posted July 1, 2012 by BNO News

Turkey scrambled fighter jets three separate times on Saturday as Syrian helicopters approached the tense border area.






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Boeing to Relocate C-130 Avionics Modernization Program and B-1 Program to Oklahoma City

Posted August 2, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Monday announced it will relocate the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) and B-1 Program from Long Beach to Oklahoma City.






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US Air Force F-15 Crashes in Libya, Crew Rescued Safely

Posted March 22, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle crashed in the northeastern region of Libya, but the two crew members were able to eject safely.






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ISAF Helicopter Crashes in Afghanistan, Crewmembers Rescued

Posted April 23, 2011 by BNO News

A helicopter belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in eastern Afghanistan on early Saturday morning, the alliance said, but no casualties were reported.






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Brazilian Air Force Plane Crash Kills All Eight On Board

Posted August 3, 2011 by BNO News

A Brazilian Air Force plane carrying eight people crashed in southern Brazil on early Tuesday afternoon, killing everyone on board, officials said.






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The helicopter went down in the village of Quebrada Seca, near Guatemala's border with Belize
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10 Killed as Guatemalan Air Force Helicopter Crashes on Rescue Mission for Another Downed Chopper

Posted February 29, 2012 by BNO News

Ten people were killed on Tuesday when an Guatemalan Air Force helicopter crashed in northern Guatemala after being sent to help with another helicopter crash in the region, defense officials said. There were no survivors.






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An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division. (Photo by SSgt Shane A. Cuomo/US Army)
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Taliban Commander Arrested for Shooting Down US Chopper

Posted September 19, 2012 by BNO News

Coalition forces arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a US helicopter, killing two American soldiers.






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