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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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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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Up Close and Personal With a C-17 Globemaster

Posted July 24, 2014 by Danielle Gibeault

An aerial pairing of the C-17 Globemaster and the KC-135 Stratotanker was the recent highlight at a media day in which journalists were afforded the rare opportunity to ride along.

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Video: On Board the US Air Force Doomsday Plane

Posted June 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Diane Sawyer gets an unprecedented look inside the E-4B Nightwatch, aka the Doomsday Plane, the 747 built to keep the nation’s command and control structure operational from the air if ground bases are rendered useless by a nuclear attack.

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Oman Orders Two Additional C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft

Posted August 17, 2010 by BNO News

Lockheed Martin on Monday signed a contract with the Sultanate of Oman for two more C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.

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Emirates Jet Lands Safely in New York Amid Global Terror Alerts

Posted October 29, 2010 by BNO News

Fighter jets escorted an Emirates passenger plane as it entered US air space enroute to New York amid a continuing series of terror alerts on Friday.

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US Navy Boeing P-8A Poseidon takes off in 2010.
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Sixth Boeing P-8A Poseidon Takes Flight

Posted April 24, 2011 by Brandon Farris

The fifth Boeing P-8A Poseidon made its first flight this week, the first Poseidon to fly since Boeing and the US Navy announced a new $1.6 billion contract for six of the heavily modified 737’s that are to replace the Navy’s fleet of aging Lockheed P-3 Orions.

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US Army Helicopter Shot Down in Eastern Afghanistan Killing 38, Including 22 Navy SEALs

Posted August 6, 2011 by BNO News

A US Army Chinook helicopter on a mission to deliver elite Navy SEALs on a rescue mission crashed Saturday morning, killing all 38 on board, including 22 members of the famous SEAL Team Six.

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The first production Boeing P-8A Poseidon LRIP1-1 takes off from Boeing Field for Naval Air Station Jacksonville.
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Boeing Delivers First 737-Based P-8A Poseidon to US Navy

Posted March 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Based on Boeing’s popular 737 airliner, the P-8A is a long-range, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft meant to replace the Navy’s aging fleet of Lockheed P-3 Orion aircraft.

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F-22 Fighter Jets Intercept Two Small Planes Over New Jersey

Posted September 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two private aircraft were intercepted by fighters over New Jersey Tuesday after violating a restricted area surrounding the United Nations.

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Video: Libyan Air Force Fighter Pilots Defect to Malta with Dassault Mirage F1 Jets

Posted February 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Two Libyan Air Force colonels flew their Dassault Mirage F1 fighter jets to Malta and defected rather than obeying orders to bomb protesters in Libya.

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BAE Systems and Dassault Form Joint Venture to Build Drones

Posted June 8, 2011 by BNO News

BAE Systems, along with Dassault Aviation, on Wednesday announced a joint program to develop a next generation unmanned aircraft system called Telemos.

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Over a dozen North American B-25 Mitchell bombers gathered in Ohio this month. (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)
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Doolittle Reunion: Massive Gathering of B-25 Bombers Takes Off in Ohio

Posted April 24, 2012 by Bryan Heim

The first day of the Doolittle Raiders reunion was dampened by record rainfall, but day two featured 20 amazing old aircraft soaring in front of 10,000 excited enthusiasts.

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PHOTO GALLERY: 2010 Westfield Airshow Wows Hundreds of Thousands

Posted August 21, 2010 by Bill Vogt

Great coverage all weekend from Bill Vogt at the 2010 Westfield International Airshow at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Massachusetts.

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