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Is This the Best Airline Commercial Ever?

Posted June 24, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Most airlines gave up on the use of T&A to sell flights around the same time bell bottoms went out of style. Moscow-based startup Avianova isn’t having any of that noise.

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Red Bull Air Race Wows New Yorkers; Bonhomme Takes Home Victory

Posted June 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Over 75,000 fans standing in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty watched Paul Bonhomme win the first ever Red Bull Air Race New York, concluding four days of thrilling aerial action never before seen in the Big Apple.

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Unusual Cracks Found on Two American Airlines 767s

Posted June 22, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Engineers from Boeing, American Airlines and the FAA are closely examining structural cracks recently found on the engine pylons of three 767 airliners.

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PHOTOS: Ships and Helicopters Entertain Thousands of New Yorkers During Fleet Week 2010

Posted June 11, 2010 by Scott Snorteland

A parade of ships, demonstrations by Marine helicopters and other events thrilled huge crowds during New York’s 26th annual Fleet Week. Scott Snorteland snapped some great photos of the action.

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American Airlines Breaks Bikes

Posted June 8, 2010 by NYCA Admin

What recourse do you have when an airline destroys your $1,800 bicycle and screws up your long-planned vacation? According to American Airlines, nothing.

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747-8F Emerges From Paint Hangar Wearing New Cargolux Livery

Posted June 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The first Boeing 747-8F to be painted with a customer’s livery has emerged from the paint hangar in Everett, Wash.

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JFK Airport Runway Replacement Megaproject Approaching On-Time Arrival

Posted June 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The massive $376 million project to renovate the longest, busiest runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York is nearing completion. Here’s how they’re getting it done right on schedule.

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PHOTOS: 2010 New York Air Show at Jones Beach

Posted May 31, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Jones Beach Air Show brought out huge crowds this weekend and photographer Scott Snorteland was in the air and on the ground to capture some of the best moments on camera.

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California Man Thinks He’s Henry Hill, Sues City for Following Him with Helicopters

Posted May 31, 2010 by Matt Molnar

A man who may have seen the movie Goodfellas one time too many is suing the city of Huntington Beach, Calif. for sending helicopters and planes to follow him 20 times a day for the past two years.

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Presidential Visit Mangles Runway at Small Massachusetts Airport

Posted May 28, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The single runway of a tiny airfield west of Boston suffered severe damage when President Barack Obama paid a visit in April. Now the owner is petitioning the government to fix it.

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Flying Through History Aboard the B-17 Flying Fortress: A Photo Essay

Posted May 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was America’s workhorse bomber throughout World War II. Few flyable copies remain, but two of them, Liberty Belle and Aluminum Overcast, recently visited Seattle. We got to fly both of them.

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John Travolta’s Dogs Killed by Ground Equipment at Bangor Airport

Posted May 18, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A truck on its way to service John Travolta’s aircraft accidentally hit and killed two dogs belonging to the actor’s family as they were being walked on the tarmac at Bangor International Airport.

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MIT-Designed, Fish-Shaped Airliners Could Burn 70% Less Fuel

Posted May 18, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A team of MIT researchers has unveiled their aircraft designs for NASA’s N+3 initiative, an engineering study intended to help define the next three generations of commercial aviation while reducing fuel usage by 70% and NOx emissions by 75%.

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Cockpit Fire Forces United 757 to Make Emergency Landing

Posted May 18, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A small fire broke out in the cockpit of a United Airlines flight to Los Angeles about 30 minutes after taking of from New York JFK Sunday evening, forcing the Boeing 757 to make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles.

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JFK’s Bayswater Park Padlocked Due to Budget Cuts

Posted May 13, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Budget cuts today brought upon the sudden, though expected closure of Bayswater Point State Park, a popular spot for aviation enthusiasts and their families. Find out how you can help get the park opened again so you can enjoy those famous skyline photos from JFK.

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Southwest Announces Two New South Carolina Destinations

Posted May 13, 2010 by Julie Vessigault

Charleston and Greenville-Spartanburg will be added to the Southwest route map starting next year.

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Video: Boeing Powers Up First GEnx-Engined 787

Posted May 13, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Boeing has completed the first power-up and engine testing of a General Electric GEnx powered 787 Dreamliner.

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JetBlue Forms Alliance with South African

Posted May 8, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

jetBlue Airways and South African Airways have announced a partnership that will allow passengers to fly on both airlines with a single ticket.

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American Airlines Pilot Argues with Control Tower, Makes Emergency Landing at JFK

Posted May 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A snippity exchange between the crew of an American Airlines 767 and the Kennedy Airport control tower on Wednesday concluded when the plane made an emergency landing.

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RwandAir Orders Two Boeing 737-800s

Posted May 6, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, has ordered two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

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