Phil Derner shares a somewhat challenging planespotting experience. Aside from not being able to control the aircraft themselves, photographers must fend with weather, runways, road traffic and camera settings. Maybe he should have stayed in bed.
An Airbus A380 made a surprise visit to Boston Logan Airport today for proving runs, the first visit for the type. Great coverage was still obtained thanks to Matt Tomlin and Mark Garfinkel, who were on the scene as the US gets another A380-airport under its belt.
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.
This week, the Air France A380 came to New York, American Airlines put their first Oneworld 767 into service, the first 747-8 rolled out of the paintshop, Airbus unveiled A320 winglets, Boeing announces hope to fly 787 in December, the FAA has a computer glitch, Air Austral orders a fire hazard in the sky and Horizon goes green with a new scheme.
Southwest put on quite a show this weekend to mark their momentous entry into the New York City market. Here are some of the best photos of the first arrivals and the festivities in the terminals.
AirTran Airways has painted one of their 717-200s in blue and black to celebrate the signing of Orlando Magic player Dwight Howard’s signing to an advertising deal.
PANDAS ON A PLANE!! FedEx donated a flight to two pandas born in the U.S. to transport them to China. To commemorate, they slapped some Panda decals on their first Boeing 777F, which we bring to you with both photo and video coverage.
An amazing representation from multiple branches of the US Military bring thousands of people a ton of excitement including aircraft that span over five decades. Photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal bring you all of the action.
Arrow Air, the Miami-based cargo carrier with a long history of cargo, passenger and even aircraft leasing operations, grounded their fleet on Wednesday, concluding several years of financial gloom.
No punches were pulled at SkyFest 2010 at Fairchild Air Force Base, where Jeremy Lindgren’s gallery shares with us a plethora of thrilling military aircraft strutting their stuff!
An NYCA forum member visiting London caught perhaps the last photo of the tragic Yemenia A310, registration 7O-ADJ, as it approached Heathrow on Monday, June 28th.
The International Society for Aviation Photography were out in force at this year’s second Red Flag training exercises at Nellis Air Force Base outside Las Vegas. Alberto Riva takes you there with coverage from both sides of the camera.
China Eastern Airlines has a new special scheme on a Boeing 737-700 that was captured by David Lilienthal at Boeing Field before being delivered to Shanghai.
AirTran’s 717-200 N891AT is all black and red for the Atlanta Falcons.
Albany may be the capitol of New York, but Boeing Field in Seattle just might be the 737 capitol of the world. Check out the best places to spot aircraft at both airports with our new spotting guides
Horizon Air’s newest Bombardier Q400, entering service this week, is sporting an eye-catching “Comfortably Greener” livery
Despite work and other daily responsibilities, rarely does my alarm go off as early as 5AM. As I struggled to get out of bed in the dark, I knew my day would be worth the five hours of sleep and four plus hour roundtrip drive…