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Airline News

Russian Fighter Jet Crash in Ural Mountains Kills Both Pilots

Posted September 6, 2011 by BNO News

A Russian Air Force Mikoyan MiG-31 fither jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.

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An Iraqi Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules takes off. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
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Military News

Iraqi Air Force Receives Three New C-130J Super Hercules Transports

Posted December 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first three of six C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft to the Iraqi Air Force

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Aviation News

Shooting Spree by Afghan Pilot at Kabul Airport Kills At Least 9

Posted April 27, 2011 by BNO News

An Afghan military officer opened fire at an air force base in the Afghan capital on late Wednesday morning, officials said, killing at least nine people and injuring others.

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Aviation News

China Building First Aircraft Carrier: Official

Posted June 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Chinese military official on Thursday acknowledged that China is developing its first aircraft carrier.

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Military News

Air Force Pilots Balk at Flying the World’s Most Expensive Fighter Jet

Posted May 1, 2012 by Cora Currier, ProPublica

The pricey F-22 Raptor jet has just gotten back up in the air, but the safety problem that grounded it doesn’t seem to be resolved.

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Aviation News

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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Aviation News

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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Aviation News

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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Military News

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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Military News

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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Iran Test-Fires New Homebuilt Air-Defense Missile

Posted April 17, 2011 by BNO News

Iran successfully test-fired its latest air-defense missile system, dubbed the Sayyad 2, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported Saturday.

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Aviation News

US Army Private Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle Explosives Onto Airliner

Posted July 14, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. soldier has been arrested and charged with attempting to board a United Airlines flight while possessing a small amount of explosives, prosecutors in Arizona confirmed on Thursday.

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Aviation News

NATO Launches First Attack Helicopter Missions in Libya

Posted June 5, 2011 by BNO News

NATO forces on early Saturday morning began using attack helicopters for the first time during military operations over Libya, the multinational force said.

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Aviation News

Red Arrows Stunt Pilot Killed in England Airshow Crash

Posted August 21, 2011 by BNO News

A pilot of the UK Royal Air Force Aerobatics Team was killed on Saturday afternoon when his aircraft crashed after a display at the Bournemouth Air Festival in Dorset, the UK Ministry of Defense confirmed.

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Navy Fighter Jet Crashes Into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex

Posted April 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet crashed in a residential area of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Friday afternoon. Both pilots were reported to have ejected, but injuries on the ground were not immediately clear.

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Russian Fighter Jet Crashes Near China Border, Killing Both Pilots

Posted October 20, 2011 by BNO News

Two pilots were killed early Thursday morning when their Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer fighter jet crashed while landing at an airbase in Russia’s Far East, officials said.

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LAWA staff, construction workers from Walsh-Austin Joint Venture, and special guest, veteran Pete Howenstein pose in the great hall of the South Concourse with an American flag during a pre-Memorial Day tribute, May 24, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Shrank/NYCAviation)
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Government News

A Sneak Peek Inside New Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX

Posted June 6, 2012 by Stephen Shrank

Just before Memorial Day, Los Angeles International Airport took the opportunity to host veterans, press and other VIPs for a tour of the New Tom Bradley International Terminal construction site.

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Inside the US Coast Guard’s SAR Response to a Plane Crash

Posted March 18, 2014 by George Damanis

What’s involved in a waterborne search for a missing plane? The Coast Guard and its hardworking members have been and continue to be semper paratus, or “always ready.”

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British Airliner Strays Into Israeli Airspace, Has Near-Miss with Fighter Jet

Posted October 20, 2010 by BNO News

A British passenger plane strayed into Israeli airspace after taking off from Egypt and nearly collided with an Israeli Air Force fighter jet, the Israeli military said on Tuesday.

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