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Closeup Damage Photos of Air France A380 and Delta CRJ Bumper Planes

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

NYCAviation has obtained closeup photos of the Air France A380 and Delta Connection/Comair CRJ-700 that were involved in a ground collision at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday night.

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Live Video: NASA Announces Space Shuttle Destinations

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Watch live video of NASA administrator Charles Bolden announcing which institutions are to receive the four remaining Space Shuttles today at 1pm EDT.

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ANA Paints Planes in Special Livery in Support of Earthquake and Tsunami Victims

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

All Nippon Airlines will paint five aircraft with a special livery signifying their support of the ongoing recovery efforts in northern Japan.

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The Top 3 Space Shuttle Destinations (with 30th Anniversary Photo Gallery)

Posted April 12, 2011 by Suresh Atapattu

NASA will announce the final resting place of the four remaining Space Shuttles on Tuesday at 1pm ET. Here are the institutions most likely to win them, along with some amazing photos of Shuttles in action.

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Air Traffic Control Audio: Air France Airbus A380 Hits Delta CRJ-700 at JFK

Posted April 12, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Conversation between Air France Flight 7, Comair/Delta Connection Flight 6293 and the JFK Airport control tower, before and immediately after the left wing of the Airbus A380 superjumbo clipped the relatively tiny Bombardier CRJ-700.

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Delta Connection CRJ appears to have suffered damage to its vertical stabilizer and left horizontal stabilizer
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Air France Airbus A380 Clips Smaller Delta Jet at Kennedy Airport in New York

Posted April 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

An Air France Airbus A380 superjumbo jet has clipped the tail of a smaller Delta Air Lines plane while taxiing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Video: Going Weightless During Boeing 747-8F Test Flight

Posted April 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Engineers testing structural capacity of the 747-8 Freighter experience a roller coaster-like weightlessness as Boeing pilots put the new jet through its paces.

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FAA Opens New Air Traffic Control System Command Center in Virginia

Posted April 11, 2011 by BNO News

The FAA on Monday announced the opening of a the new David J. Hurley Air Traffic Control System Command Center in Warrenton, Virginia.

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Video: Antonov An-124 Loads Giant Concrete Pump in Atlanta for Delivery to Crippled Japan Nuke Plant

Posted April 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Volga-Dnepr Airlines Antonov An-124 chartered by Japan’s disgraced Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) landed in Atlanta on Friday to pick up a giant Putzmeister concrete pump for delivery to Japan.

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Google Allowed to Takeover ITA Software, But Not Without Conditions: DOJ

Posted April 9, 2011 by BNO News

The United States Dept. of Justice on Friday announced that Google must fulfill some requirements in order to proceed with its proposed acquisition of ITA Software in order to protect competitiveness in airfare systems.

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China to Build 56 New Airports in Next 5 Years

Posted April 7, 2011 by BNO News

The Civil Aviation Administration of China on Thursday announced that 56 airports will be constructed in the next five years to expand the country’s transport capacity.

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Bizarre Air Traffic Control Audio: Pilot Really Wants to Land on Rockaway Beach

Posted April 7, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Here is a recording of the very odd conversation between the pilot of the small plane that landed on Rockaway Beach this past Monday and an air traffic controller at JFK International Airport.

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Qatar Airways Orders Five More Boeing 777s

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing and Qatar Airways today announced an order for five new 777 aircraft, worth $1.4 billion at list prices.

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PHOTOS: United Airlines Reveals Retro “Friend Ship” Livery

Posted April 6, 2011 by David Parker Brown

In celebration of their 85th birthday, United Airlines unveiled an Airbus A320 painted in their classic “Friend Ship” livery at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

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Fighter Jet Crashes at California Navy Base, Killing Two Airmen

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet crashed near Naval Air Station Lemoore in southern California Wednesday afternoon, killing both crewmen on board.

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NASA and Russia to Discuss Nuclear-Powered Spaceship Project

Posted April 6, 2011 by BNO News

Russia’s Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, on Monday announced that it will discuss a nuclear-powered spaceship project with NASA, with a nuclear rocket engine design to be completed by next year.

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Algeria’s Tassili Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-800

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Tassili Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing aircraft, a 737-800. The Algiers-based carrier has three more on order.

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Air Agreements Between Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Russia Draw Ire of European Union

Posted April 6, 2011 by BNO News

The European Union on Wednesday announced that its Commission has launched infringement procedures against two Member States over their bilateral air service agreements with Russia.

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on New York City Beach

Posted April 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A small aircraft has landed safely on a beach in New York City, according to the city’s Office of Emergency Management.

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PHOTOS: Wreckage of Air France Flight 447 Found in Atlantic Ocean

Posted April 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Newly released photos show the recently-found wreckage of Air France Flight 447 at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

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