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VIDEO: Army Parachute Jumper Gets Caught on Flagpole at Texas Rangers Game

Posted August 26, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A US Army Golden Knight hit a bit of a snag while descending into Rangers Ballpark Wednesday night.

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Pilot Attempting to Impress Woman Intercepted by F-16s After Straying Into Mexican Airspace

Posted July 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nothing turns on a lady more than flying your Cessna into the crosshairs of a heavily-armed supersonic fighter jet.

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Boeing Wins US Air Force KC-X Refueling Aircraft Contract

Posted February 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Pentagon has announced that Boeing has beaten out EADS’s bid for the $35 billion KC-X aerial tanker program.

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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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Royal Air Force Crew Safely Ejects From Burning Jet Off Coast of Scotland

Posted January 28, 2011 by BNO News

Two crew members from the UK RAF ejected their Tornado GR4 before it burst into flames and crashed in the sea off the west coast of Scotland during a routine training mission.

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India Buys 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Military Transports for $4.1 Billion

Posted June 6, 2011 by BNO News

The government of India on Monday announced the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III’s for approximately $4.1 billion.

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UK Orders 14 New Chinook Helicopters from Boeing in $1.6 Billion Deal

Posted August 22, 2011 by BNO News

British Defense Secretary Liam Foxon Monday announced that the Royal Air Force has agreed to buy more than a dozen new Chinook helicopters worth $1.64 billion for its mission in Afghanistan.

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The B-25 "Grumpy". (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)
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Mission Briefing: Doolittle Raiders 70th Anniversary Flight Prepares for Departure

Posted April 10, 2012 by Bryan Heim

The World War II B-25 bomber known as Grumpy will soon make a historic flight commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid.

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North Korea Ready To Try Another Rocket Launch Carrying ‘Satellite’

Posted December 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.

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Boeing P-8A Poseidon T3 Completes First Test Flight

Posted August 2, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Monday announced that its P-8A Poseidon aircraft T3 successfully completed its first flight test.

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Moammar Qadaffi personal Afriqiyah Airbus A330 taxis to take off from New York's JFK Airport following an appearance at the UN General Assembly in 2009
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Libya Closes All Airports After UN Authorizes No-Fly Zone

Posted March 18, 2011 by BNO News

Libyan authorities have reportedly closed civilian airports, including Tripoli International Airport, after the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution to impose a no-fly zone on Libya.

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U.S. Prosecutors Charge German Man with Murder of Airmen at Frankfurt Airport

Posted June 23, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged a German man with murdering two U.S. service members during a shooting spree at Frankfurt airport in early March. German officials previously described it as an act of terrorism.

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Remains of Americans Lost in World War II Bomber Crash Returned from Germany 67 Years Later

Posted October 22, 2011 by BNO News

The remains of 10 U.S. service members who went missing when their B-24 Liberator crashed in Germany during World War II have been identified and returned to their families, the U.S. military announced on Saturday.

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