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My first shot was shot in monochromatic mode. Just one of the settings I forgot to change before starting to shoot.
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Photo Phail

Posted September 3, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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(Photo by David Lilienthal)
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Aviation News

SPY PHOTOS: SunExpress New Livery Revealed

Posted April 15, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

World’s first photos of a new livery for SunExpress 737s.

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The Airbus A380 passes the Prudential Building in Boston while approaching Runway 33L. (Photo by Mark Garfinkel)
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Aviation News

PHOTOS: Airbus Sneaks A380 Into Boston

Posted February 8, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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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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Air France's first A80 touches down at New York's JFK Airport. (Photo by Phil Derner, Jr.)
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Aviation News

Week in Review

Posted November 20, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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FedEx Puts Pandas on Their First 777F

Posted February 4, 2010 by Mark Hsiung

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.

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Photo Roundup: Southwest Arrives at LaGuardia

Posted June 28, 2009 by NYCA Admin

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.

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AirTran Introduces Their Fourth Logojet: “Magic 1″

Posted December 16, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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Photo Gallery: Joint Base Lewis-McChord Air Expo

Posted July 20, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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LAX Observation Deck Reopens Saturday, July 10th

Posted July 9, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The observation deck atop Los Angeles International Airport’s iconic Theme Building will reopen to visitors on Saturday, July 10th.

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Photo Gallery: Arrow Air Ceases Operations After 63 Years of Service

Posted July 1, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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Shot by NYCA'er Jiasong Zhu on June 28th on approach to London Heathrow, barely a day before the tragic crash in Comoros. Click photo for larger version.
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Last Known Photo of Crashed Yemenia Airbus A310 7O-ADJ

Posted June 30, 2009 by NYCA Admin

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.

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Photo Gallery: SkyFest 2010 at Fairchild Air Force Base

Posted July 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

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!

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Jet Fighters and Lenses: The ISAP Photographers Meet in Las Vegas

Posted March 9, 2010 by Alberto Riva

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.

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New Spotting Guides Published for Albany International Airport and Boeing Field

Posted July 25, 2009 by NYCA Admin

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

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Horizon Air Unveils ‘Comfortably Greener’ Q400 Livery

Posted November 18, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Horizon Air’s newest Bombardier Q400, entering service this week, is sporting an eye-catching “Comfortably Greener” livery

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Military News

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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Enthusiast News

PHOTOS: China Eastern’s New 737 Special Paint Scheme Spied in Seattle

Posted April 12, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

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.

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JetBlue's new 10th anniversary scheme on A320 N569JB.
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PHOTOS: Jetblue Unveils New 10th Anniversary Scheme

Posted February 11, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

JetBlue has today unveiled what is their most unique and colorful paint scheme ever to celebrate their 10th anniversary! They also introduced their newest tail-fin that will adorn freshly painted and new aircraft.

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Photoshop Tutorial (with Video!): How to Get Rid of Dust Spots in Your Aviation Photos

Posted March 15, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Dust spots are pesky rivals to even the most vigilant aviation photographers everywhere. Here we show you a solid, fast way to get them all, minus the frustration.

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